• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENT OF COLOMBIA, SENOR CARLOS LLERAS RESTREPO, ATTENDED THE OPENING CEREMONY (WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25TH) OF A SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE NEAR THE CAPITAL OF BOGOTA.

  • Description

    1.
    GV SQUARE, CHOCONTA TOWN.
    0.03

    2.
    GV TYPICAL STREET
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    3.
    SV MAN WITH PACK HORSE
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    4.
    LV DISH AERIAL ON HILL-TOWN IN B/G.
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    5.
    SLV AERIAL AND PEOPLE ON HILLOCK
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    6.
    CU HOSTESS AT ENTRANCE TO STATION.
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    7.
    SV GUESTS GO IN
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    8.
    GV PRESIDENT'S CAR ARRIVES
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    9.
    CU YOUNG BOYS
    0.24

    10.
    SV GROUP WITH FLOWERS BY PRESIDENT'S CAR
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    11.
    SV AERIAL, TILT TO PRESIDENT & OFFICIAL MOVING ALONG
    0.35

    12.
    GV CROWD
    0.38

    13.
    SLV PRESIDENT AT TABLE
    0.43

    14.
    GV "INRAVISION" SIGN NEAR PLAQUE WITH CROWD IN B/G.
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    15.
    CU PLAQUE
    0.49

    16.
    MV TROOPS
    0.51

    17.
    SV PRESIDENT AT TABLE
    0.54

    18.
    SV AERIAL
    0.57

    19.
    GV CROWD AT CEREMONY.
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    Initials JB/VS/JF/BB OJP/VS/JF/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE PRESIDENT OF COLOMBIA, SENOR CARLOS LLERAS RESTREPO, ATTENDED THE OPENING CEREMONY (WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25TH) OF A SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE NEAR THE CAPITAL OF BOGOTA.

    THE CENTRE, BUILT AT A COST OF SIX MILLION DOLLARS (GBP 2.5M. STERLING) IS AN IMPORTANT LINK IN COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN SOUTH AMERICA, NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE.

    THE CENTRE IS ABLE TO MAKE USE OF THE INTELSAT THREE COMMUNICATION SATELLITE ABOVE THE ATLANTIC TO FACILITATE COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN COLOMBIA, VENEZUELA, ECUADOR AND THE REST OF THE WORLD.

    THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY WAS ATTENDED BY THE PRESIDENT AND LEADING PERSONALITIES FROM THE GOVERNMENT, INDUSTRY AND OTHER FIELDS.

    AND MANY PEOPLE OF THE FARMING AREA OF CHOCONTA, WHERE THE CENTRE IS SITUATED, SOME 45 MILES (76 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF BOGOTA, CROWDED AROUND TO WATCH THE CEREMONY. FOR THESE PEOPLE, WHO HAVE NO TELEVISION, IT WAS A RARE CHANCE TO SEE A COMPLEX TECHNICAL CENTRE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAYRXXJUGISCPING3OSCR7GK6H
    Media URN:
    VLVAYRXXJUGISCPING3OSCR7GK6H
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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