• Short Summary

    NEW YORK'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, KNOWN AS IDLEWILD, WAS RECHRISTENED THE JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT?

  • Description

    NEW YORK'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, KNOWN AS IDLEWILD, WAS RECHRISTENED THE JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN A SOLEMN CEREMONY YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

    AMONG THOSE WHO ATTENDED WERE THE ASSASSINATED PRESIDENT'S BROTHER, SEN. EDWARD M. KENNEDY, OF MASSACHUSETTS AND HIS SISTER, MRS JEAN SMITH. THE CEREMONY INVOLVED THE UNVEILING OF THREE SYMBOLIC LETTERS. "J.F.K."
    EDWARD KENNEDY, SPEAKING AFTER THE UNVEILING OF THE THREE LETTERS WHICH WILL GLOW FROM THE NEW SIGN FOR THE AIRPORT, TOLD THE ASSEMBLED GATHERING THAT THE DEDICATION WAS AN EVENT OF WHICH HIS LATE BROTHER WOULD HAVE BEEN PROUD, AND EXPRESSED THE APPRECIATION OF THE ENTIRE KENNEDY FAMILY TO THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK.

    THE LETTERS WILL BE PART OF A NEW 242-FOOT SIGN TO BE SITUATED AT THE TOP OF THE INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS BUILDING WHERE THE CEREMONY TOOK PLACE.

    THE ILLUMINATED "J.F.K." WILL BE ONE OF THE FIRST SIGHTS TO BE SEEN BY VISITORS ARRIVING FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC00VXXOQX6UUP50XG7JET44HO
    Media URN:
    VLVAC00VXXOQX6UUP50XG7JET44HO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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