• Short Summary

    BASHIRE AHMED, THE PAKISTANI CAMEL DRIVER WHOM VICE-PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON BEFRIENDED WHILE TOURING KARACHI LAST MAY, HAS BEGUN A TOUR OF TEXAS DURING A VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES PAID FOR BY MR.

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    BASHIRE AHMED, THE PAKISTANI CAMEL DRIVER WHOM VICE-PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON BEFRIENDED WHILE TOURING KARACHI LAST MAY, HAS BEGUN A TOUR OF TEXAS DURING A VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES PAID FOR BY MR. JOHNSON.

    ON MR. JOHNSON'S HUGE CATTLE RANCH OCT 16, BASHIRE WAS CONDUCTED AROUND BY THE U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT. AFTER INSPECTING THE CATTLE PENS, BASHIRE AND MR. JOHNSON MOUNTED HORSES AND RODE OUT FOR A LOOK AT THE GRAZING LANDS. BASHIRE IN PAKISTANI DRESS, AND MR. JOHNSON IN WESTERN COWBOY ATTIRE. LATER IN THE WEEK, BASHIRE WILL BE GUEST OF HONOUR AT ONE OF MR. JOHNSON'S FAMOUS BARBECUE PATTIES.

    THE TWO MEN MET WHEN MR. JOHNSON MADE ONE OF HIS UNSCHEDULED HALTS IN AN OFFICIAL ITINERARY,-TO SPEAK TO BASHIRE, STANDING WITH HIS CAMEL AT THE KARACHI ROADSIDE. MR. JOHNSON INVITED THE POOR MAN TO AMERICA AS HIS GUEST. OVERWHELMED, BASHIRE ACCEPTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEITBQ9VFC6P6ATCJM9SF1WBVT
    Media URN:
    VLVAEITBQ9VFC6P6ATCJM9SF1WBVT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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