• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENT OF INDIAN WENT TO THE CITY OF LONDON TO LUNCH AT GUILDHALL TODAY (FRIDAY) BY WAY OF A TRIP DOWN THE THAMES.

  • Description

    THE PRESIDENT OF INDIAN WENT TO THE CITY OF LONDON TO LUNCH AT GUILDHALL TODAY (FRIDAY) BY WAY OF A TRIP DOWN THE THAMES.HE BOARDED THE PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY LAUNCH "NORE" AT WESTMINSTER PIER, AND SAILED PAST SHIPS DRESSED OVERALL IN HIS HONOUR, TO LAND AT TOWER PIER.THERE, TO WELCOME HIM ONE OF THE QUEEN'S WATERMEN IN SCARLET UNIFORM.

    DR.RADHAKRISHNAN, WHO IS ON A TWELVE DAY TOUR OF BRITAIN, HAS BEEN VISITING EDINBURGH, JODRELL BANK, BERKELEY NUCLEAR POWER STATION AND OXFORD - WHERE FOR MANY YEARS HE WAS A PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY, AND WHICH HE'S CALLED HIS SECOND HOME.NOW, BACK IN LONDON, HE WAS HONOURED TODAY WITH THE CITY'S TRADITIONAL WELCOME TO THE HEAD OF A STATE.

    GREETING HIM OUTSIDE GUILDHALL - THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON SIR RALPH PERRING.HE SPOKE OF DR.RADHAKRISHNAN - PHILOSOPHER AND STATESMAN - AS "INDIA PERSONIFIED." THE PRESIDENT, IN HIS REPLY, MADE AN APPEAL TO WORLD LEADERS OF RELIGION AND POLITICS TO EXPRESS THE DESIRE OF THE WHOLE UNIVERSE TO LIVE TOGETHER AS FRIENDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC219U87FPV26RJAE3FZ058CVO
    Media URN:
    VLVAC219U87FPV26RJAE3FZ058CVO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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