• Short Summary

    IN ALL PARTS OF WEST GERMANY, PEOPLE ARE IN MOURNING FOR PROFESSOR THEODOR HEUSS, WHO DIED ON THURSDAY.

  • Description

    IN ALL PARTS OF WEST GERMANY, PEOPLE ARE IN MOURNING FOR PROFESSOR THEODOR HEUSS, WHO DIED ON THURSDAY.PROFESSOR HEUSS, A PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT OF THE GERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLIC, WAS ITS FIRST PRESIDENT FROM 1945-59.HE WAS IN HIS EIGHTIETH YEAR.

    NOWHERE IS THE LOSS FELT MORE DEEPLY THAN IN STUTTGART, THE FORMER PRESIDENT'S HOME TOWN THE PLACE WHERE HE DIED.THOUSANDS OF TOWNSPEOPLE HAVE BEEN FILING PAST THE COFFIN, PAYING THEIR LAST RESPECTS, AS HE LIES IN STATE IN THE BADEN-WURTTEMBERGER STATE HOUSE.THE STATE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE IN STUTTGART ON TUESDAY.

    PROFESSOR HEUSS HAD HIS RIGHT LEG AMPUTATED IN AUGUST AFTER THE RAPID SPREAD OF GANGRENE.ALTHOUGH HIS CONDITION WORSENED CONSIDERABLY AFTER THE OPERATION, HE LATER MADE A SURPRISING RECOVERY AND WAS ALLOWED HOME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABP7UKAXTF6FOMK4BI1D3CW73Q
    Media URN:
    VLVABP7UKAXTF6FOMK4BI1D3CW73Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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