• Short Summary

    AMERICANS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE HAVE BEEN PAYING THEIR LAST RESPECTS TO FORMER PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER.

  • Description

    AMERICANS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE HAVE BEEN PAYING THEIR LAST RESPECTS TO FORMER PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) THEY FILED PAST HIS BODY BY THE THOUSANDS AS IT LAY IN STATE AT ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN NEW YORK.

    THE LINE OF MOURNERS EXTENDED FOR MORE THAN A BLOCK AROUND THE CHURCH ON PARK AVENUE, JUST ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE WALDORF TOWERS HOTEL WHERE MR. HOOVER DIED ON TUESDAY AT THE AGE OF 90.

    THE FLYING-IN-STATE ENDS TODAY WITH A MEMORIAL SERVICE ATTENDANCE BY GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND PERSONS CLOSE TO MR. HOOVER. TOMORROW THE BODY WILL BE MOVED TO WASHINGTON WHERE IT WILL LIE IN THE ROTUNDA OF THE CAPITOL. AND ON SUNDAY THE CASKET WILL BE FLOWN TO THE MIDWESTERN U.S. THERE MR. HOOVER WILL BE BURIED IN HIS HOME TOWN OF WEST BRANCH, IOWA, ON A GRASSY HILL OVERLOOKING THE TWO-ROOM FARMHOUSE IN WHICH HE WAS BORN IN 1874.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB6BG847I0TN9SXFAPZXF92VCR
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6BG847I0TN9SXFAPZXF92VCR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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