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    HERR WILLY BRANDT, GOVERNING MAYOR OF WEST BERLIN, TODAY (THURSDAY) OPENED AN EXHIBITION ON BERLIN IN LONDON.

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    TRANSCRIPT: HERR BRANDT: "THE DRAMATIC EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK HAVE CAUSED THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD TO HOLD THEIR BREATH. IT HAS BEEN A TEST OF NERVES FOR ALL OF US. MEANWHILE, WE MAY HOPE THAT THE WORLD IS ON ITS WAY TOWARDS GREATER SECURITY. BUT GREAT DECISIONS STILL LIE AHEAD. IN BERLIN, WE HAVE NEVER FOR ONE MOMENT DOUBTED THE ALLIED GUARANTEED. MEANWHILE, THE SERIOUSNESS OF THE ALLIED COMMITMENTS HAS BECOME EVEN CLEARER TO THE WORLD. I SHOULD LIKE TO SAY 'THANK YOU' TO OUR FRIENDS IN GREAT BRITAIN FOR ALL THEY HAVE DONE FOR BERLIN DURING THESE PAST YEARS."




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    Background: HERR WILLY BRANDT, GOVERNING MAYOR OF WEST BERLIN, TODAY (THURSDAY) OPENED AN EXHIBITION ON BERLIN IN LONDON. THE EXHIBITION IS DESIGNED TO SHOW BRITONS ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE IN THE DIVIDED CITY. PICTORIAL DISPLAYS ILLUSTRATE HOW THE BERLIN WALL HAS AFFECTED THE LIFE OF THE CITY'S PEOPLE.

    LORD DUNDEE REPRESENTED THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY (LORD HOME) WHO WAS UNABLE TO BE PRESENT BECAUSE OF URGENT CABINET BUSINESS. IN HIS ADDRESS, HERR BRANDT REFERRED TO RECENT INTERNATIONAL INCIDENTS....
    THE EXHIBITION CLOSES ON NOVEMBER 15, AND WILL LATER GO ON SHOW IN NORTHERN ENGLAND.HERE BRANDT WILL BE RETURNING TO WEST BERLIN AT THE WEEKEND AFTER TALKS WITH BRITISH CABINET MINISTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCDGNWBKJRWY25SHET3GX5PY1
    Media URN:
    VLVACCDGNWBKJRWY25SHET3GX5PY1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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