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UK - Heads of State Attend Queen's VE Day Banquet

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N.B. The rushes for this story are on Story No. w033011 T.I.11:21:47 Heads of State from more than fifty countries attended a V-E Day Banquet in London on Saturday (6/5). Britain's Queen Elizabeth II hosted the banquet, the biggest gathering of Heads of State since her own coronation in 1953. King Hussein of Jordan, the longest reigning monarch invited, was a guest of honour. Reflecting the spirit of reconciliation that is a feature of the celebrations, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl was among the guests. Also present were United States vice President Al Gore and his wife Tipper. Leading politicians were invited, among them former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. SHOWS: LONDON, 6/5 00:00 Car sweeps up 00:21 Major and Lord Mayor 00:25 Archbishop of Canterbury 00:31 Margaret Thatcher 00:36 Guards at doorway 00:39 Pikemen on stairs 00:43 Gores out of car 00:54 Rear view of Gores meeting Major 00:55 CU Gore and Major 01:03 Franjo Tudjman greets Major 01:16 Helmut Kohl rear shot 01:18 MS Kohl greeted by Major 01:33 King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan 01:39 Prince Charles, Prince Philip and Duchess of Kent 01:50 Prince Charles greeted by Lord Mayor 02:03 Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward 02:17 Queen's car pulls up 02:29 Queen enters 02:43 VISION ENDS You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/ec35a70e9b1928cd6082f51fc0c13cff Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Text Comments (6)
Richard Ring (3 months ago)
I was at the palace for the VE50 Celebrations with the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and the Queen on the balcony and Vera Lynn, Harry Seacombe and Cliff Richard on a stage in the palace gates. A Lancaster bomber flew over and dropped a million poppies on us.
James Tilsley (5 months ago)
Lol must have been awkward for Kohl
chboy80 (1 year ago)
This footage is from the year 1995?
JERRARD ELLIS (1 year ago)
HPPAV2003 (2 years ago)
Tipper's hair is just awful. and the way she gets out of a car...ugh!
Jamie Sutherland (1 year ago)

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