• Short Summary

    CHANCELLOR ERHARD, IN WEST BERLIN FOR A 24 HOUR VISIT -- THE FIRST SINCE HE TOOK OFFICE EARLIER THIS MONTH -- TODAY (TUESDAY) VISITED THE BERLIN WALL.

  • Description

    CHANCELLOR ERHARD, IN WEST BERLIN FOR A 24 HOUR VISIT -- THE FIRST SINCE HE TOOK OFFICE EARLIER THIS MONTH -- TODAY (TUESDAY) VISITED THE BERLIN WALL.

    HE WENT TO THE MEMORIAL COMMEMORATING THE SPOT WHERE PETER FECHTER, THE EAST GERMAN YOUTH SHOT WHILE ESCAPING TO THE WEST, WAS LEFT TO BLEED TO DEATH.

    SOON AFTER ARRIVING YESTERDAY THE CHANCELLOR HAD AN HOUR'S TALK WITH HERR BRANDT, WEST BERLIN'S MAYOR AND ATTENDED A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE SENATE.HE PLEDGED HIS GOVERNMENT IN BONN TO DEVELOP CLOSER TIES WITH THE WEST BERLIN AUTHORITIES.

    BEFORE RETURNING TO BONN THIS AFTERNOON, HE TOLD REPORTERS THAT HIS MAIN TASK WAS TO STRENGTHEN THE WESTERN ALLIANCE AND SPEED UP EUROPEAN INTEGRATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAF91MU0MR81H24AH1M456UUVK
    Media URN:
    VLVAAF91MU0MR81H24AH1M456UUVK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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