• Short Summary

    VISITING U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM ROGERS AND NIGERIA'S GENERAL GOWON MET YESTERDAY (FRIDAY, FEBRUARY?

  • Description

    VISITING U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM ROGERS AND NIGERIA'S GENERAL GOWON MET YESTERDAY (FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH) BEHIND A TIGHT SECURITY CORDON AT THE GENERAL'S LAGOS RESIDENCE.

    THE NIGERIAN LEADER AND HIS GUEST - EACH ASSISTED BY HALF-A-DOZEN TOP AIDES - REVIEWED WIDE-RANGING TOPICS OF MUTUAL INTEREST. AMERICA'S ROLE IN THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR WAS BELIEVED A PROMINENT FEATURE OF THE CLOSED-DOOR TALKS.

    BEFORE LEAVING FOR ACCRA TODAY (SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST) MR ROGERS SAID HIS MEETING WITH GENERAL GOWON SEALED MAJOR EFFORTS MADE ON BOTH SIDES IN LAGOS, TO IMPROVE NIGERIAN-US RELATIONS.

    MR ROGERS SPENT TWO DAYS IN THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL - THE EIGHTH STAGE OF A TEN-NATION AFRICAN TOUR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA1MMSCNXYY0106DC7X44K3OM6
    Media URN:
    VLVAA1MMSCNXYY0106DC7X44K3OM6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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