Pope receives Balzan Peace Prize in Rome, Italy.
LS. Large cars arriving at Vatican. MS. Squad of Swiss Guards marching in Vatican. Various shots of the President Segni walking through the Vatican and Pope John XXIII and his entourage are close behind. Various shots of the Pope seated on throne, former President Gronchi addresses the Pope. Various shots of the Pope being presented with a citation of the Balzan Peace Prize from President Gronchi. Pope says a few words. MS. The Pope gets off the throne and begins to walk down steps. Various shots of large congregation inside St. Peter's Basilica as President Segni arrives, the Pope is chaired in. Various shots of Italian and Swiss delegates seated in basilica. Various shots of the Pope seated on throne during ceremony in which he blesses the Balzan awards and then blesses the congregation. Various shots of the congregation. Various shots of the Pope John leaving basilica. GV. The Pontiff arriving by car with a heavy escort at the Quirinale. Various shots inside the Quirinale Palace. Pope and President Segni present the Balzan prizes, also to Paul Indemith (Paul Hindemith?) and Samuel Eliot Morison of USA, Karl von Frith, Germany and Andrej Kolmogorov of Russia. The Pope received his award at the Basilica earlier. GV. Quirinale Palace, zoom in to Pope and President Segni on small balcony, zoom out again.
Date found in the old record - 11/04/1963.