• Short Summary

    QUEEN ELIZABETH, ACCOMPANIED BY HER HUSBAND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH ABOARD THE ROYAL YACHT "BRITANNIA", IS DUE TO ARRIVE AT NOON TOMORROW (SUNDAY) IN SALVADOR DE BAHIA, ON HER TOUR OF BRAZIL.

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    THE QUEEN ARRIVING OFF AIRCRAFT AND BEING GREETED BY PRESIDENT SENGHOR AND MADAME SENGHOR; GUARD OF HONOUR; MUSICIANS; LIGHTHOUSE; QUEEN AND PRESIDENT SEATED AT RECEPTION; HONOUR GUARD; QUEEN LEAVING ON AIRCRAFT.




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    Background: QUEEN ELIZABETH, ACCOMPANIED BY HER HUSBAND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH ABOARD THE ROYAL YACHT "BRITANNIA", IS DUE TO ARRIVE AT NOON TOMORROW (SUNDAY) IN SALVADOR DE BAHIA, ON HER TOUR OF BRAZIL. THE QUEEN TRAVELLED TO BRAZIL BY AIRCRAFT, AND ONE OF HER STOPPING PLACES WAS DAKAR, THE SENEGALESE CAPITAL, WHERE SHE RECEIVED A WARM AND COLOURFUL WELCOME YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

    THE QUEEN AND HER PARTY WERE GREETED BY PRESIDENT SENGHOR AND HIS WIFE WHEN THEY ARRIVED AT DAKAR AIRPORT ON THE ROYAL AIRCRAFT. THE QUEEN WAS IN DAKAR ONLY THE 90 MINUTES IT TOOK TO REFUEL, CHECK AND TURN AROUND HER AIRCRAFT. FROM THE AIRPORT, THE QUEEN WAS TAKEN TO DAKAR'S "LIGHTHOUSE OF THE BREASTS" -- AS IT'S CALLED -- FOR A RECEPTION. NEAR THE LIGHTHOUSE, TWO TYPICAL SENEGALESE HUTS HAD BEEN ESPECIALLY ERECTED FOR THE RECEPTION.

    AFTER THE RECEPTION, THE QUEEN AND HER PARTY RETURNED TO THEIR PLANE. THE QUEEN WILL CALL IN AT DAKAR AGAIN ON HER WAY HOME FROM BRAZIL, BUT SHE WILL BE ACCOMPANIED THIS TIME BY THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. SHE IS DUE BACK IN DAKAR ON THE 19TH OF THIS MONTHS, WHEN SHE WILL LAY THE FIRST STONE OF A NEW BRITISH INSTITUTE BUILDING TO MARK THE VISIT.

    QUEEN ELIZABETH'S VISIT TO BRAZIL IS THE FIRST TO SOUTH AMERICA BY A REIGNING BRITISH MONARCH. SHE ARRIVED ABOARD HER AIRCRAFT IN RECIFE, BRAZIL, YESTERDAY, AND WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY HER HUSBAND, WHO HAS BEEN ATTENDING THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN MEXICO CITY. THE ROYAL COUPLE LATER BOARDED THE "BRITANNIA" IN RECIFE TO CONTINUE THEIR BRAZILIAN TOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC9422GXZJPTCLHOLMKWERXLTQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAC9422GXZJPTCLHOLMKWERXLTQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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