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    INED: An army of workmen spent Monday night and Tuesday erecting domens of ceremonial arches, hundreds of ???

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    MV Huge Pictures of Presidents Nixon and Sadat on airport road (Note: suspect something wrong with sound here so reshot later)

    Various Views trucklead of Egyptian and American flags; men in back handing then out; man waves Old Glory for camera.

    Various views flags and arch; military police and workmen standing around.

    GV, MV and CUs big posters again and men working on finishing touched.

    (Once again on airport road between Helicoplis and city)

    Various views men erecting now ceremonial arch and completed arch across roadway; traffic going under.

    The Kubboh Palace (where Nixonwill stay in Cairo)

    Various shots fire engine and Ladder being used to fix flagpole on top of side entrance; soldiers and workmen milling around; cutaways of details on wall and gate.

    Various GVs SVs main entrance of Kubbeh palace with guards out front; won cleaning out fountain in square in front; posters and flags saying "Welcome Nixon"; traffic going past.


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    Background: INED: An army of workmen spent Monday night and Tuesday erecting domens of ceremonial arches, hundreds of ???tare and thousands of E???yntian and US flags on the route from Cairo airport to the Kubbeh palace and in other parts of the city. Its' all part of a campaign to put on a bright face for President Nixon's arrival Wednesday. The US Embassy, recently reophed is also being reading to receive the boss. The Nile Uilton hotel is being partly taken over by some of the president's entourage and strict security is already in force. Some presidents say it's a long time Since Cairo has put on ??? welcome for a foreign visitor and dos its heavy security, there is an air of friendliness and welcome about for ???.

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