• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY - IN ROME FOR MORE TALKS ON WESTERN DEFENCE.THE ROMANS WERE MUCH LESS?

  • Description

    1.
    GV (NAT. SOF) PLANE LANDS
    0.03

    2.
    SV PEOPLE WITH BANNERS
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    3.
    LV (NAT. SOF) KENNEDY GREETED BY SEGNI, INTRODUCED TO OTHER MINISTERS
    0.15

    4.
    GV DITTO
    0.17

    5.
    CU PAN.. (NAT SOF) KENNEDY WAVES TO APPLAUDING CROWD.
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    6.
    LV CROWD
    0.24

    7.
    CU KENNEDY SOF STARTS: "I COME MR. PRESIDENT.." SOF ENDS: "...TO BE MOST HARMONIOUS"
    1.02

    8.
    SV PEOPLE WITH BANNERS
    1.03

    9.
    CU KENNEDY AND SEGNI SHAKE HANDS
    1.07

    10.
    STV CAR DRIVES OFF
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    11.
    TRAVEL SHOT... MOTORCADE THROUGH STREET.
    1.24

    12.
    STV KENNEDY AND SEGNI IN CAR
    1.27

    13.
    TV MOTORCADE
    1.30

    14.
    TV PAN...CAR ENTERS PLACE.
    1.42


    TRANSCRIPT: (SEQ 7) KENNEDY: "I COME MR. PRESIDENT TO THIS VERY ANCIENT COUNTRY BUT I COME ON THE MOST MODERN BUSINESS AND THAT IS HOW THE UNITED STATES AND ITALY CAN CONTINUE IN THE IMPORTANT AND CHANGING YEARS OF THE SIXTIES TO MAINTAIN THE INTIMATE FRIENDSHIP, THE INTIMATE ASSOCIATION, INTIMATE ALLIANCE WHICH HAS MARKED OUR AFFAIRS IN THE FIFTEEN YEARS. THROUGH NATO WE ARE ALLIES THROUGH NECESSITY WE ARE JOINED TOGETHER, THROUGH FRIENDSHIP WE FIND THAT UNION TO BE MOST HARMONIOUS."




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    Background: PRESIDENT KENNEDY - IN ROME FOR MORE TALKS ON WESTERN DEFENCE.THE ROMANS WERE MUCH LESS DEMONSTRATIVE THAN THE PEOPLE OF BERLIN AND DUBLIN.BUT AS THE MOTORCADE TODAY (MONDAY) MOVED THROUGH THE WIDE STREETS, PAST MONUMENTS TO OTHER HEROES, IT STILL HAD THE AIR OF A TRIUMPHAL PROCESSION.

    AT THE AIRPORT HE WAS GREETED BY THE ITALIAN PRESIDENT, SIGNOR SEGNI.THEN TO THE MICROPHONE - PRESIDENT KENNEDY:
    UNDER THE SCORCHING SUN, THE TWO LEADERS DROVE THE FIFTEEN MILES TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE TOGETHER IN AN OPEN CAR.TALK BETWEEN THEM AND THEIR ADVISERS LASTED TWO-HOURS; THE MAIN TOPICS DESPITE ITALY'S CURRENT POLITICAL PROBLEMS WERE THE PROPOSED MIXED MANNED NATO POLARIS FLEET, AND ITALIAN-AMERICAN TRADE.

    AFTER LUNCH WITH THE ITALIAN PREMIER, PRESIDENT KENNEDY LAID A WREATH ON THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR.TOMORROW (TUESDAY) HE'LL BE RECEIVED BY POPE PAUL; THEN, AFTER A VISIT TO NATO HEADQUARTERS AT NAPLES, HE WILL LEAVE FOR HOME SOME HOURS EARLIER THAN ORIGINALLY PLANNED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4SVKMFSF4NP2HABWDSJMB0AJ4
    Media URN:
    VLVA4SVKMFSF4NP2HABWDSJMB0AJ4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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