• Short Summary

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN - HE'S BEEN VISITING TROOPS OF HIS ROYAL ARTILLERY AT ZERKA CAMP AT KHOW.

  • Description

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN - HE'S BEEN VISITING TROOPS OF HIS ROYAL ARTILLERY AT ZERKA CAMP AT KHOW.THE KING WATCHED A DEMONSTRATION OF FIRE POWER.

    WITH HIM WAS NEW PREMIER SHERIFF HUSSEIN WHO, ACCORDING TO AN EGYPTIAN REPORT, NARROWLY ESCAPED AN ATTEMPT ON HIS LIFE DURING THE JORDAN CRISIS.AN UNKNOWN MAN WAS SAID TO HAVE FIRED SEVEN SHOTS AT HIM AND EACH ONE MISSED.THE PREMIER IS THE KING'S GREAT UNCLE.

    THERE'S ALSO A BEIRUT REPORT THAT A "REVOLUTIONARY COMMAND COUNCIL" SET UP IN CAIRO, PLANS TO OVERTHROW THE KING AND SET UP A REPUBLIC IN JORDAN.IT IS SAID TO BE HEADED BY A CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF OF THE JORDAN ARMY WHO WAS DISMISSED SIX YEARS AGO FOR TAKING PART IN AN UNSUCCESSFUL PLOT TO OVERTHROW THE KING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAYT36GGGFXT8W5KEUJXC306CI
    Media URN:
    VLVAYT36GGGFXT8W5KEUJXC306CI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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