• Short Summary

    RUSSIAN COSMONAUT, MAJOR SHERMAN TITOV, WHO IS ON A FIVE-DAY VISIT TO BURMA AFTER TOURING INDIA, CEYLON AND INDONESIA, SPENT AN AFTERNOON JAN 18, AT THE FAMOUS SHWEDAGON PAGODA, IN RANGOON.

  • Description

    RUSSIAN COSMONAUT, MAJOR SHERMAN TITOV, WHO IS ON A FIVE-DAY VISIT TO BURMA AFTER TOURING INDIA, CEYLON AND INDONESIA, SPENT AN AFTERNOON JAN 18, AT THE FAMOUS SHWEDAGON PAGODA, IN RANGOON. HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE TEMPLE TRUSTEE, U TEIN MAUNG, AND OFFICIALS FROM THE RUSSIAN EMBASSY.

    IN KEEPING WITH CUSTOM, THE MAJOR WALKED BAREFOOT IN THE TEMPLE COMPOUND. HE SHOWED KEEN INTEREST AND RESPECT AS THE STORY OF THE TEMPLE WAS EXPLAINED TO HIM.

    HE ARRIVED IN RANGOON, JAN 17, BY A SPECIAL ILLUYSHIN AIRLINER, AND WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY THE EDUCATION MINISTER, DR.E. MAUNG. WHILE HE IS IN BURMA, THE MAJOR, WHO ORBITED THE EARTH 17 TIMES LAST AUGUST 6 AND 7, WILL LECTURE ON HIS EXPERIENCES IN SPACE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF0ABSCSUIND6DUMNGHGFP5BRT
    Media URN:
    VLVAF0ABSCSUIND6DUMNGHGFP5BRT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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