• Short Summary

    The United States' Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger, spent the afternoon of his first?

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    1.
    GV Mohammead Ali Mosque ZOOM TO tower
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    2.
    CU Dome of mosque
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    3.
    SV INT Dr. Kissinger and party looking at chandeliers in mosque
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    CU ZOOM OUT FROM Chandelier
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    CU Dr. Kissinger and party listening to lady guide who describes (in English) details of the mosque
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    CU Stained-glass window
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    TV Kissinger and party looking at buildings from mosque
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    8.
    GV Buildings
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    SV ZOOM TO CU Kissinger and party
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    10.
    GV Coptic Church and museum
    0.58

    11.
    LV & CU Kissinger and party walk through courtyard (3 shots)
    1.15

    12.
    LV INT Kissinger looking at exhibits in museum (2 shots)
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    SV INT Kissinger enters Foreign Ministry and is greeted by Foreign Minister Fahmi. They enter room and sit for talks (2 shots)
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    Initials BB/0018 NC/AW/BB/0055



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The United States' Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger, spent the afternoon of his first full day in Cairo visiting some of the city's sights.

    Dr. Kissinger arrived on Wednesday night (9 October) and spoke with the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Said Ismail Fahmi, for two hours on Thursday morning (10 October).

    Dr. Kissinger and his party visited the Mohammad Ali Mosque, the historic citadel and a Coptic church and museum.

    Mohammad Ali -- a famous nineteenth-century Viceroy of Egypt and innovator -- built the mosque in 1840.

    The Secretary of State was in the Egyptian capital on another of his attempts at "shuttle diplomacy" in continuing efforts to secure a lasting peace in the Middle East.

    On Thursday night he had a marathon meeting with President Sadat who -- because he is observing the month-long Moslem celebrations of Ramadan -- spends the entire day in religious meditation and fasting.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9XPU329496W2ELGVQWOEF38L6
    Media URN:
    VLVA9XPU329496W2ELGVQWOEF38L6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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