• Short Summary

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN NAMED HIS YOUNGEST BROTHER, PRINCE HASSAN, AS CROWN PRINCE ON THURSDAY, IN PLACE OF PRINCE ABDULLAH, HIS THREE-YEAR-OLD SON BY HIS SECOND MARRIAGE.

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    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN NAMED HIS YOUNGEST BROTHER, PRINCE HASSAN, AS CROWN PRINCE ON THURSDAY, IN PLACE OF PRINCE ABDULLAH, HIS THREE-YEAR-OLD SON BY HIS SECOND MARRIAGE. ON FRIDAY, THE NEW CROWN PRINCE WAS CONGRATULATED BY MEMBERS OF CABINET, ARMY OFFICERS AND LEADING DIPLOMATS AT A RECEPTION AT RAGHADAN PALACE.

    PRINCE HASSAN, AGED 18, WAS EDUCATED AT HARROW, AND IS NOW STUDYING AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY. HE AND PRINCE MOHAMMED - THE KING'S 25-YEAR-OLD OTHER BROTHER, WERE PRESENT WHEN THE ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE TO A SPECIAL SESSION OF BOTH HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT. KING HUSSEIN TOLD THE PARLIAMENT THAT THE CHANGE WAS TO "CHOOSE THE ONE MORE SUITABLE FOR THE TASK",
    PRINCE MOHAMMED WAS CROWN PRINCE UNTIL THE BIRTH OF PRINCE ABDULLAH. THE KING'S WIFE, PRINCESS MUNA, WAS FORMERLY FROM IPSWICH, UK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADK6954LVVOXX2WCTUJ085GVS0
    Media URN:
    VLVADK6954LVVOXX2WCTUJ085GVS0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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