• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA, ON A STATE VISIT TO AMERICA, ENDED A TWO-DAY SESSION OF TALKS WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN WASHINGTON THIS WEEK.

  • Description

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA, ON A STATE VISIT TO AMERICA, ENDED A TWO-DAY SESSION OF TALKS WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN WASHINGTON THIS WEEK.IN A JOINT COMMUNIQUE, THE TWO LEADERS SUPPORTED THE AFRICAN DRIVE FOR INDEPENDENCE, BUT EXPRESSED "FERVENT" HOPE THAT THE FINAL STEPS TO FREEDOM COULD BE ACHIEVED PEACEFULLY.

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY STRESSED U.S.FRIENDSHIP FOR ETHIOPIA AND REAFFIRMED SUPPORT FOR THE COUNTRY IN ITS BORDER DISPUTE WITH SOMALIA.BUT THE PRESIDENT REPORTEDLY URGED EMPEROR SELASSIE TO FOLLOW A MODERATE COURSE IN EFFORTS TO SETTLE THE DISPUTE.

    THE BEARDED, 72-YEAR-OLD AFRICAN MONARCH IS FILMED WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY AS THEY LEFT WOODMONT COUNTRY CLUB, NEAR THE CAPITAL AFTER LUNCH ON WEDNESDAY -- THE DAY BEFORE HE ENDED HIS VISIT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAJCE8B9GZ84XVBPXUGLA2K9T
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJCE8B9GZ84XVBPXUGLA2K9T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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