• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL TODAY (SUNDAY) OFFERED PRAYERS FOR THE THREE AMERICAN APOLLO ASTRONAUTS ON THEIR WAY TO THE MOON.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ST PETER'S SQUARE
    0.05

    2.
    CU CHILDREN WITH MODELS OF CRIBS
    0.11

    3.
    CU PLACARD 'VIVA IL PAPA'
    0.16

    4.
    CU MORE CHILDREN HOLDING CRIBS
    0.22

    5.
    SV CROWDS
    0.27

    6.
    LV ZOOM IN POPE AT WINDOW SPEAKING (SOF)
    0.39

    7.
    SV CROWDS HOLDING UP CRIBS FOR BLESSING
    1.04

    8.
    SV POPE AT WINDOW BLESSING CROWDS
    1.25



    Initials JP/V/CR/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: POPE PAUL TODAY (SUNDAY) OFFERED PRAYERS FOR THE THREE AMERICAN APOLLO ASTRONAUTS ON THEIR WAY TO THE MOON. THE POPE WAS PRESIDING AT A SPECIAL VATICAN BLESSING OF PEOPLE WHO HAD COME FROM ALL OVER ITALY WITH MANGERS OF CHRIST.

    THE POPE ADDRESSED THE ASSEMBLED CROWD FROM A WINDOW OVERLOOKING ST PETER'S SQUARE. HE PRAISED THE EFFORT WHICH HAD MADE THE SPACE FLIGHT POSSIBLE AND CONCLUDED: "WE ACCOMPANY WITH OUR PRAYERS THE COURAGEOUS ASTRONAUT FLYING THROUGH SPACE AT A DIZZY SPEED AND WISH THEM HAPPY SUCCESS IN THIS RISKY INTERPLANETARY JOURNEY."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA50X9NNQCOH2CKJL7HNSK5IMF2
    Media URN:
    VLVA50X9NNQCOH2CKJL7HNSK5IMF2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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