• Short Summary

    The announcement of President Eisenhower's forthcoming visit to India has been greatly hailed by the Indian press.

  • Description

    1.
    LS of the Indian Parliament House.


    2.
    Two more shots of the Indian Parliament House.


    3.
    Two shots of the Rashtrapati Bhavan where the President will stay.


    4.
    Three shots of the U.S. Embassy's multi million dollar new building which will be visited by the President.


    5.
    LS of the U.S. flag at the Embassy.


    6.
    LS of the samadhi at Rajghat, few-people going round.


    7.
    MS of two men bowing at Raj Ghat.


    8.
    LS of a group of Indians paying visit to Raj Ghat.


    9.
    MS of women visitors at Raj Ghat.


    10.
    LS of men driven lawn mower keeping the Raj Ghat lawns in trim shape.


    11.
    LS of Juma Masjid, the World's largest mosque.


    12.
    LS of the " " " " " .


    13.
    Various street scenes oil Delhi.


    14.
    Several different shots of news papers headlines announcing the forthcoming visit of President Eisenhower.


    15.
    MS of newspapers--in between the two bold headlines announcing the President's visit is the news of possibility of military actions against China to recover the lost territory.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The announcement of President Eisenhower's forthcoming visit to India has been greatly hailed by the Indian press. Coming at a time when the Indian press was carrying the stories of possibility of military action against China, the visit is going to prove a great booster towards the Indo-American relations.

    The time for the President's visit is well chosen. Clear sun and cold days is the weather in Delhi during December. During his stay the President will be the guest of the Indian Govt. and will stay at the Rashtrapati Bhavan (Indian President's House). He will address the Indian Parliament and visit the U.S. Embassy. At Raj Ghat he is expected to lay a wreathe at the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, apart from watching some of the street scenes. It is the first time that any U-S. President is visiting India or for that matter any Asian country.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE1BNVWXZMQ4WHT4R1PMVRLJMI
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1BNVWXZMQ4WHT4R1PMVRLJMI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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