• Short Summary

    President Giovanni Gronchi of Italy unveiled Dec 11 in Rome a 42-metra high obelisk to Marconi, the Italian inventor of radio.

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    President Giovanni Gronchi of Italy unveiled Dec 11 in Rome a 42-metra high obelisk to Marconi, the Italian inventor of radio.

    At the ceremony were the sculptor, white-haired Arturo Dazzi who used marble for the obelisk from the Carrara region of Italy where Moors selected his marble for the 'Reclining Woman' statue at the new UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

    On the sides of the obelisk are scenes depicting the inventor's life and work.

    Marconi's widow among the distinguished guests ... and Cardinal Micara of the Vatican.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA8UY6QUMDAM24EMCBQNGK0R4Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAA8UY6QUMDAM24EMCBQNGK0R4Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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