• Short Summary

    In Taiwan's capital Taipei May 2 Visnews filmed Nationalist China's President Chiang Kai-Shek at a reception and tea party given by him in honour of officers and men of the US Military Assistance and Advisory Group on the Island.

  • Description

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    LV. People awaiting the arrival of the President of the Party.
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    2.
    LV. Sign - "President's Tea Party".
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    3.
    SV. U.S. Serviceman and their wives seated at tables.
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    4.
    LTV. The arrival of President Chiang Kai-Shek.
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    5.
    STV. Ditto.
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    6.
    SV. People in attendance.
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    STV. The President seated with high-ranking U.S. Officers.
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    SV. Ditto.
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    9.
    LV. The President.
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    10.
    LV. People gathered around a large canopy.
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    11.
    TV. Food tables
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    12.
    GV. The Party.
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    Initials KJ/MR/CW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In Taiwan's capital Taipei May 2 Visnews filmed Nationalist China's President Chiang Kai-Shek at a reception and tea party given by him in honour of officers and men of the US Military Assistance and Advisory Group on the Island.

    At the party, attended by more than 600 Americans and their wives, President Chiang welcomed newly appointed US Assistant Secretary of State, Mr. Graham Parsons. Mr. Parsons had arrived in Taiwan the same day for a three-day visit.

    The Presidential garden party is held each year to mark the creation of the Military Assistance and Advisory Group in 1950.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABINBMY310M4BFHUBDW0HWI1NY
    Media URN:
    VLVABINBMY310M4BFHUBDW0HWI1NY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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