• Short Summary

    CROWDS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR HOURS TODAY (THURSDAY) TO FILE PAST THE BIER OF AUSTRIAN PRESIDENT ADOLF SCHAERF AS HIS BODY LAY IN STATE IN THE COLUMNS HALL OF THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING.

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    CROWDS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR HOURS TODAY (THURSDAY) TO FILE PAST THE BIER OF AUSTRIAN PRESIDENT ADOLF SCHAERF AS HIS BODY LAY IN STATE IN THE COLUMNS HALL OF THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING. HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF CITIZENS ARE EXPECTED TO PAY THEIR LAST RESPECTS TO THE LATE PRESIDENT BEFORE HIS FUNERAL TOMORROW (FRIDAY).

    GENERALS AND COLONELS OF THE AUSTRIAN ARMY STAND GUARD AROUND DR SCHAERF'S COFFIN.

    FOREIGN STATESMEN AND DIGNITARIES EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL INCLUDE WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT HEINRICH LUEBKE, WEST BERLIN MAYOR WILLY BRANDT, PRINCE FRANZ JOSEF OF LIECHTENSTEIN, AND FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER MAURICE COUVE DE MURVILLE. MR ADLAI STEVENSON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS AND MR JAMES RIDDLEBERGER, AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRIA WILL REPRESENT THE UNITED STATES.

    IN MOSCOW, SOVIET PRESIDENT ANASTAS MIKOYAN HAS VISITED THE AUSTRIAN EMBASSY AND CONVEYED TO THE AMBASSADOR HIS "PROFOUND CONDOLENCES" ON THE DEATH OF THE PRESIDENT.

    THE STATE FUNERAL BEGINS AT NOON TOMORROW. THE BODY OF DR SCHAERF WILL BE BORNE ON A GUN CARRIAGE THROUGH THE STREETS OF VIENNA IN FINAL TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE CHIEF ARCHITECTS OF POST-WAR AUSTRIA. HE WILL BE BURIED IN VIENNA'S CENTRAL CEMETERY, AFTER A KILOMETRE-LONG PROCESSION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADF563JJNK5UTRKQRJNCYSERNM
    Media URN:
    VLVADF563JJNK5UTRKQRJNCYSERNM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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