• Short Summary

    The President of the French Republic, General Charles De Gaulle, arriving in Novosibirsk, accompanied by Soviet President Podgorny and his enyourage.

  • Description

    The President of the French Republic, General Charles De Gaulle, arriving in Novosibirsk, accompanied by Soviet President Podgorny and his enyourage.

    The people of Novosibirsk gave the distinguished visitor a hearty welcome.

    The two presidents saw the heavy machinery factory and were greeted everywhere by enthusiastic workers.

    President De Gaulle said he was tremendously impressed with size of the plant, the rate of growth and quality of its products. He was pleased at the cooperation between this factory and French enterprises, and stressed that it should be increased in future.

    The guests watched a unique installation at work, which processes parts up to 16 meters long had up to 250 tons in weight.

    General De Gaulle was presented with a souvenir in the shape of a generator model.

    That same day General and President Podgorny, accompanied by French and Soviet officials, visited Science City, Siberia's scientific center.

    Academician Lavreniev, who heads the Siberian branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences, greeted the visitor at the Scientists Club. He voiced the certainty that scientists of the two countries would cooperate even more closely in future as a result of the French President's visit.

    President De Gaulle noted in his reply that Science City had long been world famous for its important research.

    President De Gaulle, President Podgorny were shown through the geological museum, and made a tour of the city.

    In commemoration of his visit, Siberia's scientists presented the distinguished French visitor with diamonds mined in Soviet Yakutia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADACDO9HICZ7M971FC2VSYFY6G
    Media URN:
    VLVADACDO9HICZ7M971FC2VSYFY6G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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