Visnews - 10 June, at Bonn, Western Germany, filmed M. Robert Schumann, receiving Germany's highest?
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Background: Visnews - 10 June, at Bonn, Western Germany, filmed M. Robert Schumann, receiving Germany's highest civil award, the Grand Cross of the Federal Republic's Order of Merit, at the hands of the Federal President, Theodor Heuss.
M. Schumann, Head of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg and one-time Prime Minister of France, one of the leaders in unifying Europe, had been previously received by Dr. Adenauer who was also present at the ceremony at the President's residence the Villa Hammerschmidt.
President Heuss who is 75 years of age is expected to retire in September, following the election of his successor on July 1.