• Short Summary

    CHANCELLOR KURT KIESINGER OF WEST GERMANY FLEW TO WEST BERLIN TODAY (SUNDAY) FROM BONN TO ATTEND HIS CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S ANNUAL CONVENTION.

  • Description

    CHANCELLOR KURT KIESINGER OF WEST GERMANY FLEW TO WEST BERLIN TODAY (SUNDAY) FROM BONN TO ATTEND HIS CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S ANNUAL CONVENTION. MR. KIESINGER MADE THE FLIGHT IN A SPECIAL UNITED STATES AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT OVER 110 MILES (176 KMS) OF EAST GERMAN TERRITORY.

    THE CONVENTION IS DUE TO START TOMORROW MORNING IN SPITE OF STRONG EAST GERMAN OPPOSITION AND A THREAT BY STUDENT LEADERS TO DISRUPT IT.

    POLICE HAVE PUT OUT A PARTIAL ALERT FOR TOMORROW, WHEN THE NON-PARLIAMENTARY OPPOSITION -- MAINLY STUDENTS AND LEFT-WING INTELLECTUALS -- PLAN TWO MAJORS ACTIONS. THE OPPOSING FACTIONS HAVE CALLED ON THEIR SUPPORTERS TO EQUIP THEMSELVES WITH EGGS, PAINT AND TOMATOES.

    CHANCELLOR KIESINGER WAS MET ON ARRIVAL TODAY BY THE MAYOR OF WEST BERLIN, KLAUS SCHUETZ AND PARTY OFFICIALS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9U2QYYJYVWKDJ06SBGG45HWZK
    Media URN:
    VLVA9U2QYYJYVWKDJ06SBGG45HWZK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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