• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL ARRIVED IN PARIS BY AIR YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FROM DAKAR FOR A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT TO FRANCE.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL ARRIVED IN PARIS BY AIR YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FROM DAKAR FOR A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT TO FRANCE. ONE OF HIS LAST OFFICIAL ACTS BEFORE LEAVING DAKAR WAS RECEIVING THE NEW UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SENEGAL, MR. RIVKIN. IN LATE SEPTEMBER, PRESIDENT SENGHOR VISITED THE UNITED STATES, WHERE HE WAS WELCOMED IN WASHINGTON BY PRESIDENT JOHNSON. DESCRIBING SENEGAL AS "A VERY FRIENDLY AND VIGOROUS AFRICAN NATION", PRESIDENT JOHNSON TOLD PRESIDENT SENGHOR THAT THE UNITED STATES INTENDED TO BE "A GOOD FRIEND AND A STRONG ALLY" TO SENEGAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAZCC76PRCMSUTL9IHYWZXF76O
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZCC76PRCMSUTL9IHYWZXF76O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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