• Short Summary

    NEARLY HALF-A-MILLION SCHOOL CHILDREN THROUGHOUT GREECE ARE TO RECEIVE FREE SCHOOL-LUNCHES IN THE FUTURE. GREECE'S?

  • Description

    NEARLY HALF-A-MILLION SCHOOL CHILDREN THROUGHOUT GREECE ARE TO RECEIVE FREE SCHOOL-LUNCHES IN THE FUTURE. GREECE'S PRIME MINISTER, MR. GEORGE PAPANDREOU, WAS WARMLY WELCOMED ON MONDAY WHEN HE VISITED THE VILLAGE OF KRYONERI IN THE PELOPONNESUS PREFECTURE TO INAUGURATE THE SCHEME.

    THE FREE-LUNCH PROGRAMME HAS THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, AND THE CEREMONY IN KRYONERI WAS ATTENDED BY THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO GREECE, MR. H. R. LABOUISSE. HE TOLD THOSE PRESENT THAT THE OCCASION WAS A TRILLING EXPERIENCE FOR HIM AND ONE HE WOULD REMEMBER FOR A LONG TIME.

    IN HIS SPEECH, MR. PAPANDREOU EXPRESSED THANKS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND TO THE VARIOUS WELFARE ORGANISATIONS WHICH ARE ALSO CONTRIBUTING TO THE SCHEME.

    THE WEEKLY MENU FOR CHILDREN IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN FIVE THOUSAND GREEK COMMUNITIES WILL INCLUDE MILK, MACARONI, PORRIDGE, BEANS, POTATOES AND COD FISH. THE COOKING WILL BE DONE BY MOTHERS OF THE PUPILS WHO WILL TAKE TURNS IN THE SCHOOL KITCHEN.....

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    Film ID:
    VLVAON3J8E9UYVR6VB7NJMMMM9K1
    Media URN:
    VLVAON3J8E9UYVR6VB7NJMMMM9K1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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