• Short Summary

    Eisenhower and Nehru speak on steps of the White House.

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    Washington, United States of America USA.

    Documentation on file, American commentary.

    LS. MS. The President's private plane arriving and of President Nehru of India accompanied by his daughter Indira, arrives for a State Visit. Cut in shot of Guard of Honour. President being greeted by Vice President Richard Nixon and other government leaders, including Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. (CU.) Walking shot of President Nehru past Guard of Honour also with him is Communist China's Chou En-Lai. GV. Of White House. LS. President Nehru walking up steps of White House and receiving warm welcome from President and Mrs. Eisenhower. LS. President Nehru standing on steps of White House with Mrs. Eisenhower, President Eisenhower walking down steps to escort President Nehru's daughter up the steps to meet Mrs. Eisenhower. MS. Cameraman. MS. President Eisenhower standing in front of microphone speaking (Nat. sound.) "He says it is indeed a great pleasure to have Prime Minister Nehru here, and that he hopes that both him and his daughter have a pleasant stay and thanks him for coming". MS. CU. Prime Minister Nehru speaking into microphone:- "He thanks President Eisenhower for his invitation to America, and for his kind words, that he has been looking forward to this visit for a long time and that he not only wants to be President Eisenhower's guest but to mix with the American people who are so hospitable and that he looks forward to his stay here, and is deeply sorry that his visit here is a short one".


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:05:00 / 01:56:19:00
    UN 2920 D

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