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    Dwight Griswold, Chief of the US aid mission to Greece and the body of late Greek ambassador to Washington Kimon Diamantopoulos arrive in Greece.

    Various shots the plane 'Independence' landing at Elliniko airfield. MS's the US Ambassador to Greece, Lincoln McVeagh receiving Admiral Forster, (Truman's representative who accompanied the body of Diamantopoulos) at the airfield. MS Forster inspecting a guard of honour and meeting officials. MS Forster salutes and all stand to attention as the body is carried to a hearse which drives slowly across the airfield. Forster and the widow follow the hearse.

    MS Dwight Griswold waving a greeting from steps of plane. Various shots members of Greek government and McVeagh waiting on the airfield to greet him. Various shots of the funeral procession of the dead ambassador through the streets of Athens. Various shots Griswold and McVeagh on steps of Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:25:00 / 01:29:36:00
    UN 1761 C
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    UN 1761 C
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    Religion & Politics
    Politicians in Greece Greek Aid Greek Aid Public Figures in Greece
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