• Short Summary

    PRINCE RAINIER AND PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO VISITED THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE IN MEXICO CITY ON TUESDAY.

  • Description

    PRINCE RAINIER AND PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO VISITED THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE IN MEXICO CITY ON TUESDAY. THEY ARRIVED IN THE MEXICAN CAPITAL AFTER A TWO-WEEK TOUR OF THE RUINS OF THE ANCIENT MAYA CIVILISATION IN YUCUTAN, SOUTHERN MEXICO.

    HUNDREDS OF ATHLETES MILLED AROUND THE ROYAL COUPLE. MANY WERE DEMANDING AUTOGRAPHS, BUT PRINCESS GRACE POINTED OUT SMILINGLY THAT ROYALTY DOES NOT SIGN AUTOGRAPHS.

    PRINCE RAINIER AND PRINCESS GRACE TOURED THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE IN AN OPEN CAR VISITING VARIOUS PAVILIONS. LATER THEY VISITED THE INTERNATIONAL CLUB AND THE DINING HALLS. THIS IS THE FIRST VISIT TO THE GAMES BY A HEAD OF STATE.

    THE 1968 OLYMPICS WILL BE A ROYAL OCCASION. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE, THE GRAND DUKE OF LUXEMBOURG, CROWN PRINCE HARALD OF NORWAY, PRINCE BERNHARD OF THE NETHERLANDS, PRINCE PAHLEVI OF IRAN AND PRINCE GEORGE OF HANOVER WILL ALSO WATCH THE GAMES.

    THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION WILL BE AN APPEAL JUDGE FOR THE EQUESTRIAN EVENTS. KING CONSTANTINE WON A GOLD MEDAL IN THE DRAGON CLASS YACHTING AT THE 1960 OLYMPICS.

    AFTER A FEW QUIET DAYS FOLLOWING THE RECENT STUDENT RIOTS IN THE TWO-MONTH OLD CONFLICT BETWEEN GOVERNMENT FORCES AND STUDENTS, FIGHTING BROKE OUT AGAIN LAST NIGHT IN MEXICO CITY. AL LEAST 26 PEOPLE ARE REPORTED KILLED AND SEVERAL HUNDRED WOUNDED IN THE LATEST RIOTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA973346IA9CHTC5TFT0NWEYA01
    Media URN:
    VLVA973346IA9CHTC5TFT0NWEYA01
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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