• Short Summary

    WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT HERR HEINRICH LUEBKE VISITED THE MERCEDES BENZ AND VOLKSWAGEN FACTORIES IN SAO PAULO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO SEE HOW GERMAN CAPITAL CONTRIBUTED TO THE PROSPERITY OF THE BUSTLING CITY WHICH IS THE INDUSTRIAL HEART OF BRAZIL.

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    WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT HERR HEINRICH LUEBKE VISITED THE MERCEDES BENZ AND VOLKSWAGEN FACTORIES IN SAO PAULO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO SEE HOW GERMAN CAPITAL CONTRIBUTED TO THE PROSPERITY OF THE BUSTLING CITY WHICH IS THE INDUSTRIAL HEART OF BRAZIL.

    HIS VISIT WAS REGARDED AS THE MOST IMPORTANT SINGLE DAY OF HIS STAY IN BRAZIL WHICH ENDS, AFTER A THREE-DAY STOP IN RIO DE JANEIRO, ON FRIDAY.

    SPEAKING AT THE VOLKSWAGEN DO BRAZIL WORKS HE SAID THE ENTERPRISE WAS THE RESULT OF FINE BRAZIL-GERMAN COOPERATION THAT COULD NOT BE MORE FRUITFUL. HE SAID TO THE GERMANS ON THE FACTORY STAFF, "YOU CAN DO NOTHING BETTER FOR YOUR HOMELAND THAN WORK WITH THE PEOPLE HERE."
    HE THEN WALKED UP AND DOWN THE PRODUCTION LINE SHAKING HANDS WITH OVERALLED WORKERS AND TOLD THE GERMANS: "I BRING YOU GREETINGS FROM HOME."
    VOLKSWAGEN DO BRAZIL WAS FOUNDED IN 1953 AND IS NOW THE BIGGEST CAR PRODUCING ENTERPRISE IN BRAZIL, PRODUCING 5,500 VEHICLES MONTHLY. LESS THAN ONE PER CENT OF 9,200 EMPLOYEES ARE GERMAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEQ0XEZ20AF74HJM7W0FR76IQU
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQ0XEZ20AF74HJM7W0FR76IQU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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