• Short Summary

    KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE LAST WEEK (OCTOBER 5) LAID THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE FIRST BIG DAM TO BE BUILT IN HIS COUNTRY ENTIRELY BY GREEK CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES.

  • Description

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    GV AREA
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    2.
    LV ARRIVAL OF KING CONSTANTINE
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    3.
    SV KING OUT OF CAR, WAVES, AND IS GREETED BY OFFICIALS
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    4.
    LV CROWD APPLAUDING
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    SV KING SALUTES AND PAST
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    6.
    LV CROWD
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    7.
    SV PRIESTS
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    8.
    CU KING CONSTANTINE
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    SV OFFICIALS LOOK ON
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    10.
    LV CROWD
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    11.
    CU MINISTER AT MICROPHONE
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    12.
    LV PAN. CROWD
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    13.
    LV PEOPLE APPLAUD
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    14.
    LV KING WALKING TOWARDS CEREMONY AREA
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    15.
    SV KING ABOUT TO LAY CORNER STONE
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    16.
    CU KING LAYING STONE
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    17.
    CU FOUNDATION STONE
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    18.
    LV KING WAVING
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    19.
    LV KING SHAKING HANDS WITH OFFICIALS
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE LAST WEEK (OCTOBER 5) LAID THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE FIRST BIG DAM TO BE BUILT IN HIS COUNTRY ENTIRELY BY GREEK CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES.

    THE DAM IS BEING BUILT AT KASTRAKI, ABOUT 11 MILES (18 KMS) FROM AGRINION IN CENTRAL GREECE. THE PROJECT IS ESTIMATED TO COST 2070-MILLION DRACHMAS (GBP25-MILLION STERLING).

    THE DAM WALL WILL HOLD BACK MORE THAN ONE-BILLION CUBIC YARDS (METRES) OF WATER AND COVER AN AREA OF 28,000 ACRES (11,000 HECTARES).

    A HYDROELECTRIC STATION WILL GENERATE 320,000 KILOWATTS.

    AMONG THOSE AT THE CEREMONY WERE THE GREEK MINISTERS OF COORDINATION, INTERIOR AND INDUSTRY AND THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR, MR. TALBOT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC66P3SFLX2RM7SRPYJDM80N7W
    Media URN:
    VLVAC66P3SFLX2RM7SRPYJDM80N7W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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