TV vans cross the border on their way to Dublin to cover President Kennedy's visit.
- Title TV Vans Arrive
- 1st Broadcast 24/06/1963
- Clip Duration 00:00:54
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title BBC Vans Come to Dublin
- Extended description
There was much interest in President Kennedy's visit, both at home and abroad. Many international broadcasters sent outside broadcast units to Ireland to cover it. British broadcasters also lent Telefís Éireann some of their mobile units so that the Irish station could provide comprehensive coverage to its audience.
This news report shows TV vans crossing the Northern Ireland border on their way to Dublin two days before the President was due to arrive. The vans are from the BBC and independent TV companies in England and Wales.
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A RTÉ News report about tv vans coming from England and Wales to cover President Kennedy's visit to Ireland.
This report was broadcast on 24 June 1963.
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- Local keywords President Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, JFK, Politics, Broadcasting, Television
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic Politics and Economics
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1963
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N303/00063
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mute
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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Publisher Broadcaster - RTÉ