• Short Summary

    A ROYAL VISIT TO TAIWAN.THAILAND'S KING BHUMIBOL AND HIS LOVELY WIFE, QUEEN SIRIKIT, FLEW INTO?

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    A ROYAL VISIT TO TAIWAN.THAILAND'S KING BHUMIBOL AND HIS LOVELY WIFE, QUEEN SIRIKIT, FLEW INTO TAIPEI BY SPECIAL JET LAST WEDNESDAY.BAD WEATHER HAD DELAYED THEIR AIRCRAFT THREE HOURS.

    GENERAL AND MME CHIANG KAI-SHEK WERE AT THE AIRPORT TO GREET THE ROYAL COUPLE, ALONG WITH OFFICIALS ADD MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.ACCOMPANIED BY GENERAL CHIANG, THE KING INSPECTED GUARDS FROM THE ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE.

    AFTERWARDS, THE TWO LEADERS RODE IN AN OPEN CAR HEADING A 45-CAR CONVOY INTO THE CITY.ABOUT 100,000 FLAG-WAVING PEOPLE LINED THE FOUR-MILE ROUTE TO GIVE THEM A TUMULTUOUS RECEPTION.

    A STATE BANQUET WAS GIVEN THAT NIGHT IN HONOUR OF THE ROYAL VISITORS.GENERAL CHIANG SAID THE VISIT WOULD STRENGTHEN TIES AND MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEFGQJPYUN9JWKZMB3UHVSROS0
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFGQJPYUN9JWKZMB3UHVSROS0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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