• Short Summary

    A simple funeral service was held in New York City on Wednesday (23 June) for Bernard M.

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    Javitts enters
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    2.
    Stevenson enters
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    3.
    Mourners
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    4.
    Casket brought out of temple
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    5.
    Wagner and Stevenson leave temple with Cardinal Spellman
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    Crowd
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    7.
    Sarnoff shakes hands with Javitts and Congressman
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    Background: A simple funeral service was held in New York City on Wednesday (23 June) for Bernard M.Baruch, internationally known financier.The service at Temple Shaaray Tefila, was attended by a number of dignitaries.

    Among the eight hundred mourners were United States Senator Jacob Javitts of New York; Adlai Stevenson, the American ambassador to the United Nations; New York City's Major Robert F.Wagner; Francis Cardinal Spellman of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York; and Brigadier General David Sarnoff, Chairman of the Board of the Radio Corporation of America.

    Mr.Baruch had been a member of Temple Shaaray Tefila since childhood.The forty-minute service was conducted by Rabbi Bernard Bamberger who said, "The entire chapter of his earthly life was not only long but full and rich with experiences and possibilities."Mr.Baruch died of a heart attack on Sunday, June 20.He was 94 years old.He was a highly successful financier, a sportsman, and served as an official and unofficial advisor to American presidents.He was a friend of many of the statesmen of the world, including the late Sir Winston Churchill.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9UH68FIK0MKATW2H7C0DF8VT
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9UH68FIK0MKATW2H7C0DF8VT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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