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    King Mohammed V of Morocco meets President Eisenhower in America.

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    Washington D. C., United States of America (USA).

    LV. Military air transport constellation plane carrying Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Youssef, King Mohammed V of Morocco taxiing in at Washington Airport. SV. Guard of Honour presents arms. LV. King Mohammed coming down the steps of the plane and being greeted at the bottom by President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike). SV. Panning shot of President Eisenhower and King Mohammed walking away from airliner. SCU. Cameraman. SV. President Eisenhower about to make his speech of welcome (natural sound): "Your majesty, it is my great pleasure to speak for the American people in welcoming you to this land. I is a particular distinction I have because the records show that your nation was one of the very first in the early days of our existence to give us the encouragement and moral support of your recognition of us as a nation". SCU. Silent shot of a cameraman. SV. King Mohammed makes his reply speech - commentary over this speech as King speaks in his own language.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:52:50:00 / 01:53:53:00

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