Dutch reaction to the assassination of President John F Kennedy.
Unissued / Unused material -
Holland / The Netherlands. Dutch reaction to assassination of President John F Kennedy.
LS Dutch flag being raised to half mast. VS All over the Hague flags fly half mast on houses and buildings. GV American Embassy in Holland and people entering and leaving paying their respects to the dead President. MS People inside embassy signing book of condolence. MS American flag in corner of room, pan down to bunch of flowers on floor. VS People entering and leaving embassy, including Russian Ambassador to Holland. VS People on street reading the news in Dutch and American papers. VS People gathered around the base of the National Monument in Amsterdam and large crowds outside Town Hall to pay tribute to the dead President. VS People just standing still, looking sorrowful during one minutes silence, seen also is Lord Mayor of Amsterdam, Mr Van Hall. VS More crowds. GV Exterior of exhibition hall of "USA in Holland" exhibition which opened in Amsterdam a few weeks ago. VS Front of exhibition hall with the doors closed, a portrait of President Kennedy is placed there for people to lay wreaths around.
(F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 25/11/1963.