• Short Summary

    AT A TIME WHEN NOBEL PRIZE ARE VERY MUCH IN THE NEWS, TEN NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS, BETWEEN THEM SPANNING NEARLY 30 YEARS OF AWARDS, HAVE COME TOGETHER TO FOUND AN ASSOCIATION CALLED THE "FRIENDS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PEACE", AND THEIR AIM IF TO SUPPORT AND ENSURE THE SURVIVAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PEACE AT HUY, BELGIUM, FOUNDED FIVE YEARS AGO BY FATHER DOMINIQUE PIRE, THE 1958 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER.

  • Description

    AT A TIME WHEN NOBEL PRIZE ARE VERY MUCH IN THE NEWS, TEN NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS, BETWEEN THEM SPANNING NEARLY 30 YEARS OF AWARDS, HAVE COME TOGETHER TO FOUND AN ASSOCIATION CALLED THE "FRIENDS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PEACE", AND THEIR AIM IF TO SUPPORT AND ENSURE THE SURVIVAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PEACE AT HUY, BELGIUM, FOUNDED FIVE YEARS AGO BY FATHER DOMINIQUE PIRE, THE 1958 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER.

    FIVE NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS WERE AT THE CEREMONY AND MADAME ECKERT, THE ONLY DAUGHTER OF THE LATE DR ALBERT SCHWEITZER, REPRESENTED HER FATHER AT THE CEREMONY.

    FATHER DOMINIQUE PIRE, WHO HAS FOUNDED NUMEROUS HOMES FOR DISPLACED PERSONS, DESCRIBES THE UNIVERSITY OF PEACE AS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE CAN STUDY THE PROBLEMS RELATING TO POSITIVE PEACE -- THE CREATION OF A CLIMATE OF MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

    PRINCESS MARIE-GABRIELLE OF SAVOIE; MR NOEL BAKER, WINNER OF THE 1959 PEACE PRIZE; MR HALLDOR LAXNESS, OF ICELAND, WINNER OF THE 1955 LITERATURE PRIZE; AND MR. CORNEILLE HEYMSNS, BELGIAN WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR MEDICINE IN 1938, WERE AMONG THOSE ATTENDING THE CEREMONY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVARO9XCT179TFNPLFGGJLVMH6R
    Media URN:
    VLVARO9XCT179TFNPLFGGJLVMH6R
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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