• Short Summary

    President Nixon yesterday welcomed Irish Prime Minister John Lynch to the White House with 30 minutes of colourful ceremony under sunny blue skies.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. White House
    0.10

    2.
    MV Irish dancers on stage (Nat sof)
    0.24

    3.
    MV Audience applaud.
    0.29

    4.
    MV Mr. Lynch and Nixon
    0.32

    5.
    MV Dancers listening to speech



    SOF STARTS: "That little shamrock."
    0.35

    6.
    MV Lynch speaking



    SOF ENDS: ...."peaceful means."
    0.48

    7.
    GV Audience applauding.
    0.54

    8.
    MV Mr. & Mrs. Nixon, Nixon speaking



    SOF STARTS: "We are very honoured to...."



    SOF ENDS:..."New York"
    1.04

    9.
    MV Guests applaud
    1.07

    10.
    MV Tricia and fiancee with Mr. & Mrs. Nixon.
    1.17


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 6: LYNCH: "That little shamrock has significance. A bond of brotherhood and nationhood. That's what we've been trying to do, that's what we are trying to do now to achieve this bond of friendship, brotherhood and nationhood, through peaceful means."



    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 8: NIXON: "We're very honoured to announce the engagement of our daughter Tricia to Mr. Edward Cox of New York."




    Initials VS/22.33 VS/22.43



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: President Nixon yesterday welcomed Irish Prime Minister John Lynch to the White House with 30 minutes of colourful ceremony under sunny blue skies. After the ceremony, the visiting leader held two hours of discussions with the President in which the Northern Ireland situation was discussed. Mr. Lynch told a news conference afterwards that the two men had agreed that the British Government was determined to implement reforms in Northern Ireland.

    The President and Mr. Lynch exchanged speeches before starting the talks.

    Later President Nixon announced the engagement of his daughter Tricia to Harvard Law student Eddie Cox.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAETYCROR33MAIYEUM0GC5GGIPR
    Media URN:
    VLVAETYCROR33MAIYEUM0GC5GGIPR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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