U.S. WELCOMES KING OF MOROCCO King Mohammed of Morocco arrives in Washington aboard the President's personal plane, to be greeted with full honors at National Airport. The North African monarch will discuss U.S. air bases in Morocco with Ike.
GEN. MARSHALL GETS NOBEL PEACE AWARD General George Marshall receives the Nobel Peace Award for 1953. The occasion is marred by a Red demonstration from the gallery, but King Haakon leads an ovation to the U.S. soldier-statesman, drowning out the Communist agitators.
BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY VISITS CAMP King Charles VI, his wife Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon and their daughters, the princesses Elizabeth and Margaret participate in camp activities on the grounds of Balmoral Castle.
Date: August 16, 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:48:00, No Audio
ROYAL BARGE IN BANGKOK The ancient splendor of the Siamese Court is recalled by the Royal Barge Procession down the River Chao in Bangkok. It signals the end of Buddhist Lent in a tradition which is centuries old.rn
HAILE SELASSIE Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie celebrates the 37th anniversary of his coronation in a day of special events. He's accompanied by Kenya's President Kenyatta and addresses Parliament, urging force to end colonial rule in Rhodesia, South Africa, and Portuguese territories.
NIXON IN AFRICA Vice President and Mrs. Richard Nixon visit Rabat, Morocco, beginning a 22 day, 18,000 mile good-will tour of Africa. Mrs. Nixon meets the local children while Vice-President Nixon meets with King Mohammed V.
'IKE' GREETS KING SAUD Following his arrival in New York, where he addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations, King Saud of Saudi Arabia flies to Washington for meetings with Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower. "Ike" breaks precedent to greet his royal visitor at the airport.
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