• Short Summary

    MADAME RATNA SARI DEWI SUKARNO, THIRD WIFE OF THE INDONESIAN PRESIDENT, HAS BEEN ON A SKIING HOLIDAY AT MEGEVE IN THE FRENCH ALPS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV MME SUKARNO & INSTRUCTOR IN B/G
    0.04

    2.
    SV SKIERS
    0.07

    3.
    MV MME SUKARNO & INSTRUCTOR TO CAMERA
    0.16

    4.
    CU MME SUKARNO SOF:
    1.18

    5.
    SV MME SUKARNO, IN SWIM SUIT, SPEAKS TO HUSBAND ON PHONE
    1.25

    6.
    GV SWIMS IN INDOOR POOL
    1.33

    7.
    CU AT POOL'S EDGE SOF:
    2.20


    MADAME SUKARNO GETS SKIING LESSON; ANSWERS QUESTIONS IN HOTEL LOUNGE (SOF); SWIMS IN INDOOR POOL; CONCLUDES INTERVIEW (SOF) WHILE STILL IN POOL.



    INTERVIEWER: "WHEN AND HOW DID YOU MEET PRESIDENT SUKARNO FIRST?"



    MADAME SUKARNO: "1959 IN JUNE. AND THEN I MET HIM IN ONE TEA PARTY."



    QUESTION: "WHAT WAS YOUR OCCUPATION THEN?"



    ANSWER: "I WAS ART STUDENT...I WAS PAINTER. AND I WAS ALSO AT SAME TIME STARLET."



    QUESTION: "DO YOU HELP THE PRESIDENT TO MAKE HIS POLICY AND POLITICAL DECISIONS?"



    ANSWER: "I DO, YES."



    QUESTION: "ARE YOU INTERESTED IN POLITICS?"



    ANSWER: "YES..IN ECONOMICS...EVERYTHING..WHATEVER I CAN DO FOR MAY HUSBAND, FOR MY COUNTRY, I AM ALWAYS..."



    QUESTION: "SO..HOW DO YOU INTERPRET POLITICAL SITUATION IN INDONESIA SINCE SEPTEMBER 30TH?"



    ANSWER: "I THINK HOW IT'S ALL RIGHT..CALMED DOWN..AND, OF COURSE, AFTER THE ....SUCH INCIDENT.. YOU HAVE ECONOMICAL SITUATION IS NOT VERY GOOD NOW. BUT I'M SURE IT WILL BE ALL RIGHT SOON."



    THE SECOND PART OF THE INTERVIEW WAS GIVEN WHILE MME SUKARNO WAS RESTING BETWEEN SWIMS IN THE HOTEL'S INDOOR POOL.



    QUESTION: "WHAT DO YOU THINK OF LIVING IN EUROPE FOREVER?"



    ANSWER: "IT'S WONDERFUL."



    QUESTION: "BUT WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE...?"



    ANSWER: "I BELONG TO INDONESIA."



    QUESTION: "BUT I HEARD THAT THE PRESIDENT IS COMING OVER AND THAT YOU INTEND TO BUY A HOUSE..."



    ANSWER: "NO, IT ABSOLUTELY NOT TRUE...WHO SAID LIKE THAT?"



    QUESTION: "ELL, IS'S RUMOURED...."



    ANSWER: "IT'S RUMOUR. WELL, THERE IS NO INDONESIA WITHOUT SUKARNO, THERE IS NO SUKARNO WITHOUT INDONESIA. HE WILL NEVER GO FROM INDONESIA... NEVER. I CAN USE THE WORD NEVER."



    INTERVIEWER: "I THANK YOU VERY MUCH."



    MME SUKARNO: "DON'T MENTION IT..."




    Initials JHS/V/JF/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MADAME RATNA SARI DEWI SUKARNO, THIRD WIFE OF THE INDONESIAN PRESIDENT, HAS BEEN ON A SKIING HOLIDAY AT MEGEVE IN THE FRENCH ALPS. INTERVIEWED THERE AT THE HOTEL DU MONT D'ARBOIS, MADAME SUKARNO SAID HER 64-YEAR-OLD HUSBAND WOULD NEVER LEAVE INDONESIA.

    JAPANESE-BORN MADAME SUKARNO HAS BEEN ON AN EXTENDED VISIT TO EUROPE FOR THE LAST SEVEN MONTHS. IN THAT TIME, SHE HAS BEEN TO PARIS, LONDON, ROME, SWITZERLAND AND LATELY THE FRENCH ALPS.

    SHE WAS A NOTABLE FIGURE AT THE PARIS FASHION SHOWS AND HAS BEEN PHOTOGRAPHED DANCING AT SUCH PLACES AS MAXIM'S RESTAURANT IN PARIS WHERE SHE CELEBRATED HER 26TH BIRTHDAY EARLIER THIS MONTH.

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO HAS BEEN ADVISED TO CONSULT A SWISS PHYSICIAN ABOUT HIS HEALTH. MME SUKARNO WAS RECENTLY REPORTED TO BE LOOKING FOR A HOUSE NEAR LAKE GENEVA OF IN THE NEARBY MOUNTAINS.

    SHE GAVE A TWO-PART INTERVIEW IN MEGEVE LAST SATURDAY. THE FIRST PART WAS RECORDED IN THE LOUNGE OF THE HOTEL DU MONT D' ARBOIS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADSE94P1GZBMM88U868KQWZOHP
    Media URN:
    VLVADSE94P1GZBMM88U868KQWZOHP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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