• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND SIX CENTRAL AMERICAN STATES ARE MEETING IN SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA, IN A THREE-DAY CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS FUTURE PLANS FOR THE ECONOMIC PROGRESS OF THEIR REGION.

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    THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND SIX CENTRAL AMERICAN STATES ARE MEETING IN SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA, IN A THREE-DAY CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS FUTURE PLANS FOR THE ECONOMIC PROGRESS OF THEIR REGION.

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY ARRIVED IN SAN JOSE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) SHORTLY BEFORE THE CONFERENCE FORMALLY OPENED.IT IS REPORTED THAT PRESIDENT KENNEDY HAS PLACED GREAT HOPES ON THE CONFERENCE DEALING WITH THE PROBLEMS OF ECONOMIC INTEGRATION OF THE SIX CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES.

    COSTA RICA'S PRESIDENT, FRANCISCO ORLICH, WENT TO SAN JOSE AIRPORT ON SUNDAY TO WELCOME THE FIVE VISITING CENTRAL AMERICAN PRESIDENTS, WHO ARRIVED WITHIN MINUTES OF EACH OTHER.THEY WERE PRESIDENT ROBERTO CHIARI, OF PANAMA; PRESIDENT MIGUEL YDIGORAS OF GUATEMALA; PRESIDENT RAMON VILLEDA MORALES OF HONDURAS; PRESIDENT JULIO RIVERA OF EL SALVADOR; AND PRESIDENT LUIS SOMOZA OF NICARAGUA.

    MEANWHILE ELABORATE PREPARATIONS FOR PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S STAY HAD BEEN ARRANGED AT THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY.SOMETHING SPECIAL WAS ADDED TO THE PRESIDENT'S BEDROOM BY THE TWO DAUGHTERS OF THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR, 10-YEAR-OLD CYNTHIA AND 7-YEAR-OLD PATRICIAL TELLEZ (PRONOUNCED TELL-YEAS).

    THEY INSTALLED A SMALL ROCKING CHAIR -- A FAMILY HEIRLOOM -- FOR PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S USE DESPITE THEIR MOTHER'S OBSERVATION THAT IT WAS TOO SMALL FOR THE PRESIDENT.

    THE GIRLS ATTACHED THIS NOTE TO CHAIR: "DEAR MR.PRESIDENT: THIS LITTLE ROCKING CHAIR BELONGED TO MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER AND SINCE MY LITTLE SISTER, PATSY, AND I SEE YOU SITTING IN ONE ALL THE TIME, WE ARE LEAVING IT FOR YOU TO USE WHILE YOU ARE IN COSTA RICA.WE HOPE YOU LIKE IT.LOVE, CYNTHIA TELLEZ".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEZJXODFO47HBWJCC3IYB0YZDF
    Media URN:
    VLVAEZJXODFO47HBWJCC3IYB0YZDF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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