• Short Summary

    MR. IAN ROBERTSON, THE 21-YEAR-OLD FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENTS,?

  • Description

    MR. IAN ROBERTSON, THE 21-YEAR-OLD FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENTS, ARRIVED IN ATHENS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON HIS WAY TO STUDY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. MR. ROBERTSON WAS BANNED FROM TAKING PART IN UNION ACTIVITIES FOR FIVE YEARS BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT. THE BANNING CAME A FEW WEEKS BEFORE THE VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA THIS YEAR OF SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY WHO WAS INVITED BY MR. ROBERTSON TO ADDRESS THE STUDENT BODY.

    MR. ROBERTSON ALSO PLANS TO VISIT GENEVA AND AMSTERDAM BEFORE ARRIVING IN LONDON ON SEPTEMBER 13.

    AT THE AIRPORT HE WAS ASKED HIS REACTION TO THE ASSASSINATION OF DR. HENDRIK VERWOERD, THE LATE SOUTH AFRICAN PRIME MINISTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9XFDPEFWLCPB8H0M5N260AAC3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9XFDPEFWLCPB8H0M5N260AAC3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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