• Short Summary

    MR KHRUSHCHEV YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) SAW THE COMPLETION OF THE FIRST STAGE OF A SOVIET ENGINEERING FEAT -- THE ASWAN HIGH DAM ON THE RIVER NILE.

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    MR KHRUSHCHEV YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) SAW THE COMPLETION OF THE FIRST STAGE OF A SOVIET ENGINEERING FEAT -- THE ASWAN HIGH DAM ON THE RIVER NILE. THREE BRICKS CAST INTO THE RIVER BY THE SOVIET LEADER, PRESIDENT NASSER AND YEMENI PRESIDENT SALLAL HERALDED THE COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT.

    FOR MR KHRUSHCHEV IT WAS ANOTHER DAY OF ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOMES. ARRIVING BY AIR AT ASWAN, HE WAS CHEERED AND CLAPPED BY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE. THEN HE, TOGETHER WITH PRESIDENT NASSER AND PRESIDENT SALLAL, BOARDED A FERRY FOR THE STONE-DROPPING CEREMONY.

    THE COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT IS A MILESTONE IN THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC'S PROGRESS, FOR PRESIDENT NASSER HAS STAKED HIS COUNTRY'S FUTURE IN THE DAM.

    (TODAY WILL SEE THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE CELEBRATIONS WHEN THE NILE WILL BE DIVERTED BY A DYNAMITE BLAST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACVPOGKNBP0GD1BSZW7UGIXQXQ
    Media URN:
    VLVACVPOGKNBP0GD1BSZW7UGIXQXQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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