• Short Summary

    DR. RALPH BUNCHE, UNITED NATIONS UNDER-SECRETARY, FLEW INTO LEOPOLDVILLE DEC 12 ACCOMPANIED BY MR ROBERT?

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    GV DR BUNCHE'S PLANE ARRIVES LEOPOLDVILLE AIRPORT
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    SLV..LEFT TO RIGHT.. GENERAL MCKEOWN, GENERAL MOBUTU, MR BOMBOKO, DR LINNER (2 SHOTS)
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    SCU PAN..GENERAL MOBUTU AND GENERAL MCKEOWN
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    SCU MR BOMBOKO TALKING TO UN OFFICIAL
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    SV DITTO
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    GV NIGERIAN TROOPS AS GUARD OF HONOUR
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    LV DR. BUNCHE WALKS DOWN FROM PLANE
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    SV DR. BUNCHE WALKS FROM AIRCRAFT
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    SV DR BUNCHE GREETED BY DR. LINNER, THEN BY MR ADOULA
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    SV DR. BUNCHE SHAKES HANDS WITH OTHER UN OFFICIAL
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    SV DR. BUNCHE AND GENERAL MCKEOWN
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    LV GENERAL MCKEOWN AND DR. BUNCHE WALK AWAY FROM GROUP
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    SV DR. BUNCHE INSPECTS CONGOLESE GUARD OF HONOUR
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    GV DR. BUNCHE INSPECTS NIGERIAN GUARD OF HONOUR, DRAWN UP IN FRONT OF LEOPOLDVILLE AIRPORT BUILDING
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    Background: DR. RALPH BUNCHE, UNITED NATIONS UNDER-SECRETARY, FLEW INTO LEOPOLDVILLE DEC 12 ACCOMPANIED BY MR ROBERT GARDINER, THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL. THEY HAD STOPPED FOR TALKS WITH CENTRAL CONGOLESE GOVERNMENT LEADERS ON THEIR WAY BACK FROM ATTENDING INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN TANGANYIKA.

    FIRST TO GREET DR. BUNCHE WAS GENERAL MCKEOWN, COMMANDER OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORCES IN THE CONGO. THEN IT WAS THE TURN OF PRIME MINISTER ADOULA, WHO WAS TO JOIN DR. BUNCHE THE FOLLOWING DAY IN TALKS WITH PRESIDENT KASAVUBU.

    GENERAL MOBUTU LOOKED PROUDLY ON AS DR. BUNCHE INSPECTED A DETACHMENT OF CONGOLESE NATIONAL ARMY TROOPS. ALSO ON PARADE WAS A LARGE, SMART GUARD OF HONOUR OF NIGERIAN TROOPS SERVING WITH THE UN FORCE.

    THE KATANGA GOVERNMENT DEC 13 URGED DR. BUNCHE TO VISIT KATANGA TO MAKE AN ON-THE-SPOT STUDY OF THE SITUATION THERE. IT WOULD GUARANTEE HIS FREE MOVEMENT WITH A KATANGESE MILITARY ESCORT, THE REPORT SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4B6ZA1WWWNSJZN3CWQ3JHGS6O
    Media URN:
    VLVA4B6ZA1WWWNSJZN3CWQ3JHGS6O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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