• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME'S MEETING WITH U.S. PRESIDENT JOHNSON AT THE WHITE HOUSE?

  • Description


    JOHNSON: "WE WELCOME YOU TO THIS HOUSE AND TO THIS LAND AND MAY GOD BLESS OUR WORK TOGETHER" (APPLAUSE).



    HOME: "AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO KNOW OF MY FIRM DESIRE TO KEEP AS CLOSE AS WE CAN TO THE UNITED STATES, AS PARTNERS, AND AS ALLIES, AND AS TWO COUNTRIES UPON WHICH THE PEACE OF THE WORLD MAY WELL DEPEND. AND SO, SIR, I WOULD LIKE ONCE MORE TO THANK YOU. WE ARE GOING TO ENJOY OURSELVES IN WASHINGTON. AND WE'VE BROUGHT THE SUN WITH US AND THAT MAY BE A GOOD OMEN FOR OUR TALKS. AND I WOULD JUST ONCE MORE ONLY SAY, THAT ANYTHING I CAN DO AND MAY GOVERNMENT CAN DO, TO HELP KEEP THE RELATIONS BETWEEN BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES CLOSE AND HARMONIOUS, WILL BE DONE WITH THE FULL SUPPORT OF ALL OUR COUNTRYMEN. THANK YOU VERY MUCH." (APPLAUSE).




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME'S MEETING WITH U.S. PRESIDENT JOHNSON AT THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON. THE TWO MEN SPENT ABOUT AN HOUR TOGETHER, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AND TACKLED A SERIES OF ISSUES RANGING FROM CYPRUS AND THE SITUATION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA TO CUBA. THE TALKS GO ON TODAY.

    HERE IS HOW THE PRESIDENT GREETED HIM AND SIR ALEC'S REPLY (SOF):

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8HTIR6GCF9BUX424NS6DYNHUH
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HTIR6GCF9BUX424NS6DYNHUH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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