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    Over 1M Filipinos greeted President Eisenhower June 14 at Manila on stage one of the Far East tour.

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    LS AIRPORT CROWD
    0.5


    MS IKE'S PLANE TAXIES
    0.13


    PAN SHOT OF AIRPORT CROWD
    0.19


    MLS IKE OUT OF PLANE, GREETED BY GARCIA AND HICKERSON
    0.36


    LSTV CAMERAS ON AIRPORT TERMINAL
    0.38


    MLS GARCIA AND IKE
    0.47


    CROWD WITH ANTI AMERICAN POSTERS
    0.50


    MS IKE SPEAKS
    0.56


    TRACKING SHOT IKE'S PORTRAIT TO CARS
    1.01


    DITTO REVERSE ANGLE
    1.05


    TRACKING SHOT OF CROWD
    1.07


    CROWD AT WINDOWS AND BALCONIES
    1.12


    CROWD LINE STREETS
    1.18



    Initials JRG/V/AHS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Over 1M Filipinos greeted President Eisenhower June 14 at Manila on stage one of the Far East tour. The President looked jubilant with the welcome. But two days later June 16 came the decision to cancel the high-point of the tour: Tokyo.

    President Carlos Garcia greeted Eisenhower - the first U.S. chief of state to visit the new Republic. Also greeting him - U.S. Ambassador John Hickerson, the diplomatic corps and government officials.

    A minority group displayed anti-US posters saying: We want economic freedom" and "America, Pay Our Claims." Garcia welcomed the President as the leader of a nation standing for freedom, democracy and the brotherhood of men. "You are at home here," he said. In his reply, Mr. Eisenhower recalled his stay in the Philippines as an assistant to General Douglas MacArthur - whose garrison was later overwhelmed by the Japanese invaders in the weeks after Pearl Harbour.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8NBREMNRLOM1R0JXIU3NYSFB0
    Media URN:
    VLVA8NBREMNRLOM1R0JXIU3NYSFB0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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