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Wilson Visits The White House (1966)

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This is unissued and unused material from British Pathé, was recorded on 1st July 1966 in Washington, D.C., in the United States of America.

 Wilson In Washington (1966)

Uploaded to YouTube on 13 April 2014 by British Pathé


The British Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, arrives in a car at the White House, where the press are wearing. People peer through railings from the street, as US President Lyndon B Johnson chats to Mr Wilson.

Next we see images of the British Embassy in Washington, a modern building in Washington, a plaque on ‘The Blair House’ which was erected in 1824, and a modern block. The Union Jack at British Embassy is seen along with  US Security Guards and the gates of the Embassy, before the footage returns to the White House.

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