• Short Summary

    WEARING A VIVID MARIGOLD-HUED COAT AND HAT OF ENGLISH DESIGN, PRINCESS ALEXANDRA, COUSIN OF QUEEEN ELIZABETH II, ARRIVED HERE THIS (MON) AFTERNOON BY PLANE FROM LONDON TO BEGIN AN OFFICIAL 14-DAY VISIT TO PROMOTE ANGLO-AMERICAN TRADE.

  • Description

    WEARING A VIVID MARIGOLD-HUED COAT AND HAT OF ENGLISH DESIGN, PRINCESS ALEXANDRA, COUSIN OF QUEEEN ELIZABETH II, ARRIVED HERE THIS (MON) AFTERNOON BY PLANE FROM LONDON TO BEGIN AN OFFICIAL 14-DAY VISIT TO PROMOTE ANGLO-AMERICAN TRADE.

    THE 30-YEAR-OLD PRINCESS, ACCOMPANIED BY HER HUSBAND, ANGUS OGILVY, WAS GREETED AT KENNEDY AIRPORT BY SIR PATRICK DEAN, BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES, AND LADY DEAN: A.G.R. ROUSE, BRITISH CONSUL GENERAL IN NEW YORK CITY; JOHN S. (BUD) PALMER, NEW YORK CITY COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC EVENTS, AND A DOZEN OTHER BRITISH AND AMERICAN DIGNITARIES.

    THE PRINCESS SAID SHE AND HER HUSBAND WERE "DELIGHTED" ??? AND EXPRESSED REGRET THAT THEIR SHORT VISIT WOULD PREVENT THEM FROM SEEING MORE OF "YOUR MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY."
    DURING HER AMERICAN VISIT, THE PRINCESS WILL TAKE PART TRADE PROMOTION IN NEW YORK CITY, MINNEAPOLIS, DALLAS, SAN ANTONIO, HOUSTON AND WASHINGTON, D.C. SHE ALSO IS SCHEDULED TO VISIT TORONTO OCT.12.

    THE PRINCESS ALSO SAID THAT IT HAS BEEN A "LONG TIME SINCE SHE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT YOUR CITY."
    SHE MENTIONED CITIES SHE WAS GOING TO VISIT AND AT THIS POINT APPARENTLY FEARING THAT SHE HAD OMITTED A CITY, SHE TURNED TO HER HUSBAND AND ASKED "IS THAT ALL?"
    WHEN SHE RECEIVED AN ASSURING NOD, SHE CONTINUED: "I JUST WISH WE HAD TIME TO SEE MORE OF YOUR MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY, BUT I HOPE ANYHOW THAT WE CAN RETURN AGAIN BEFORE TOO LONG."
    A SPOKESMAN FOR THE PRINCESS SAID THAT SHE ALSO WORE A BROWN DRESS WITH BROWN BELT, CROCODILE SHOES AND HANDBAG.

    HER HUSBAND, THE SECOND SON OF THE 12TH EARL OF AIRLIE, WORE A DARK GREY PIN STRIPED BUSINESS SUIT.

    IN HER FIRST OFFICIAL FUNCTION IN THE CITY, THE PRINCESS IS SCHEDULED TO DELIVER A SPEECH TOMORROW (TUE) AT A LUNCHEON IN THE PLAZA HOTEL SPONSORED BY THE BRITISH-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

    SHE IS ALSO SCHEDULED TO VISIT THE NEW YORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE COLUMBIA-PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER LATER THE SAME AFTERNOON.

    ON WEDNESDAY SHE WILL HAVE LUNCH WITH UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL U THANT AT THE U.N. HEADQUARTERS AND ATTEND A DINNER GIVEN BY MAYOR JOHN V. LINDSAY AT GRACIE MANSION.

    THE PRINCESS AND HER HUSBAND WILL LEAVE KENNEDY AIRPORT AT 10:00 AM THURSDAY FOR CHICAGO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACC9ZIHLCYWSAQWCUMJRL6D2Q9
    Media URN:
    VLVACC9ZIHLCYWSAQWCUMJRL6D2Q9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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