• Short Summary

    Dr. Konrad Adenauer, the West German Chancellor, celebrated his 85th birthday Jan 5 at Bonn,?

  • Description

    Dr. Konrad Adenauer, the West German Chancellor, celebrated his 85th birthday Jan 5 at Bonn, West Germany. He went to church in the morning; and then procession of people called at the Palais Schaumburg to congratulate him.

    He inspected members of the Border Police and the Bundeswehr (Federal Defense Force) ... and met a group of orphans who had came to wish him a happy birthday. The Chancellor returned the Compliment with a bar of chocolate for each child. Dr. Adenauer's own grandchildren presented him with a cushion.

    Among the other callers; Federal President Dr. Heinrich Lubke; Dr. Otto Dibelius, Bishop of Berlin-Brandenburg, and leader of the German Evangelical church; foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Heinrich von Brentano; Vice-President of the Bundestag (Federal Diet) Professor Carlo Schmidt; Minister of the Interior Dr. Gerhard Schroeder; Minister of Economics Affairs Dr. Ludwig Erhard; and the Mayor of West Berlin, Herr Willy Brandt. State Secretary Globke was another caller.

    And from the West German Cabinet ... a gift of two ornaments for Dr. Adenauer's garden.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEQMMPJ2IQ1QOBC25GJ4W0XIGO
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQMMPJ2IQ1QOBC25GJ4W0XIGO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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