• Short Summary

    MEMBERS OF THE SUCCESSFUL AMERICAN MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION ARE ASSEMBLING IN NEW DELHI PRIOR TO THEIR RETURN HOME.

  • Description

    MEMBERS OF THE SUCCESSFUL AMERICAN MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION ARE ASSEMBLING IN NEW DELHI PRIOR TO THEIR RETURN HOME. YESTERDAY (MONDAY) THE TEAM MEMBERS MET MR.NEHRU, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, AT HIS HOME IN NEW DELHI. THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO INDIA, PROFESSOR GAILBRAITH WAS ALSO THERE WITH HIS WIFE.

    THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER TALKED TO MR. WHITTAKER, WHO ON MAY 1 BECAME THE FIRST AMERICAN TO REACH THE SUMMIT OF EVEREST, AND SHERPA GOMBU. WHITTAKER AND BOMBU WERE THE FIRST OF THE SIX MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN TEAM WHO EVENTUALLY REACHED THE TOP.

    A GROUP OF INDIAN FILM STARS, WHO HAD RECENTLY BEEN ENTERTAINING TROOPS ON THE INDO-CHINA BORDER, WERE ALSO AT MR.NEHRU'S HOUSE. HE INTRODUCED THEM TO THE AMERICAN EXPEDITION, AND THE U.S. AMBASSADOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8UMSGR2IX8WGCTK4NWY29D2VK
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UMSGR2IX8WGCTK4NWY29D2VK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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