• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT AND MRS. KENNEDY HELD A STATE DINNER AT THE WHITE HOUSE APRIL II IN?

  • Description

    1.
    LV NIGHT EXTERIOR WHITE HOUSE
    0.04

    2.
    SV MARINE HONOUR GUARD OUTSIDE WHITE HOUSE
    0.06

    3.
    SV DITTO
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    4.
    LV CAR PULLS UP AT WHITE HOUSE STEPS
    0.14

    5.
    SV PRESIDENT AND MRS. KENNEDY ON PORCH
    0.17

    6.
    SV SHAH & EMPRESS OUT OF CAR, UP STEPS AND SHAKE HANDS
    0.29

    7.
    CU KENNEDYS, SHAH AND EMPRESS POSE FOR PICTURES-2 SHOTS
    0.39

    8.
    SV BACK SHOT FOUR ENTER WHITE HOUSE
    0.49

    9.
    SV MRS. KENNEDY AND EMPRESS, WITH PONY WALK ON LAWN
    1.01

    10.
    SV THEY APPROACH PRAM WITH JOHN JR. IN IT
    1.05

    11.
    CU MRS. K. AND EMPRESS LEAN OVER PRAM, PONY LOOKING ON
    1.18

    12.
    CU JOHN JR. CRYING
    1.20

    13.
    CU MRS. K. PAN TO EMPRESS LEANING OVER PRAM WITH FLOWER
    1.32

    14.
    SV GROUP AROUND PRAM
    1.35

    15.
    CU JOHN JR.
    1.38

    16.
    SV MRS. K & EMPRESS WALK WITH PONY, MRS. K. POINTING
    1.42

    17.
    LV PLAYHOUSE IN GROUNDS
    1.45

    18.
    LV TREE HOUSE, PAN TO BACK SHOT OF WOMEN WALKING WITH PONY
    1.51

    19.
    CU MRS. K. & EMPRESS PAST CAMERA
    1.55

    20.
    LV WHITE HOUSE, PAN TO LV MRS. K. AND EMPRESS WALKING
    2.00

    21.
    SCU MRS. K. SHAKES HANDS WITH EMPRESS WHO ENTERS CAR.
    2.07



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PRESIDENT AND MRS. KENNEDY HELD A STATE DINNER AT THE WHITE HOUSE APRIL II IN HONOUR OF THE SHAH OF PERSIA AND EMPRESS FARAH. THE SHAH AND HIS WIFE HAD ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON EARLIER IN THE DAY AT THE START OF A THREE DAY STATE VISIT TO THE CAPITAL. AS THE SHAH'S CAR DREW UP AT THE WHITE HOUSE THE MARINE GUARD OF HONOUR SNAPPED TO ATTENTION AND THE PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE CAME OUT ON THE PORCH TO WELCOME THEIR GUESTS. THE LADIES' HAIRSTYLES WERE A SOURCE OF COMMENT - MRS. KENNEDY HAD ADOPTED A NEW ORIENTAL STYLE, WHILE THE EMPRESS, IN ROYAL TRADITION, WORE HER HAIR FILED HIGH UNDER A GLITTERING TIARA.

    NEXT MORNING, THE SHAH CONFERRED WITH THE PRESIDENT IN THE WHITE HOUSE, WHILE THEIR WIVES TOOK A STROLL THROUGH THE WHITE HOUSE GROUNDS. ACCOMPANYING THEM WAS CAROLINE KENNEDY'S PONY "MACARONI" -CAROLINE BEING CONFINED TO LESSONS IN THE SCHOOLROOM. TAKING THE AIR IN A PERAMBULATOR WAS JOHN F. KENNEDY JUNIOR, WHO DIDN'T SEEM TOO PLEASED TO SEE HIS MOTHER AND HER ROYAL GUEST. THE EMPRESS TRIED TO CHEER HIM UP WITH A DAFFODIL, BUT HE WAS NOT IMPRESSED. MRS. KENNEDY THEN SHOWED EMPRESS FARAH THE CHILDREN'S PLAYHOUSE, TREEHOUSE AND SLIDE BEFORE ESCORTING HER BACK TO HER CAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKV13GFRHCCPC432IIQ0HT3W8
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKV13GFRHCCPC432IIQ0HT3W8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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