• Short Summary

    FORMER BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD MACMILLAN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) UNVEILED A STONE PLAQUE AT THE SUSSEX VILLAGE OF FOREST ROW COMMEMORATING THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY THERE LAST YEAR.

  • Description

    1.
    LV FOREST ROW
    0.04

    2.
    GV FOREST ROW CATHOLIC CHURCH
    0.08

    3.
    GV CROSS
    0.10

    4.
    CU PLAQUE COMMEMORATING VISIT OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
    0.15

    5.
    GV INT.. CHURCH
    0.19

    6.
    GV PAN FROM ALTAR TO CHAIR
    0.26

    7.
    GV EXT.. VILLAGE HALL AND CROWDS
    0.30

    8.
    LV ZOOM INTO CU MR. MACMILLAN STANDS TO SPEAK APPLAUSE (NATURAL SOUND) (SOF BEGINS AT 41 SECONDS)
    1.40

    9.
    SV CROWD
    1.41

    10.
    LV ZOOM INTO SV MR. MACMILLAN UNVEILS PLAQUE APPLAUSE (NATURAL SOUND ON FILM)
    2.29

    11.
    CU PLAQUE (SILENT)
    2.32


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQUENCE 8: "WE ARE MET HER TODAY ON A MELANCHOLY, BUT IN A SENSE PROUD, OCCASION. IT IS SAD INDEED TO RECALL THAT IT IS SCARCELY MORE THAN A YEAR SINCE PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS AN HONOURED GUEST AND VISITOR AMONGST US. HERE IN FOREST ROW, HE CAME ON THAT SUNDAY MORNING TO WORSHIP IN THE CHURCH OF HIS FAITH. A FEW MILES AWAY, UP THE HILL, CHELWOOD GATE, HE STAYED IN MY HOUSE. AMONGST US ALL HE LEFT AN UNFORGETTABLE MEMORY. WE ALL FELT THE IMPACT OF HIS REMARKABLE CHARACTER."




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    Background: FORMER BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD MACMILLAN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) UNVEILED A STONE PLAQUE AT THE SUSSEX VILLAGE OF FOREST ROW COMMEMORATING THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY THERE LAST YEAR.

    IT WAS IN THIS SMALL COMMUNITY THAT PRESIDENT KENNEDY WORSHIPPED IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH WHILE STAYING WITH MR. MACMILLAN IN JUNE 1963.

    AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF THE PRESIDENT, THE VILLAGERS DECIDED TO SET UP A TRUST FUND AS A PERPETUAL REMINDER OF THE PRESIDENT.

    UNVEILING THE PLAQUE, MR. MACMILLAN DESCRIBED THE LATE PRESIDENT AS "THE HAPPY WARRIOR OF OUR TIME IN THE STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE." HE WENT ON TO SAY:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3UXSXQFSQ1Y89V1X3164NFT4F
    Media URN:
    VLVA3UXSXQFSQ1Y89V1X3164NFT4F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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