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    THE WEST GERMAN PERMANENT OBSERVER AT THE UNITED NATIONS, HERR K.HEINRICH KNAPPSTEIN, WAS FILMED IN?

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    THE WEST GERMAN PERMANENT OBSERVER AT THE UNITED NATIONS, HERR K.HEINRICH KNAPPSTEIN, WAS FILMED IN NEW YORK, MAY 31, AT HIS OFFICE, 460 PARK AVENUE, AND AT THE U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY. HE HAS BEEN TIPPED AS A LIKELY CANDIDATE FOR THE AMBASSADORSHIP IN WASHINGTON, SHOULD THE PRESENT INCUMBENT, DR WILHELM CREWE, BE REPLACED.

    DR CREWE WAS RECALLED, AND ARRIVED IN BONN, MAY 18, FOR CONSULTATIONS FOLLOWING A CRISIS IN WEST GERMAN-AMERICAN RELATIONS OVER BERLIN. THE AMBASSADOR SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN IN THE CENTRE OF THE TROUBLE WHICH RESULTED IN THE STATE DEPARTMENT DEALING WITH BONN DIRECT THROUGH THE US EMBASSY THERE RATHER THAN THROUGH DR CREWE IN WASHINGTON.

    HERR KNAPPSTEIN IS A 56-YEAR-OLD GERMAN DIPLOMATIST EDUCATED AT THE UNIVERSITIES OF COLOGNE, BERLIN, BONN AND CINCINNATI. AFTER WORLD WAS TWO HE HELD A REGIONAL MINISTERIAL POST, WAS CONSUL- GENERAL IN CHICAGO FOR FIVE YEARS, AMBASSADOR TO SPAIN FOR TWO, AND BECAME A DEPUTY STATE SECRETARY IN THE BONN FOREIGN MINISTRY BEFORE GOING TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN 1960.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACYGATSCR8UODXNHFRX3H7QEV6
    Media URN:
    VLVACYGATSCR8UODXNHFRX3H7QEV6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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