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    PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) VISITED THE PALACE OF VERSAILLES AND LUNCHED WITH THE FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER, M.

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    PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) VISITED THE PALACE OF VERSAILLES AND LUNCHED WITH THE FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER, M. MICHEL DEBRE. PRESIDENT KAUNDA TOURED THE VAST BUILDINGS OF THE PALACE FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR.

    THE PALACE OF VERSAILLES. ABOUT 12 MILES (19 KMS) FROM PARIS, WAS COMPLETED BY KING LOUIS XIV, KNOWN AS THE "SUN KING". LOUIS XIV BROUGHT TOGETHER AT THE PALACE THE LEADING ARTISTS AND WRITERS OF HIS TIME. THE PALACE REMAINED THE HOME OF THE FRENCH KINGS UNTIL THE REVOLUTION OF 1798.

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA, ON A FOUR-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO FRANCE, ENDED HIS VISIT TO THE PALACE WITH A TOUR OF THE GARDENS AND PARK, WHICH HAVE BEEN MAINTAINED AS THEY WERE IN THE DAYS OF THE KINGS.

    YESTERDAY PRESIDENT KAUNDA HAD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE AND THE FRENCH PREMIER, M. MAURICE COUVE DE MURVILLE. DURING LUNCHEON YESTERDAY AT THE ELYSEE PALACE MR. KAUNDA INVITED PRESIDENT DE GAULLE TO PAY A VISIT TO ZAMBIA AND TANZANIA.

    THE ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT'S VISIT TO FRANCE IS DUE TO END TOMORROW.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAAFO638YXVL8KGTC6QWMLCK2S
    Media URN:
    VLVAAAFO638YXVL8KGTC6QWMLCK2S
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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