• Short Summary

    MOSCOW GAVE A ROUSING WELCOME ON OCTOBER 19 TO THE COSMONAUTS WHO MADE THE WORLD'S FIRST THREE-MAN SPACE FLIGHT.

  • Description

    MOSCOW GAVE A ROUSING WELCOME ON OCTOBER 19 TO THE COSMONAUTS WHO MADE THE WORLD'S FIRST THREE-MAN SPACE FLIGHT. THE THREE - VLADIMIR KORMAROV, KONSTANTIN FEOKTISTOV AND BORIS YEGOROV - ARE SHOWN ON FILM GETTING A RED-CARPET WELCOME AT MOSCOW AIRPORT.

    FROM THE AIRPORT, THEY DROVE THROUGH CROWD-LINED STREETS TO RED SQUARE, WHERE THOUSANDS MORE HAD GATHERED. THE NEW COMMUNIST PARTY LEADER, MR. LEONID BREZHNEV, LED THE OFFICIAL CONGRATULATIONS. THE RED SQUARE RALLY WAS OPENED BY MR. PODGORNY, THE PARTY SECRETARY.

    AFTERWARDS, THERE WAS A MASSIVE CIVIC MARCH PAST.

    (IT WAS ONE OF MR. BREZHNEV'S FIRST OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS SINCE ASSUMING HIS NEW POST FOLLOWING THE RESIGNATION OF MR. KHRUSHCHEV).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACM73ZPJFRYM81PKX8ZHFWPBEP
    Media URN:
    VLVACM73ZPJFRYM81PKX8ZHFWPBEP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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