• Short Summary

    AMERICA'S MOON ASTRONAUTS WERE GIVEN AN OPEN-HEARTED WELCOME LAST SUNDAY (NOV 1) AS THEY DROVE IN A MOTORCADE THROUGH THE CITY STREETS TO A CIVIC WELCOME IN HYDE PARK.

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    ASTRONAUTS IN MOTORCADE: ASTROS WIVES: GOVERNMENT HOUSE: GOVERNOR AND ASTROS: CROWDS. (NATSOF).




    Initials KM/VS/JH/PS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AMERICA'S MOON ASTRONAUTS WERE GIVEN AN OPEN-HEARTED WELCOME LAST SUNDAY (NOV 1) AS THEY DROVE IN A MOTORCADE THROUGH THE CITY STREETS TO A CIVIC WELCOME IN HYDE PARK.

    NEIL ARMSTRONG, EDWIN ALDRIN, AND MICHAEL COLLINS AND THEIR WIVES WERE CHEERED BY TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE FOLLOWING A RECEPTION AT THE RESIDENCE OF SIR RODEN CUTLER, GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES. CROWDS SIX DEEP LINED THE CITY STREETS AND SHOWERED THEN WITH CONFETTI, STREAMERS AND BALLOONS.

    AFTER THE CIVIC RECEPTION THE ASTRONAUTS RETURNED TO THEIR HOTEL FOR A LUNCHEON GIVEN BY PRIME MINISTER JOHN GORTON.

    THE MEN WHO FLEW OUT TO GUAM ON SUNDAY ARE NOW NEARING THE END OF THEIR 22 NATION TOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADQPWRA36RQMB9N0N84LEU9277
    Media URN:
    VLVADQPWRA36RQMB9N0N84LEU9277
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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