• Short Summary

    The highest award of the American National Geographic Society, the Hubbard Medal, was presented to British Antarctica expedition leader Sir Vivian Fuchs by President Eisenhower at the White House, Washington, Feb 4.

  • Description

    The highest award of the American National Geographic Society, the Hubbard Medal, was presented to British Antarctica expedition leader Sir Vivian Fuchs by President Eisenhower at the White House, Washington, Feb 4.

    The inscription speaks of Sir Vivian's "brilliant leadership" and "extraordinary contributions" to geographic knowledge. The medal has been awarded only seventeen times.

    The President spent some time chatting with Sir Vivian and Lady Fuchs and Sir Vivian told him that he planned to return to Antarctica in November.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAPUE6CN4GWFA2BG8QVTSSMEBR
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPUE6CN4GWFA2BG8QVTSSMEBR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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