Dutch photographer Ben van Merendonk receives award at press photo exhibition in Hague.
Hague, Holland (Netherlands).
MS. Dutch press photographer Ben van Merendonk receiving silver camera at the opening of the world press photo exhibition - an award for photographs taken of Princess Beatrix' wedding. Close up shots of his stills, one taken at rehearsal of the wedding and the other one at the ceremony. CU. Prince Claus (former Claus von Amsberg, husband of Crown Princess Beatrix of Holland) is at the exhibition to present another award. CU. Stills of horror from the war in Vietnam, tank dragging along Vietcong soldier by a rope around his feet. CU. Still photograph of President Johnson with his head bowed in worry. More photographs on show depicting Prague policemen, sport etc.
Date found in the old record - 27/12/1966. Dutch voiceover.