King Hussein of Jordan will marry Lisa Halaby, daughter of former Pan American World Airways Chairman, very shortly, according to the Royal Palace in Amman.
EXTERIOR MV: King Hussein of Jordan with Miss Halaby.
MV: Newsmen looking on King Hussein and Miss Halaby seated together. (2 SHOTS)
MV: Hussein makes statement to newsmen as Miss Halaby looks on (3 SHOTS)
TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 3: KING HUSSEIN: "I've had the very great pleasure of meeting a person I have grown to admire and respect and care for very sincerely. I admire her mind,her sincerity. (PAUSE) More than that it is genuine, it is real, it is logical. (pause) It is meaningful in, terms of the (INDISTINCT) I feel I have now...and the hopes to give more, to the people of Jordan and people everywhere."
King Hussein was divorced from his first two wives, Queen Dina Abdel-Hamind and British-born Princess Mona. His third wife Alia was killed in a helicopter crash in February, 1977.
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Background: King Hussein of Jordan will marry Lisa Halaby, daughter of former Pan American World Airways Chairman, very shortly, according to the Royal Palace in Amman. Miss Halaby, a 26-year-old architecture graduate from Princeton University in the United States, will be the King's fourth wife. King Hussein presented his bride to the world's press on Tuesday (23 May).
SYNOPSIS: King Hussein of Jordan and his American born bride-to-be met members of the world's press, in the garden of the Royal Palace, in Amman. King Hussein said that he never expected he would experience such a happy development in his life again.