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    Item showing delegates signing Test Ban Agreement in the Kremlin, Moscow. Russia.

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    Item title reads - Pact signed.

    Pact banning nuclear tests in the atmosphere, in space, and underwater is signed in Moscow, Russia.

    Interior L/S of various delegates assembled in the Kremlin for the signing of the nuclear test ban. Camera pans as Nikita Khrushchev, Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, walks towards the delegates and the table for the signing ceremony. C/U British Foreign Secretary Lord Home. C/U American Secretary of State Dean Rusk. M/S Khrushchev standing with United Nations Secretary-General U. Thant. M/S the three men signing at the long table. M/S Khrushchev standing with U. Thant watching the proceedings and smiling. On the extreme right of picture can be seen Edward Heath.

    Various shots as Dean Rusk signs followed by Andrei Gromyko and Lord Home. M/S Lord Home, U. Thant, Khrushchev and Edward Heath all smiling. M/S Dean Rusk closing the agreement and standing up, he shakes hands with Gromyko who shakes hands with Lord Home. M/S Lord Home shaking hands with Dean Rusk. Delegates applaud in the background. They lift glasses of champagne for toast. C/U Khrushchev toasting Lord Home and others.

    Cataloguer's note: alternative spellings for search purposes: Khruschev, Krushchev and Kruschev.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:23:00 / 01:50:56:00

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