• Short Summary

    TENS OF THOUSANDS OF CHEERING SPANIARDS WELCOMED THE THREE AMERICAN MOONMEN IN MADRID TODAY AT THE START OF THEIR EUROPEAN TOUR.

  • Description

    TENS OF THOUSANDS OF CHEERING SPANIARDS WELCOMED THE THREE AMERICAN MOONMEN IN MADRID TODAY AT THE START OF THEIR EUROPEAN TOUR. THOUSANDS BURST THROUGH POLICE LINES TO TRY TO TOUCH THE ASTRONAUTS AS THEY PARADED THROUGH THE CITY IN A MOTOR CAVALCADE.

    THE ASTRONAUTS, NEIL ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL COLLINS AND EDWIN ALDRIN, ARRIVED IN MADRID LAST NIGHT WITH THEIR WIVES. THEIR FIRST ENGAGEMENT TODAY WAS A MEETING WITH PRINCE JUAN CARLOS, GENERAL FRANCO'S DESIGNATED SUCCESSOR AND FUTURE KING.

    AFTER THEIR MOTORCADE, AND A WREATH LAYING SERVICE AT THE STATUE OF AMERICA'S DISCOVERER, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, THE ASTRONAUTS WERE EACH PRESENTED WITH A BULLFIGHTERS COSTUME FROM THREE OF SPAIN'S OUTSTANDING BULLFIGHTERS.

    THE ASTRONAUTS LEAVE FOR PARIS TOMORROW.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADAED5CLM1S8GUSEVIF1GCGFRC
    Media URN:
    VLVADAED5CLM1S8GUSEVIF1GCGFRC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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