• Short Summary

    As the shock of the assassination of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia reverberated through the capitals of the world today, Saudi embassies were putting on a brave face in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.

  • Description

    1.
    GV TILT UP TO Saudi Arabian Embassy (2 shots)
    0.14

    2.
    SV INTERIOR Embassy counsellor speaks
    1.25


    TRANSCRIPT: COUNSELLOR (SEQ 2): "We received the news of the assassination of His Majesty King Faisal ... with great sorrow and sadness. The assassination was a great shock to the Saudi Arabian people, to the Arab world and the rest of the world and to everyone who knew King Faisal personally. Khalid Ibn Abdul Aziz has been declared officially as King of Saudi Arabia and Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz as Crown Prince. The funeral will take place tomorrow in Riyadh after the prayers in the Great Mosque in Riyadh. God Bless King Faisal Abdul Aziz.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: As the shock of the assassination of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia reverberated through the capitals of the world today, Saudi embassies were putting on a brave face in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.

    In London, where many Arabs called to pay their respects to the dead King, a spokesman read the following statement.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC5P99D49H1NGAJ8W75BT0X4K6
    Media URN:
    VLVAC5P99D49H1NGAJ8W75BT0X4K6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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