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Lil Wayne stands by his 'no such thing as racism' comment.
 
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(12 Oct 2016) LIL WAYNE EXPLAINS HIS 'NO SUCH THING AS RACISM' COMMENT Lil Wayne understands why some people criticized him for saying racism is over, but claims people don't see it from his perspective. The rapper got some backlash last month when he told Fox Sports 1's "Undisputed" that there was "no such thing as racism" because his concert audiences had a lot of white fans. He also said millennials knew that racism wasn't cool. When asked on Tuesday to expand on his thoughts, Lil Wayne told The Associated Press that one of the reasons he feels that way is because a white police officer saved his life when he was 12 years old after he accidentally shot himself in the chest. "Yeah, he was a cop, and my life was saved by a white man. I don't know what racism is. I know a good (expletive) named Uncle Bob, though." Carter said. The Grammy-winning rapper said he was lying on the floor when police broke down the door, stepping over his body looking for guns and drugs. But one man stopped and chastised the others for leaving him. "He was white as snow. Them (expletive) that hopped over me were blacker than me," Carter said. Carter says the man known as "Uncle Bob" personally took him to the hospital and stayed with him. "(He) stood there and waited until the doctor said 'He's gonna make it,'" Carter said. Still, he acknowledged that despite what he told Skip Bayless on "Undisputed," there is such thing as racism. However, he says when he looks out from the stage, he sees all colors. "When I open my eyes on stage and when I, at a Lil Wayne show when I come from under the stage. Man, it's not - it's the world out there. It's not a certain part or a certain kind or a certain culture or whatever of people, it's people - those people out there in that crowd. They make, quote unquote, and they make, quote unquote, Lil Wayne." He added: "That's who I happen to be, and I'm sorry I'm sorry if people can't understand. But I understand why they don't understand, it's because they don't come from the bottom of the stage and look at 20 to 30-thousand people. They don't get that opportunity. And I'm blessed to have that opportunity, so with that said I can only be honest with such a thing. I have never witnessed racism." Carter made the comments while promoting the recently published "Gone Till November: A Journal of Rikers Island," a revealing account of his eight-month jail sentence in 2010 after a gun charge. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/9b539431441b6d34f43a5c480a5ba8ee Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Muhammad Ali visits Harlem school meets nephew of Joe Frazier
 
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Also on GEN0984 at 10:09:58:00 01/12/73 c0031290 / color new york: muhammad ali visits harlem school meets nephew of joe frazier nxc 46876 ali shows: sof muhhamad ali: on stage with teacher mary mc carthy: she sof intro youth mark frazier: pan to audience and boy onto stage: and leaves same: (shot 1/12/73 71ft) ali, muhhamad mc carthy, mary frazier, mark schools - ny, ny - ps22 211 helmuth / 71 ft / 16 col / rev / d26530 375 ft / 16 col / pos / rev / cuts opt track opt trck You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/339bf3bbb8230ebf870c0cc1ddb662d1 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Obamas arrive for dinner with UK Royals
 
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(22 Apr 2016) US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday evening arrived at Kensington Palace for dinner with Britain's Prince William; Kate, Duchess of Cambridge; and Prince Harry. Obama is on a three-day visit to the UK, likely the last to the country of his presidency. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/a218531bfaeff616d58a147632bda6f6 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Joaquin Phoenix appears aggressive to journalist
 
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(8 Nov 2003) original story = R10739 USA: BROTHER BEAR INTERVIEW - JOAQUIN PHOENIX APPEARS AGGRESSIVE TO JOURNALIST DURING INTERVIEW. R10739 R10739 n/a APTN You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3c3f84390d6907d27aa41e885bd92bfc Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Turkish PM Erdogan walks off stage in clash over Gaza
 
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(29 Jan 2009) SHOTLIST WEF POOL 1. Wide of stage, including Israeli President, Shimon Peres and Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2. Stage, with Peres talking 3. Mid of audience listening 4. Mid of Peres and Erdogan on stage 5. Close of Peres speaking, turning to Erdogan, UPSOUND (English) Peres: "I want to understand why did they fire rockets against us. What for? There was not any siege against Gaza." 6. Various of Erdogan asking for time to respond, UPSOUND (English) Erdogan: "one minute, one minute..." 7. SOUNDBITE (Turkish) Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish Prime Minister: (taken from simultaneous translation) "I feel that you perhaps feel a bit guilty and that is why perhaps you have been so strong in your words, so loud. Well you killed people. I remember the children who died on the beaches." 8. Various of Erdogan trying to speak and, chairperson trying to end proceedings 9. Erdogan walking off stage AP TELEVISION 10. People gathered in hallway 11. Close up of sign reading: (English) "middle east peace" 12. SOUNDBITE (English) Amr Moussa, Arab League Secretary-General: "Yes he walked out because he was not given the full time to answer, and we also wanted him to answer because what Mr. Peres said was first unacceptable, second, many of the points were not really accurate and we wanted to say something. So the Prime Minister of Turkey was not given that opportunity. He is after all the Prime Minister of Turkey and he wants to speak." (Question: And he was in his right to walk out and make a point?) "This is a different story. He is angry and I believe we are going to see him now." 13. Cutaway delegates ++MUTE++ STORYLINE Turkey's prime minister stalked off the stage at the World Economic Forum on Thursday after reproaching Israel's president over the devastating military offensive in Gaza. The packed audience, which included President Barack Obama's close adviser Valerie Jarrett, appeared stunned as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli President Shimon Peres raised their voices and traded accusations. Peres was passionate in his defence of Israel's 23-day offensive in Gaza, which it said targeted Gaza-rulers Hamas and aimed to stop Palestinian militant rocket fire into southern Israeli towns. As he spoke, Peres often turned toward Erdogan, who in his remarks had criticised Israel's strict blockade of the Gaza Strip. "Why did they fire rockets? There was no siege against Gaza," Peres said, raising his voice. The heated debate with Israel and Turkey at the centre was significant because of the key role Turkey has played as a moderator between Israel and Syria. Erdogan appeared to express a sense of disappointment when he recounted how he had met with the Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert just days before the offensive, and believed they were close to reaching terms for a face-to-face meeting with Syrian leaders. Obama's new Mideast envoy, George Mitchell, will be in Turkey for talks on Sunday. Erdogan was angry when a panel moderator cut off his remarks in response to an impassioned monologue by Peres defending Israel's offensive. The angry exchange followed an hour-long debate at the forum attended by world leaders in Davos. Erdogan tried to rebut Peres as the discussion was ending, asking the moderator, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, to let him speak once more. "You killed people," Erdogan told the 85-year-old Israeli leader. "I remember the children who died on beaches." When moderator repeatedly interrupted, asking him to stop, Erdogan angrily stalked off, leaving behind fellow panelists United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon and Arab League Secretary-General, Amr Moussa. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/61e8fccf791b1e2f8766ea162b585a06 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Hungary police repel migrants at Serbia border | Editor's Pick | 16 Sept 15
 
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Hungarian police clashed with migrants and refugees on Wednesday at the Serbian border, firing water cannons and tear gas at them. Hundreds have been stuck at the border after Hungary closed it on Tuesday. A spokesman for the Hungarian government, Zoltan Kovacs, said those who tried to push past the border post present a very real danger to his country. Find out more about AP Archive: http://tinyurl.com/neh3pb4 Story number for this item is: 4004290
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President Bush reacts to Obama's victory in 2008 election
 
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SHOTLIST 1. US President George W. Bush walks to podium 2. SOUNDBITE: (English) George W. Bush, US President: "Good morning. Last night I had a warm conversation with president-elect Barack Obama. I congratulated him and Senator Biden on their impressive victory. I told the president-elect he could count on complete cooperation from my administration as he makes the transition to the White House. I also spoke to Senator John McCain. I congratulated him on a determined campaign that he and Governor Palin ran. The American people will always be grateful for the lifetime of service John McCain has devoted to this nation, and I know he will continue to make tremendous contributions to our country. No matter how they cast their ballots, all Americans can be proud of the history that was made yesterday. Across the country citizens voted in large numbers. They showed a watching world the vitality of American democracy and the stride we have made toward a more perfect union. They chose a president whose journey represents a triumph of the American story. A testament to hard work, optimism and faith in the enduring promise of our nation. Many of our citizens thought they would never live to see that day. This moment is especially uplifting for a generation of Americans who witnessed the struggles of civil rights with their own eyes; four decades later, see a dream fulfilled. A long campaign is ended and we move forward as a nation. Embarking on a period of change in Washington, yet there are some things that will not change. The United States government will remain vigilant in meeting its most important responsibility: protecting the American people. And the world can be certain this commitment will remain steadfast under our next commander in chief. There is important work to do in the months ahead and I will continue to conduct the people's business as long as this office remains in my trust. During this time of transition I will keep the president-elect fully informed on important decisions. When the time comes on January 20 Laura and I will return home to Texas with treasured memories of our time here, with profound gratitude for the honour of serving this amazing country. It will be a stirring sight to watch President Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their beautiful girls step through the doors of the White House. I know millions of Americans will be overcome with pride at this inspiring moment that so many have waited so long. I know Senator Obama's beloved mother and grandparents would have been thrilled to watch the child they raised ascend the steps of the Capitol and take his oath to uphold the constitution of the greatest nation on the face of the earth. Last night I extended an invitation to the president-elect and Mrs Obama to come to the White House and Laura and I are looking forward to welcoming them as soon as possible. Thank you very much." 3. Bush walks away STORYLINE: US President George W. Bush fully embraced the election of Democrat Barack Obama as his successor on Wednesday, paying stirring tribute to the election of the first U.S. black president-elect and hailing the campaign of change that led Obama to victory. Bush promised Obama his "complete cooperation" during the Democrat's 76-day transition to the White House. The president said he would keep Obama informed on all his decisions between now and January 20, and said he looked forward to the day - soon, he hopes - that Obama and his family would take him up on his offer of pre-inauguration White House visit. The defeated leader of his own party, John McCain, won accolades not nearly so glowing with Bush hailing his lifetime of service to the US. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/2fa200219adad4f7856826ee20527d8b Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Japan - New discoveries in paper folding
 
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T/I: 10:24:08 Anything made out of paper is generally thought to be structurally weak, but with skilful folding, paper can gain unexpected strength. The Japanese art of origami, or paper folding, has long been admired for its ingenuity, but this traditional pastime is now providing the basis for the foundation of a new technology. Two years ago, Professor Hideyuki Ohtaki, a teacher in mechanical engineering at Saitama University, and his students began conducting research into paper structures. They discovered that long triangular cylinders threaded horizontally through a collection of hexagons produced a strong structure that resisted twisting -- strong enough to hold the weight of a person. A tricycle made entirely out of recycled paper, using joints made from paper cups, was among the objects built to demonstrate the strength of their chosen material. With a fire and water resistant coating, paper could be used in unique ways giving it new options for the years ahead. SHOWS: JAPAN RECENT CU flimsy pieces of paper; Paper being folded into strong structure; Strong paper taking weight of apple; Exterior of Saitama University; Interior shot of researchers in meeting; SOT Professor Hideyuki Ohtaki: "Compared to metals, paper is extremely light-weight and easy to recycle. These advantages create various possibilities for the use of strong paper structures." Student cutting out paper shapes, CU paper structure being made on desk, CU completed structure, strength of structure being demonstrated; Person standing on strong paper structure; VS tricyle made from paper; VS strong paper structures; VS of paper structures. 2.49 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/54786da5df3e59a4477a85b9cc388fff Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Imran Khan comments after release from jail
 
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Lahore - 21 November 2007 1. Various of celebrations outside family home of released opposition leader Imran Khan Dera Ghazi Khan - 21 November 2007 2. SOUNDBITE: (Urdu) Imran Khan, Pakistani opposition leader: "On this occasion I suggest all political parties should boycott the upcoming elections, especially those parties that believe in democracy in Pakistan. These elections are going to be the biggest fraud in the history of Pakistan. Musharraf has done what no dictator in the history of Pakistan has ever done. He has crossed all limits." 3. Pan right of journalist 4. SOUNDBITE: (Urdu) Imran Khan, Pakistani opposition leader: "I don't know why they released me. If they think they have managed to scare me by arresting me, they are wrong. I will oppose him more strongly this time. I do not accept Musharraf's office or his position. I think he is the biggest traitor." 5. Pan left of party supporters 6. Khan leaving STORYLINE: A day after being released from prison Imran Khan, one of Pakistan's opposition figures, urged all political parties to boycott any elections organised by President Gen. Perves Musharraf in a bid to oust him from power. "I suggest all political parties should boycott the upcoming elections, especially those parties that believe in democracy in Pakistan. These elections are going to be the biggest fraud in the history of Pakistan," Khan said. Musharraf has said he expects to step down as military leader by the end of the month, and insists elections scheduled for January will be held on time. But he says he will not bow to international pressure to lift the state of emergency imposed three weeks ago in response to what he said was a growing threat from Islamic militants. On Wednesday Law Minister Afzal Hayder announced on state television that the government had released 5,634 lawyers and political party members. He said 623 people remained in custody, but that they would be let go soon. "I don't know why they released me. If they think they have managed to scare me by arresting me, they are wrong," he said. "I will oppose him more strongly this time. I do not accept Musharraf's office or his position. I think he is the biggest traitor," he added. Khan, a former cricket star who has become a firebrand in the opposition to Musharraf's rule, also said he would continue a hunger strike begun in custody. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/34e0898adbe98acc5c8a64b85c74933a Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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McCartney returns to roots with gig at Liverpool's Cavern Club
 
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(26 Jul 2018) MCCARTNEY RETURNS TO ROOTS WITH GIG AT LIVERPOOL'S CAVERN CLUB Sir Paul McCartney is going back to where it all began – The Cavern Club in Liverpool. On Thursday afternoon (26 JULY 2018), the Beatle will perform an exclusive free gig at the famous club on Mathew Street, credited as the birthplace of the Fab Four. It's been 19 years since McCartney last performed at the venue – December 1999. The Cavern Club played host to The Beatles nearly 300 times in the early 1960s and became known as the center of Liverpool's rock and roll scene. The original club closed in 1973, later reopening after extensive redevelopment in 1984. McCartney will take to the stage at 2pm local time Thursday (1300GMT). Free tickets for the event are available from Liverpool's Echo Arena box office and are limited to one per person. Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/102011028589719587178/+APArchive​ Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f10cda943deea5f4867ea985706df2a4
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President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy depart from the Capitol after the inauguration of George
 
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(20 Jan 1989) Ronald Reagan flashed one last salute to George Bush and left the nation's capital to begin the life of an ex-president in California. Reagan, walking hand-in-hand with his wife Nancy, bid the new president and first lady Barbara Bush farewell with handshakes and kisses on the east side of the Capitol at the conclusion of his successor's inaugural ceremonies. The ex-president turned to salute Bush as Mrs. Reagan waved from the door of the aircraft. The new president returned the gesture. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/8c8b83e8c34843faa10f5efc3fa34c2f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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William, Kate, George and Charlotte spend Christmas with the Middletons
 
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(25 Dec 2016) WILLIAM AND KATE SPEND CHRISTMAS WITH THE MIDDLETON FAMILY The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a Christmas Day church service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire on Sunday (25 DEC.). The royal couple is celebrating Christmas with the Middleton family in nearby Bucklebury, instead of with the Queen at Sandringham. They arrived at the church with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Kate's mother and father - Carole and Michael Middleton - sister Pippa, and brother James also attended the service. A heavy cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England. It is extremely rare for Elizabeth to miss the service, which is a cornerstone of the royal family's Christmas celebrations and brings the monarch into contact with local residents who gather outside for a glimpse of her. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/987aa7eae87b28170a843fb03d6cec1f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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President George H.W. Bush takes the oath of office administered by Chief Justice William Rehnquist
 
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(20 Jan 1989) Vice President George H.W. Bush places his left hand upon two Bibles, one used by George Washington, one by his own family, and takes his oath, administered by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/de236ebb3564466b90861501627e6fd3 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SYND 18 5 78 RHODESIAN TROOPS TRACKING GUERRILLAS IN COUNTRYSIDE
 
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(18 May 1978) Rhodesian troops tracking guerrillas and disarming land mines in Rhodesia's increasingly violent civil guerrilla war. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/fc3a767f2cf2f6353ec22ac7ac822e99 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Croatian president in Russia for World Cup match
 
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(1 Jul 2018) Among the fans watching Croatia's World Cup game against Denmark in Nizhny Novgorod was Croatia's President, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. Earlier, wearing a Croatian team shirt, she strolled around the city's landmarks, including the promenade with its backdrop of the stadium where the game was played.   Grabar-Kitarovic praised Russia's handling of the World Cup, saying it had created an open environment for visiting supporters without compromising on security. Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/102011028589719587178/+APArchive​ Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/7a743516f50fba4a48076a372fc5bf4b
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Unseen belongings of legend Marilyn Monroe unveiled ++REPLAY++
 
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(11 May 2012) LEADIN Never-before-seen belongings of the Hollywood legend, Marilyn Monroe, are on display in Los Angeles. The show marks the 50th anniversary of the movie star's death at the age of 36. STORYLINE: One of the world's most iconic actresses, Marilyn Monroe, is the star of a million dollar exhibition of some of her most personal belongings. It's taking place here in Hollywood, 50 years after her premature death. Over 50,000 fans from all over the world are expected to arrive to commemorate the anniversary. This exhibit is housed inside an old bank vault, and the contents inside are valuable - maybe priceless because of their association with Monroe. The Marilyn Bank Vault Collection at Ripley's Believe It Or Not is Hollywood's ultimate homage to Marilyn, remembering an era and commemorating the queen of the town. Among the many Marilyn items are a hand knitted cardigan, currently valued at USD $170,000. She wore this on her last photo shoot. These are all personal items belonging to the owner of the Ripley's company. Andrea Silverman, general manager of Ripley's Believe It Or Not says: "We have her famous sweater which was actually the last photograph that she did before her death. You're gong to see her makeup case. It took her over three hours to do her makeup. You guys have to come see all the cool stuff that we have. We have her shoes. We have her nightgown when she was married to Joe DiMaggio for her honeymoon" Personal items include a dresser top of Marilyn's cosmetics and makeup case. She was rumoured to take three hours to put on her makeup on every morning. An old Revlon nail polish bottle sits next to an Erno Laszlo face cream, lavender smelling salts, and an Elizabeth Arden eyeshadow. This black lingerie was worn by Marilyn for baseball legend Joe DiMaggio on their wedding night. Slippers with glass and white faux fur straps were valued 10 years ago at over USD $100,000. Also on display is a USD $12,000 lace nightcap as well as a bathing suit that was quite scandalous at the time for being a midriff baring two piece, in US size 16. A polka dot dress on show is known as the willpower dress because it took sheer willpower in the 50s to wear a strapless dress. Head scarves on display were worn to shield herself from the paparazzi. Jeanne Wolf, a veteran Hollywood journalist says: "We loved and adored her and still do. There's something about her very strong. You know she came form utter poverty. She should have had absolutely no exceptions in life and rose to be well arguably the most famous movie star in the world. There was something about her, that no one looked like her. No one reminded you of her. She invented herself. She created herself and in the midst of all of that, there was something so utterly exposed and fragile about her." Her dresses on display showcase her well documented size fluctuations. Going from 37-23-34 and a US size two when she began her career to 38-23-36 in 1962 - a US size 12. A larger than life poster shows her famous dress blowing scene from the movie "The Seven Year Itch." There are 40 pairs of shoes on display, including a pair of red Salvatore Ferragamo shoes which he made just for her. There is a copy of Marilyn's footprints in cement that were given personally to Sid Grauman, the owner of the famed Grauman's Chinese Theatre. They were made in 1953 on the night of the premiere of the classic film 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'. A lock of her hair as a child sits in a drawer for tourists to get a glimpse of. It is reported she experimented with 10 different blonde shades before deciding on her legendary platinum colour. Wolf says people will like the feeling of being inside the vault to see her things. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/0699fc36013349b87fccc7191afbb241 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Former terrorism advisor Richard Clarke testifies on 9/11
 
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1. Richard Clarke walking into hearing room 2. Clarke sitting down at witness table, pan over to commission members 3. Clarke raises his right hand and takes oath 4. Commission Chair Thomas Kean 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Richard Clarke, Former White House Counter-terrorism Adviser "I also welcome the hearings because it is finally a forum where I can apologise to the loved ones of the victims of 9-11. To them who are here in the room, to those who are watching on television, your government failed you. Those entrusted with protecting you failed you, and I failed you. We tried hard, but that doesn't matter because we failed. And for that failure, I would ask, once all the facts are out, for your understanding and your forgiveness." 6. Various of hearing 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Timothy Roemer, 9/11 Commission Member "How high a priority was fighting al-Qaida in the Bush administration?" 8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Richard Clarke, Former White House Counter-terrorism Adviser "I believe the Bush administration, in the first eight months, considered terrorism an important issue but not an urgent issue." 9. Wide shots of hearing 10. SOUNDBITE: (English) John Lehman, 9/11 Commission Member "The inconsistency between what your promoters are putting out and what you said as late as August 05, you've got a real credibility problem. And because of my real genuine, long-term admiration for you, I hope you resolve that credibility problem, because I hate to see you become totally shoved to one side during a presidential campaign as an active partisan selling a book." 11. SOUNDBITE: (English) Richard Clarke, Former White House Counter-terrorism Adviser "I've been accused of being a member of John Kerry's campaign team several times this week, including by the White House. The White House has said that my book is an audition for a high level position in the Kerry campaign. So let me say here as I am under oath, that I will not accept any position in the Kerry administration should there be one, on the record, under oath." 12. Mid shot of hearing 13. SOUNDBITE: (English) Richard Clarke, Former White House Counter-terrorism Adviser "In the 15 hours of testimony, no one asked me what I thought about the president's invasion of Iraq. And the reason I am strident in my criticism of the president of the United States is because by invading Iraq - something I was not asked about by the commission, something I chose to write a lot about in the book - by invading Iraq, the president of the United States has greatly undermined the war on terrorism." 14. Wide pan of hearing STORYLINE: The US government's former top counterterrorism adviser apologised to the families of September 11 victims on Wednesday, saying "your government failed you." Richard Clarke made the comments just before testifying before a bipartisan commission investigating the September 11, 2001, attacks. It was the second day of hearings with Bush and Clinton administration officials as the commission tried to determine what went wrong in the efforts to stop al-Qaida before the 9/11 attacks. Clarke, who has received much attention in recent days for the release of his book, which is highly critical of the Bush administration for its response to al-Qaida, delivered a sharp attack against President Bush and his top advisers. He said although he continued to describe terrorism as an urgent problem, the Bush administration never treated it that way. In comparison, Clarke said the Clinton administration had "no higher priority" than combating terror. Clarke said he was so frustrated by the Bush team's lack of urgency that he asked to be reassigned. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1e6b764b0af3e008816477da43e91b4a Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK - Wedding Imran Khan and Jemima Goldsmith - 1995
 
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A civil marriage ceremony for cricket star Imran Kahn and heiress Jemima Goldsmith took place on Tuesday (20/6) on the outskirts of London. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/4fd0f63b1af2cd4ac66e12e30b240ad2 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Nelson Mandela Released From Prison  - 1990
 
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AP footage showing the release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years in prison. Crowds of well wishers are there to see him released. 11 February 1990 PAARL (commentary throughout this section). GV prison gate and many police Car convoy towards outer gate. Crowd waiting to see Mandela. LS Nelson and Winnie walk hand in hand. Winnie raises clenched fist. Both give ANC salute. CU Mandela walking. MCU Nelson and Winnie in car. Car moves off through crush of supporters and security and cameramen. motorcade leaving. 11 February 1990 CAPETOWN. GV motorcycle outriders lead Mandela convoy. PAN Convoy passing. Mandela car, damaged, drives past. Mandela car surrounded by supporters. MCU Mandela on balcony with supporters. Walter Sisulu chants to crowd, and introduces Mandela to crowd. Mandela chants to crowd. Crowd chants. X01716 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3a74d9933ba10bf172e48cc971748921 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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USA: PAKISTAN'S BENAZIR BHUTTO MEETS PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON
 
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English/Nat Pakistan's Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto, met with U-S President Bill Clinton today (Tuesday) to deliver a clear message: my planes or my money. Benazir Bhutto wants the Clinton administration to either unfreeze the delivery of 28 F- 16 fighter jets or return the one-point-four (b) billion dollars paid for them. Clinton promised to urge Congress to reimburse Pakistan. But he is limited by a 1990 law which freezes U-S military supplies and economic aid to Pakistan due to concerns that it was developing nuclear weapons. Bhutto told Clinton that Pakistan had no nuclear weapons, although she claimed it had the knowledge to build them. President Clinton's administration inherited the uncomfortable situation of Pakistan's payment of one-point-four billion U-S dollars for fighter jets it never received. The 28 F-16 fighter jets were manufactured and paid for, but never delivered. The deal is being held up by a 1990 U-S law freezing economic aid and military supplies for Pakistan over concern that it is acquiring nuclear weapons. Bhutto said Pakistan had the knowledge to develop atomic weapons, but had decided against assembling, exporting or detonating nuclear devices. The measure is known as the Pressler amendment, after its sponsor, Senator Larry Pressler of South Dakota. Following their meeting, President Clinton says the situation is unfair and must be addressed. SOUNDBITE: "I don't think what happened was fair to Pakistan, in terms of the money. Now under the law, we can't give up the equipment, the law is clear. So I intend to consult with Congress on that to see what we can do." SUPER CAPTION: US President Bill Clinton Bhutto felt progress was being made on the five year old dispute. SOUNDBITE: "I'm encouraged by my discussions with the president this morning and with the concern he has shown for Pakistan. I welcome the Clinton administration's decision to work with Congress to revise the Pressler amendment." SUPER CAPTION: Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto The two leaders also discussed the 48-year-old conflict between Pakistan and India over control of the disputed Kashmir territory on their borders. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/abdb4df304801bea0bf04dde59899642 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Italy: Rome: Funeral Of Actor Marcello Mastroianni - 1996
 
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Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni has been laid to rest in Rome Sunday. In a simple civic ceremony at Rome's Campidoglio (city hall) family members, celebrities and fans remembered their friend and hero - a man whose acting career spanned nearly fifty years. With the song from his movie "eight-and-a-half" playing in the background - friends spoke of their memories of the star. After the ceremony his coffin was taken across Rome and placed in the family vault. Mastroianni died in Paris Thursday from pancreatic cancer aged 72. There was music and applause - perfectly fitting for Italy's acting great Marcello Mastroianni to make his finale. As his coffin was carried into Rome's Campidoglio the huge crowd broke into a thunderous applause - thanks for the man who had entertained them since his cinematic debut in 1947. And in the background - the theme music from his movie "eight-and-a-half". Rome's mayor Francesco Rutelli accompanied Mastroianni's grieving family into the ceremony. His widow Flora Carabella and daughter Barbara took their seats with another of Italy's greatest acting exports - Sofia Loren. Loren and Mastroianni had performed in 12 films together - they had also been close friends. Many of Italy's most renowned actors and directors had come to say their last farewell - including actress Monica Vitti. Mastroianni's long-time seamstress simply summarised his importance in Italian cinema. SOUNDBITE: (Italian) "You will always be in my heart and in the heart of Italian cinema. Thank you for everything." SUPER-CAPTION: Angela Insimani, Mastroianni's seamstress. As the music played and memories of Marcello flooded back - Sofia Loren broke down in tears as she held the hand of his widow Flora. She says they made one of the great cinematic partnerships. SOUNDBITE: (English) "There was a kind of chemistry between us that could not be compared with anybody else, with anyone else. Q/ Do you have a last message for Marcello? "Ciao Marcello, I will never forget you. You will always be in my heart, I know that." SUPER-CAPTION: Sofia Loren, actress. After the ceremony - Mastroianni's body was transported across Rome to the Verrano cemetery where the family vault is. There he will now rest - but always remembered through the 160 films that he starred in. More often than not, he was the quintessential "Latin lover" - most famous for his role in Fellini's film "La Dolce Vita". You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/9155171680ef6ff9839d17d403bae6f2 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Charles & Diana Wedding in 4K | Part 1 | Arrivals at St Paul's Cathedral | 1981
 
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Viewable for the first time in high quality 4K, this is reel 1 of the 25 minute British Movietone documentary called "The Royal Wedding". This stunning 4K version has been made from the original British Movietone 35 mm negative. Movietone were the only company to film events of this momentous day on film rather than video. A seamless version of the documentary is available via AP Archive in London. The file size is too large to upload to YouTube so we have loaded up each individual reel for you to enjoy in 4K quality, plus 12 clips of key moments from this special day. Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AVxcfadVkU Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJQjF7iGldI&t=29s REEL 1 - GV The Queen's Landau from Buckingham Palace zoom into the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. LS The Queen Mother's landau. GV Bridesmaids car arrives at St. Paul's Cathedral. GV Crowd. MS Bridesmaids from car. MS Bridesmaid and Page boys up steps and into St. Paul's x 2. MS Margaret Thatcher and Denis Thatcher. LS Mrs Nancy Regan arrives. GV Crowd and flags. LS Crowned Heads Of Europe on St Pauls steps. CU The Queen and DUke in landau x 2. GV Prince Charles landau from Palace zoom into him and Prince Andrew x 3. TS The Queen's carriage arrives at St. Pauls. CU Lord Mayor Of London (Sir Ronald Gardn � er-Thorpe) MS The Queen and Duke greeted by Lord Mayor. LS The Queen Mother and Prince Edward. LS The Queen, Duke, Queen Mother and Prince Edward enter St. Pauls. Zoom in Prince Charles' Carriage Procession x 2. MS Mounted Police outside Clarence House zoom out The Glass Coach leaves Clarence House. GV Interior The Queen's procession in St. Pauls. LS The Queen and Duke. LS Members of Royal Family move to seats. MS As before with King Of Tonga in background. LS Members of Royal Family followed by Queen Mother, Queen and Duke pull back to show choir and congregation. MS Royal Family seated. Zoom in Prince Charles and Prince Andrew from carriage and up steps x 2. LS Brides Carriage procession in Trafalgar Square. LS Prince Charles walks up aisle x 3. LS Glass Coach arrives at St Pauls. MS Earl Spencer out. CU Lady Sarah Armstrong Jones and India Hicks. MS Bride from carriage. MS Bride and father wave from half way up steps. MS Bride on steps whilst train adjusted. MS Bride up steps. LS Bride into St. Pauls. GV Interior Bride's procession up aisle. LS Procession of Clergy. CU Bishop of London (Right Rev Graham Leonard). LS Bride up aisle and joined by groom. GV Congregation. This footage is available to licence for commercial use from the AP Archive - http://www.aparchive.com/ContactUs Find out more about AP Archive - http://www.aparchive.com/AboutUs Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/
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Mandela sees grandson reclaim family's traditional leadership role
 
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1. Wide of Mvezo 2. Close-up of sign: The Kingdom of Abathembu 3. Various of arrivals 4. Former South African President Nelson Mandela sitting on chair with two other men 5. Close-up of Nelson Mandela 6. Various of arrivals entering tent 7. Wide of Nelson Mandela's helicopter landing 8. Nelson Mandela's car pulling up to front of tent 9. Mandela exiting car 10. Mandela entering tent 11. Wide of people sitting in tent 12. SOUNDBITE: (Xhosa) Nelson Mandela, Former South African President: "Because I am still alive today so that I can be able to rest in peace because my grandson has taken chieftaincy and rules here at Mvezo. That will make me sleep forever being a happy man in my grave knowing that Mandla has taken this chieftaincy that I was supposed to have taken. This young man has always been of help to me and in my life." 13. Various of animal skins on floor 14. Close-up of Mandla Mandela, tilt down to his feet 15. Mid-shot of Mandla Mandela 16. Mid-shot of King Goodwill Zwelithini's daughter 17. Mandla Mandela being anointed by local priests and chiefs 18. Close-up of Nelson Mandela nodding STORYLINE: Former South African President Nelson Mandela beamed on Monday as he watched his grandson reclaim a traditional leadership post that Mandela had renounced decades ago to become a lawyer and dedicate his life to fighting apartheid. Mandla Mandela, 32, was draped in a lion skin, the symbol of royalty, and officially installed as head of the Mvezo Traditional Council by the king of the AbaThembu, Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo, one of six kings of the Xhosa people. The ceremony took place in front of hundreds of well wishers, including tribal royalty from across the country, most of them clad in brightly coloured traditional dress and beaded headdresses. It was the first time in nearly 70 years that a member of Mandela's family from the Madiba clan took up the mantle of traditional leadership. Dressed in a black and white animal print shirt, he walked with difficulty up the stairs but otherwise looked in good health and in radiant spirits as he delivered a short speech in Xhosa in a firm voice. "That will make me sleep forever being a happy man in my grave knowing that Mandla has taken this chieftaincy that I was supposed to have taken," said Nelson Mandela. Mandla Mandela's father Makgatho, Nelson Mandela's last surviving son, died in 2005 of AIDS-related complications. His mother, Rayne Mandela-Perry, said her late husband would have been proud to see his son carry on the family legacy. Mandla Mandela, who graduated from Rhodes University's political science program last week, now has the power to decide disputes and try certain criminal and civil cases. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/ad494e1c5bd71f81f1fcee4d5a20c2d9 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK: PRESIDENT MANDELA'S ROYAL WELCOME TO BRITAIN
 
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(9 Jul 1996) English/Nat Britain is giving the red carpet treatment to Nelson Mandela, the man who smashed apartheid in South Africa. In Britain, on a four-day state visit, the South African President is being hailed as a hero. It's the first state visit to the country by a South African president. President Nelson Mandela's state visit to Britain began according to tradition. Met by the Princess Royal at London's exclusive Dorchester Hotel, the hero of apartheid was whisked off to Horse Guards Parade to inspect a guard of honour. At 12.40 pm local time, a Royal gun salute boomed across the capital as the President's limousine glided into the parade ground. The formal welcoming party, headed by the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prime Minister John Major and several top ministers, bore all the traditional pomp and ceremony befitting a visiting head of state. But the South African leader received a rather less formal welcome from the crowd. More than six-thousand people had gathered at the square - the largest turnout for a head of state's welcome since the birth of television. Chanting 'Nelson', 'Nelson', they waved South African flags and craned their necks for a view of the man who was once known as the Black Pimpernel. Britain's Queen Elizabeth appeared pleased to meet Mandela. She made a highly successful visit to South Africa last year, and clearly enjoys Mandela's company. The band of the Irish Guards played the South African national anthem, incorporating the last few bars of the old Afrikaans anthem, signifying the transition from old to new. On Horse Guards Parade, President Mandela, wearing a smart, dark business suit, inspected the honour guard. His walk was stiff, but he appeared as dignified as ever. Then he and daughter Zenani joined their royal escort to parade down The Mall in open carriages to Buckingham Palace. Later in the day, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh gave a state dinner in Mandela's honour. The Queen Mother paid tribute to the South African President by attending her first Buckingham Palace state banquet in almost three years. The 95-year-old Queen Mother sat on Mandela's right. The Queen was on his left. The Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Princess Royal, and Princess Margaret were also present. As were Prime Minister John Major and senior cabinet ministers. In all, around 200 guests were assembled in the sumptuous Palace Ballroom. In her formal welcome to the guest of honour, Queen Elizabeth II stressed the close ties between Britain and South Africa. SOUNDBITE: Mr President, South Africa has a special place in my heart and in the hearts of the British people. Our two counties are bound together by history, by common interest and by ideals and aspirations. SUPER CAPTION: Queen Elizabeth II The Queen and Mandela then touched glasses in a toast to an even tighter bond between their two nations in the future. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/7d9674fe3d5bf3d17a4a165db12dee1e Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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India - Debate Of Confidence Starts
 
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T/I: 10:27:07 The Indian parliament on Monday (27/5) began debating a vote of no-confidence which threatens to bring down the country's first Hindu nationalist government. The debate, in the Indian Lok Sabah (lower house of Parliament) will decide if India's BJP government survives. SHOWS: NEW DELHI, INDIA 27/05 Exterior view of Parliament House Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee arrives WS interior parliament Vajpayee SOT (in Hindi) WS Parliamentarians Vajpayee SOT (in Hindi) WS parliament Former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao SOT:"What I said was that, from Indira Ghandi's days, there was a clear announcement from the government of India here in this house that the personal law from any section of people can not be changed without consulting them and taking their consent." Former Commerce Minister Chidambaram outside parliament commenting on Vajpayee's speech to parliament SOT: "The entire speech is laced with anti-Muslim sentiment. Why is he not talking about other things? He is not talking about anything else. Perhaps he is preparing for an election speech?" 2.10 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/369159373d2b172fafe0b063b6942f62 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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USA: NOBEL PRIZE FOR CHEMISTRY AWARDED TO SCIENTIST ZEWAIL
 
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Los Angeles, USA, 12 October 1999 The Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to an Egyptian-American for his pioneering work with lasers. Scientist, Ahmed Zewail has shown that a rapid-firing laser can observe the motion of atoms in a molecule, during chemical reactions. The Nobel Prize is the latest in a series of plaudits offered to Zewail and his colleagues at the California Institute of Technology for work in this field. It was congratulations all round when Ahmed Zewail arrived at work on Tuesday morning The 53-year-old scientist had just found out that he had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work capturing ultrafast snapshots of atomic reactions. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Well in the excited state as they say, I feel well, very, very well. (Q) Did you expect it? You can never expect a Nobel Prize, nobody ever expects a Nobel Prize. People tell you that you can get it but you never expect a Nobel Prize so it was very thrilling to get the call at 5.30 this morning. (Q) What happened with the telephone call? Well the Royal Swedish Academy, the secretary-general called and he said 'I'm sorry to wake you up and I have some good news' and then he told me about the award and the significance and so on. (Q) How did you feel when you got off the phone? Did you jump in the air? I went and kissed my wife and kissed my children and she made a cup of coffee and the phone did not stop until now. It just did not stop." SUPER CAPTION: Ahmed Zewail, Nobel Laureate Colleagues who work with Zewail are elated at the award and say he's a deserving recipient. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Yeah I was excited, I woke up at six and went and turned on the computer and went on-line and there he was, Ahmed Zewail, it was unbelievable. I'm really excited, I'm so happy and I'm one hundred percent sure he deserves it, it's great." SUPER CAPTION: SOUNDBITE: (English) "He did some very good experiments in the late 80s and he's the founder of the field. Now there's hundreds of groups all over the world doing the same thing and I think many people didn't believe it was possible but he showed it was and now it's a standard thing, text-books, conferences, everywhere." SUPER CAPTION: Zewails' development known as femtochemistry, uses ultra-fast lasers to measure the movement of atoms during chemical reactions. His ground-breaking research has helped explain the way the human eye adjusts to the dark and the way plants convert light to food in photosynthesis. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Until the work at CalTech you could not really see them in real time, you could not see the motion of the atoms." SUPER CAPTION: Ahmed Zewail, Nobel Laureate Zewail grew up in Egypt and got his first science degree from Alexandria University in 1967. From there he went to the United States, where he earned a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He then performed research at the University of California in Berkeley and was appointed to CalTech's faculty in 1976. Zewail and his team have been showered with honours over the years, the Nobel prize is the latest. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/31443ed802a63e1639b8f6b031fcb92c Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Pakistan - Jemima Khan interview - 1997
 
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Imran Khan's wife, Jemima, has criticised his political opponents for mudslinging, saying "all sorts of nonsense is written in the newspapers". SHOWS: ISLAMABDAD, PAKISTAN 23 & 24 JANUARY, 1997 24/1 Exterior shot of Nasim Rahman Tuzain's house, where interview took place Jemima answering question about difficulties facing herself and her husband as a result of his being a politician: "Well sacrifices have to be made in this job. Imran got to see his child for a two days after it was born, and then not again until he was six weeks old. But I hope those sacrifices will be worth it. As for the mudslinging, I think you have that in politics all over the world. the only problem in Pakistan is that there's no accountability so it's very difficult to defend oneself. it's difficult to take to court for libel, for example. So all sorts of nonsense is written in the newspapers, and unlike in other countries where there's a better system of justice, you are unable to counteract those. You know, it's difficult, you can't fight back." Cutaway of statue and clock in same room Jemima answering question as to whether she wants Imran to continue in politics if his party does not win in the election; Jemima SOT: "Absolutely, I feel very strongly, actually. There's been such short notice with these elections. Frankly, as far as I'm concerned anyway, it's a miracle that they've managed to put together a party in what is it? Three months? They've had to field candidates and if they get one seat even, it's a miracle, even one seat. Having said that, I hope they will be very successful, but if they're not, then the next time, Inshallah (God willing); and in any case, it's not so much a political party as such, it's a movement. Even if they're not in power, they're still striving to fight against the system and provide some sort of buffer against the corruption and to provide some kind of justice for people. It started off as a movement, so his job is not over even if they don't have total success in these elections." Cutaway of statue above clock Jemima answering question about the main issues in the election. SOT Jemima: "I think that thanks to Therik Insaf the main issue has been corruption, actually. I think that's what we've seen. I think they've raised the issue, and then it's been taken up as a slogan by all the other parties. Now corruption is the key word. But there's also other issues, I mean. The poor people here. My sister-in-laws and I have been meeting with people, doing the door-to-door canvassing, and the real issue for them is they can't buy athar, is athar flour? They can't buy athar, they haven't the means for sustenance for their children, for themselves, so it is all linked to corruption, but for them it is much more directly that they can't even afford to feed themselves." 23/1: Jemima arriving to address women's convention; women clapping; Jemima walking through crowd of women; woman embracing Jemima; Jemima sitting at women's convention arranging her head veil; WS of other women attending the convention; Jemima addressing the convention in Urdu 24/1 Jemima answering questions about allegations against Imran claiming that he is being funded by Jemima's millionaire father. SOT Jemima: "It's totally untrue and it's totally unfair. Imran's a very proud man and he would never accept one penny from my father, whether it be for his personal use or for his party, or for any other use for that matter. He's a very very proud man, and I can honestly say that he's never accepted even a penny since I got married to him, and nor would my father offer because he recognizes that Imran is a dignified man and would not want to offer him his financial support." baby; car drives off You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/946b11e6a3c9a2a90034c9b0afe70aad Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Lebanon - Girl sheds tears of glass
 
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T/I: 10:44:35 A family in Lebanon believes that their daughter has experienced a miracle from God. She sheds up to ten pieces of glass daily from her eye without causing any damage. Hasnaa Muslumani, a twelve year old girl who lives in Fakha, says the unusual phenomenon started on March 28th this year when she woke up one morning feeling pain in her eye and something come out. Her mother took her to hospital and Dr Ahmed Araji reportedly managed to take out three big pieces of glass from her eye. Since her return home, Hasnaa has reportedly shed around 7-8 pieces of glass daily without any apparent harm being done to the eye. While her parents claim it is a miracle from God, Dr Araji has a different explanation. He says the girl's father broke a glass near his daughters face a few months ago and believes that this incident may be responsible. SHOWS: FAKHA, LEBANON, RECENT Hasnaa Muslumani, seated with her parents, grandmother; Zoom to girl's eye as three fragments gradually appear; CU three fragments laid out; SOT in Arabic, Hasnaa Muslumani, telling her story; Father with pile of fragments he says came from his daughter's eye, pullout to show parents and girl seated; SOT Dr Ahmed Araji in English "The only way we can describe it is with an accident the glass has entered and now it is coming out, we cant say its a miracle the days of miracles have gone". Family walking in the garden. 2.05 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/816d24ebcb842cb18bec4d5050bd3923 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Former American POW flies back for comrade's remains
 
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(28 May 2004) 1. Air Force C-141 called "Hanoi taxi" landing at Noi Bai airport 2. Various "Hanoi taxi" on Noi Bai runway 3. Air Force Reserve Major General Edward Mechenbier getting off the plane with some other officers 4. Air Force Reserve Major General Edward Mechenbier taking pictures with other officers in front of the plane 5. Mechenbier talking with some other officers 6. SOUNDBITE (English): Air Force Reserve Major General Edward Mechenbier "To me I just count myself among the very lucky. And being back here today I also feel lucky." 7. Sign of "Hanoi taxi" inside the plane with signatures of former POW 8. Various signatures of former POWs 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Air Force Reserve Major General Edward Mechenbier "You know I think we owe a little bit to all the families, to say yes, we will support whatever we can for a full and final accounting to help them make the closure if needed." 10. Soldiers walking towards the remains of MIAs 11. Plane crew soldiers standing in line 12. Soldier carrying box of remains 13. Soldiers standing in line watching the ceremony 14. Soldiers covering flag over the coffin 15. Air Force Reserve Major General Edward Mechenbier and other saluting 16. American flag on the coffin pan up to troops standing in line 17. Various soldiers carrying the coffin into the plane 18. Pan from the plane down to soldiers carrying coffin into the plane 19. Soldiers saluting 20. Air Force Reserve Major General Edward Mechenbier shaking hands with one officer and walking past the plane 21. Airplane shutting down the rear 22. Pilots preparing for takeoff 23. "Hanoi taxi" running on the runway and taking off STORYLINE: Piloting the same plane that rescued him 31 years ago, a former American prisoner of war returned to Vietnam on Friday on his last military mission to bring home remains thought to be fallen comrades. Air Force Reserve Major General Edward Mechenbier stood in his flight uniform saluting two aluminium cases draped in American flags as they were carried onto the Air Force C-141 - dubbed the "Hanoi Taxi" after it carried freed prisoners home on February 12, 1973. Mechenbier, 61, from Ohio, spent nearly six years locked in Hoa Lo prison, nicknamed the "Hanoi Hilton," after his fighter jet was shot down over North Vietnam in June 1967 during his 80th mission. He said he never dreamed of returning to Vietnam, but two other pilots from his home base came up with the idea for him to fly the Hanoi Taxi on his last mission before retiring with more than 3,500 hours in the sky. Mechenbier is the last Vietnam-era POW in the U.S. Military, and the oldest pilot still flying. The plane got its nickname after the prisoners signed their names inside during their historic flight known as Operation Homecoming. Lining the interior are decades-old pictures of the POWs and their homecoming in the United States. Emblazoned on the outside are the words "Return With Honor." It has remained in constant service and was given a makeover two years ago, repainted white on top and gray on the bottom just as it was when Mechenbier first saw it. Mechenbier said he harbours no ill feelings toward Vietnam, adding that he adopted a daughter from here in 1975. He hopes to come back to visit Hanoi, and even return to the former prison, which has become a major tourist draw. He will deliver the two sets of remains to a U.S. military laboratory in Hawaii for identification. The remains were discovered in central Vietnam by a U.S. military recovery team that searches for soldiers still unaccounted for. About 1,800 servicemen remain missing from the Vietnam War, which ended in 1975. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f655d502df6bd5de1f0746eafb03fe2f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Sean Penn: Bradley Cooper remake of 'A Star is Born' is astonishing
 
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(28 May 2018) SEAN PENN: BRADLEY COOPER REMAKE OF 'A STAR IS BORN' IS ASTONISHING The anticipated remake of "A Star is Born" doesn't premiere until October but it's already gaining buzz. The movie is the directorial debut of actor Bradley Cooper, who also stars in the film alongside Lady Gaga, who plays an aspiring singer - a role previously played by Judy Garland (the 1954 version) and Barbra Streisand (the 1976 version). A trailer premiered at CinemaCon in Las Vegas recently to applause from the crowd of theater owners and exhibitors and tweets of praise from journalists in attendance. One person who has seen an early screening is actor Sean Penn, who described it during a recent interview as "one of the best movies I've seen in I don't know how many years." "The acting is brilliant. Both, they are astonishing in it. And he as a director is the kind of artist that we had when I was kind of coming up as an audience. I knew he was a very talented actor, I did not know what was going on inside that guy's brain until I saw this movie and so that got – I'm really excited to see because: A, it's a great movie for a cinephile whose all about art films because it's all there. But that doesn't mean that everybody else isn't going to understand it and love it. This thing is like a Hal Ashby move. It's for everybody. It's a great movie for everybody instead of a pandering movie to make sure, for anybody." Cooper already has his next directing gig lined up, helming and starring in Leonard Bernstein biopic "Bernstein." Bernstein was named conductor of the New York Philharmonic orchestra at 25. He then wrote and composed the music for the film "West Side Story." A second movie about Bernstein is also in the works with Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead role. Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/102011028589719587178/+APArchive​ Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b2f29eaf26f625f6fccf7051c4b31d84
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Feeding the 5,000 aboard the USS Carl Vinson carrier.
 
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+++SOUND AS INCOMING+++ 1. 11-thousand square foot (1-thousand square metre) freezer 2. Food in the freezer 3. Various of food taken from freezer to kitchen 4. Various of food preparation 5. Prepared food taken to mess hall 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Moises, mess specialist chef "Well, 5-thousand sailors on board. I would say we are very, very happy if we can have some 99 percent (of the) crew that's smiling every time we go past through the serving line. Other than that we have one or two there that have small issues about the food." 7. Various of serving line 8. SOUNDBITE (English) Vox pop, Sailor "It is not the greatest but it is not the worst either." 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Vox pop, Sailor "Its all right. They do the best they can. For feeding 5,000 people they do what they have to do. Yeh, mess is all right." 10. Various of people eating in the mess STORYLINE: It's always said that an army marches on its stomach and, of course, that's also how the navy sails. On the huge aircraft carrier the U-S-S Carl Vinson, feeding 5-thousand sailors is a daily challenge. The challenge for the catering crew is to provide plenty of quantity and variety, even if the ship is at sea for weeks on end. The USS Carl Vinson, which is launching bombing raids on Afghanistan from the northern Arabian Sea, has seven galleys ranging from the exclusive admiral's mess to the two huge eating areas for the enlisted men and women. You name it, they've probably got it: from machines dispensing root beer and pink lemonade all the way to an expensive cappuccino maker. The 140 cooks on board will fry up a hamburger, veggie burger or a grilled cheese sandwich. Then there are taco bars, salad bars, a pasta bar, bagels, and hot dogs. Many items are available round the clock. The crew gets four meals a day: breakfast, lunch, dinner and a late-night offering called "mid rats." That's short for 'midnight rations' and has nothing to do with the ingredients. The immense freezer can hold 120 truckloads of food. Its supplies include boxes of lobster tail and steak for a special dinner to celebrate the Navy's birthday, 226 years ago. The specialist mess chef, Moises, whose full name cannot be used under military ground rules, says all but a few seem happy with the results. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/591426718eb54c382916ee806dda193a Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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ZAIRE:KINSHASA: PRESIDENT MOBUTO GIVES UP POWER
 
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Eng/French/Nat Zaire's Information Minister announced on Friday that President Mobutu Sese Seko has given up power. The ailing dictator left Kinshasa for his northern palace, apparently ending his 32-year regime as rebels closed in on the capital. Mobutu flew off to Gbadolite, 700 miles north of Kinshasa, for what his spokesman called a "short rest." Later, the information minister Kin-Kiey Mulumba said Mobutu had "ceased all intervention in the conduct of affairs of state." The minister added that Mobutu reigns but does not govern. It's now rumoured Mobutu is planning to flee into exile possibly to France or Morocco. SOUNDBITE: (French) The head of state has left Kinshasa friday morning to go to Ghadoli where he normally lives as everybody knows. SUPER CAPTION: Kin-Kiey Mulumba, Zairean Information Minister. SOUNDBITE: (French) "During the transition period we will install a parliamentary regime, the Predident reigns but does not govern in contrast to the presidential regime of the second republic, now defunct, and the president will now only have executive powers" SUPER CAPTION: Kin-Kiey Mulumba, Zairean Information Minister. SOUNDBITE: (French) "The president of the republic can neither arbitrarily transfer powers to the rebel alliance nor transfer any powers which he doesn't constitutionally hold". SUPER CAPTION: Kin-Kiey Mulumba, Zairean Information Minister. SOUNDBITE: (French) "He is frightened of Kabila's troops who could come in either today or tomorrow". SUPER CAPTION: Vox pop - Kinshasa resident SOUNDBITE: (English) "They've chosen this place for an evacuation for the gathering of all the Commonwealth citizens if something happens and if there is an evacuation". SUPER CAPTION: Narmin Kassam, Canadian citizen, owner of sports club in Kinshasa SOUNDBITE: (French) "If there is confirmation that President Mobutu has definitely left then that's good news because that means it'll prevent the carnage that was expected in Kinshasa and I hope that President Mobutu will so that there is an immediate resignation in order to ensure a peaceful transition of power with the forces of change". SUPER CAPTION: Mukendi Wa Mulumba, adviser to former Zairean Prime Minister Etienne Tshisekedi SOUNDBITE: (French) "These last 32 years have been catastrophic for the economy, for society as a whole, therefore we think that Kabila is today considered the lesser of two evils, and it is with this in mind that I feel at this moment the Zairean people await Kabila's arrival". SUPER CAPTION: Tshimpumpu Lucien, political analyst & MP You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d71cb03587d4fd71816a7274c0854a72 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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South Africa-Mandela and Nyerere news conference
 
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T/I 10:19:00 South Africa is willing to assist a peacekeeping force in eastern Zaire once leaders in the Great Lakes region agree on what they want, President Nelson Mandela said on Saturday (9/11). Mandela was speaking to reporters after being briefed on the situation in eastern Zaire by former Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere, who has taken on the role of central African peace-broker. SHOWS: JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 09/11 WS house; WS South African President Nelson Mandela and former Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere address news conference SOT Mandela: "We do understand the important role which South Africa is likely to play in an initiative of this nature and we want to be part of Africa not only geographically and politically but as part of our commitment and I am waiting for specific information from my leader here and as soon as we get it we'll be able to announce it here"'; C/A press; SOT Nyerere: "The whole of this exercise is an African exercise, this is an African problem. Obviously we don't have all the means otherwise we would not go outside Africa. We don't have all the means but nevertheless it is an African problem and clearly though the countries of the regions are the ones who have met for this problem, we can't envisage an African force seeking assistance from the outside world, we can't envisage a force that does not have South Africa"'; C/A press; SOT Mandela: "The supply of arms to Rwanda was influenced by humanitarian considerations that people who were unarmed are going to be victims of that party outside the border which is being trained and prepared to go back and commit those massacres. It is in that light that we took the decision to arm Rwanda with the consutation of the leaders in that region"; C/A press; Mandela and Nyerere walk back to house; Runs 2.14 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1f5525b54009664d056c81ebd1e079ad Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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ZIMBABWE: BRUCE GROBBELAAR PLAYS FOR NATIONAL TEAM
 
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Nat Sot Embattled goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar has taken his place in his country's team for the African Cup of Nations. It's his first major game since the allegations that he deliberately threw matches for bribes. He's playing for his home country of Zimbabwe, against Zaire. All eyes were on goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar when he ran out for his country in Harare Football fans in his home country of Zimbabwe were delighted to see their hero in his national kit. He was cleared on Saturday by the world football authority FIFA to play. FIFA came to the decision after examining a preliminary report by the English Football Association. The English tabloid newspaper "The Sun" alleged last week that Grobbelaar had taken bribes to fix matches, both for his former club - Liverpool - and for Southampton, the team he currently plays for. Earlier, FIFA had said it could ban the goalie if the F-A's report was damning. Since he arrived in Zimbabwe Grobbelaar has denied the allegations. And he added that they'd be unlikely to unsettle his game. There was a party atmosphere at the national sports stadium, with cheerleaders and a band. Some of the crowd chanted "Up with Bruce, down with Sun. The only pressure from fans in Harare is to stop any goals from Zaire and help Zimbabwe through to the next round of the African Cup of Nations. And in soaring temperatures, it was clearly thirsty work. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f97aa9564333f5300ea3048cea65c494 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SOUTH AFRICA: PRESIDENT MANDELA MAKES FINAL SPEECH AS ANC LEADER
 
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(16 Dec 1997) Natural Sound South African President Nelson Mandela made his final speech as leader of the African National Congress at the party's 50th national conference on Tuesday. The conference marks the final step in the A-N-C's transition from a liberation movement to a political party. Deputy president Thabo Mbeki is expected to be the only candidate to replace Mandela as head of the A-N-C. The five-day conference will choose new leaders to replace the generation which led the African National Congress through its struggle for liberation. It will also decide on new policies to take the party - and South Africa - into the 21st century. The congress will see Nelson Mandela step down as A-N-C president after six years in which he has led his party through negotiations on ending white rule, the landmark 1994 elections and its first period governing the country. The conference is also expected to decide on final nominations for the top six party posts later on Tuesday. Mandela's deputy president, Thabo Mbeki, 55, is expected to be the only candidate to replace him, and will automatically be considered the new party president when the nominations close later today. Mbeki is expected to receive unanimous backing. A party atmosphere permeated the University of the North West campus in Mafeking. But while the scene suggested unity, the conference could see rifts grow in the A-N-C over leadership and policies. The only candidate to emerge so far for the deputy presidency - national chairman Jacob Zuma - may have to face a floor revolt from Mandela's ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. She proffered her famous raised-fist salute as she arrived on Tuesday and was cheered by about a dozen delegates. The A-N-C was expected to change its rules to make it more difficult for Madikizela-Mandela to be nominated by conference. At present such a nomination requires support from 10 per cent of the delegates by a show of hands. The new rules would increase this to 25 per cent - or 766 of the 3,064 voting delegates - who must sign seconding petitions. Madikizela-Mandela has been isolated for years by the mainstream A-N-C leadership because of her defiance of party discipline. Trouble could also come from discontented grassroots supporters of the A-N-C. Delegates representing impoverished blacks hungry for housing, power and jobs want more forceful policies and more pressure on wealthy whites to ease their situation. Some party leaders have warned that the A-N-C must start paying more attention to its members. In his final state of the A-N-C address, Nelson Mandela looked to the future. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Hopefully it will also assist the conference as it formulates both our policy position and the programme of action that will guide our activities in the period up to our next conference at the end of the twentieth century." SUPER CAPTION: Nelson Mandela, South African President Mandela will remain president of the country until 1999, when national elections are due. The A-N-C is expected to win, and the leaders chosen this week are almost certain to lead South Africa into the next century. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c442d353d4d01b77693b8f948773dc1b Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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US President takes media on a tour of his ranch
 
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1. SOUNDBITE: (English) George W. Bush, US President "This is a wonderful spot to just come up here and think about the budget, I mean... Q: You mean you'd rather think about that than the... A: That's exactly right yeah. Very good Patsy, wish I'd thought of that." 2. Rear shot of Bush and media walking through ranch grounds 3. Bush picks up television reporter's ear piece. 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) George W. Bush, US President "Let's see what else I can tell you about this place. Q: What's the average rainfall? A: I think it's 32 inches but you'd have to look it up on the internet. Q: Is this summer especially dry? A: No. We got a half inch. August is always dry, unless there is a hurricane, August is a dry month in Texas. And it's always hot. It's never not been hot and Dallas, I don't know Jackson, are you living in Dallas? It's like some ungodly number of days in a row over a hundred, 50 days in a row or something." 5. Rear shot of Bush and media walking through ranch grounds 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) George W. Bush, US President "Q: Are you going to bring Putin up this end? A: I'd like it if he wants to, you bet. You know I think he is a physical fitness person and I bet he'd like to get up and go for a long walk. I'd love to show him... I will show him the canyons. I think he'd like it out here. It will be a different look, the leaves. You get some colours down here. Yeah you do. Nothing like England but you do get some colours. A: Do you know when he is coming? Q: No I don't. I'm not even sure yet. I think he'd like to spend some time in Washington and do both, go to Washington and Crawford." 7. Cutaway media 8. Rear shot of media walking towards truck 9. Offers media lift in his truck STORYLINE: President George W Bush has opened the doors to his Texas ranch for journalists to take a peek inside. The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, will stay as a guest at the ranch when he arrives in the US for his first US-Russian summit on American soil in November. The pair have now met three times abroad. The ranch is surrounded by wild countryside, including canyons which cross his property. President Bush pointed out his enjoyment of watching the wildlife, including foxes and all species of birds. He said it was the perfect environment to think about political and economic problems. President Bush and his wife Laura bought the ranch in 1999, while he was governor of Texas. He has carried out many renovations to make a modern home. The President said he was looking forward to showing Mr Putin around. He said he wanted to show him the canyons especially, and was pleased he would be coming in the Autumn just as the colours turn. He said Mr Putin was fond of exercise and he imagined he would like to go on some good long hikes. He said he hadn't decided yet whether Mr Putin would stay with him at the main house, or in the old ranch homestead which has now been transformed into a guest house. He also envisaged a slight problem in accommodating all the members of both entourages, given there was no hotel within 30 kilometres. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/698a0c0f9a7d44f797232d01a8af7c14 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Evicted white farmer returns to his  farm in Zimbabwe
 
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(22 Dec 2017) A white commercial farmer, who was evicted from his farm in Manicaland province in Zimbabwe, returned to the area on Thursday after local community members said they wanted him back. Robert Smart and his family were welcomed back at their home after community members, local politicians and the country's new government intervened to reverse their forceful eviction by heavily armed Zimbabwean riot police back in June. The tobacco and maize grower was evicted from the estate near Rusape, about 200 kilometres (125 miles) east of Harare, to reportedly pave way for a top cleric, Trevor Manhanga, who had links with then president Robert Mugabe. The grabbing of Lesbury Farm came shortly after Mugabe told his supporters at a rally that all remaining white commercial farmers should be kicked off their properties to make way for the ruling Zanu-PF party's youth and his supporters who had no land. But, according to New Zimbabwe.com, president Mnangagwa's special adviser Chris Mutswangwa said on Tuesday that Smart and his son Darryn should not be disturbed in their farming activities. "These farmers are Zimbabweans and they belong to Manicaland province," Mutswangwa was quoted as saying, adding that the country now needed direct investments to boost the economy. Land is a contentious issue in Zimbabwe, where the government of former President Robert Mugabe, starting around 2000, initiated land seizures and evictions of farmers from the country's white minority, which relinquished power in 1980 after a guerrilla war by black nationalists. Mugabe said the often-violent reform program was meant to redistribute resources to poor blacks, but many prime farms instead ended up in the hands of ruling ZANU-PF party leaders, party loyalists, security chiefs, relatives and cronies. More recently, the situation was further complicated by rifts within the ruling party that led to the military intervention and the victory of president Emmerson Mnangagwa over a faction linked to Mugabe's wife Grace, who previously had presidential ambitions. Mnangagwa in his inauguration speech said farmers would be compensated for the seized land but said the program itself would not be reversed. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/9a293fee73b3dc9b653abb68d109e92b Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Royal family members attend funeral of Princess Margaret
 
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(15 Feb 2002) 1. Wide shot of Windsor Castle 2. Various of Queen Mother arriving in people carrier 3. Princess Margaret's children - David, Viscount Linley, and Lady Sarah Chatto 4. Royal Family walking down road toward chapel doors - pictures include, Princes Charles, William and Harry, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward with wife Sophie, and Princess Anne. 5. Queen Elizabeth II's car arriving 7. Queen getting out of car with husband, Prince Philip. The pair walk past brick wall toward chapel. 8. Wide shot of coffin in chapel 9. Coffin with a guard standing at each end 10. Coffin with roses on top 11. Side shot of coffin with guards at either end 12. Coffin being down castle stairs 13. Coffin being carried towards hearse, coming to a halt 14. Queen, Prince Philip, and David, Viscount Linley, and Lady Sarah Chatto watching from castle steps. Queen wipes a tear from her eye. 16. Front shot of Scots guards playing bagpipes accompanying the hearse through the castle gates into the streets of Windsor, well-wishers watching from behind barricades. STORYLINE: Members of the British royal family bid a final farewell to Princess Margaret at Windsor Castle on Friday, 50 years after her father, King George VI, was buried nearby. The service at Saint George's Chapel was private, though a subdued crowd of nearly three thousand wellwishers had gathered outside the gates. The principal mourners were Margaret's children, Viscount Linley and Lady Sarah Chatto, along with the queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Margaret's former husband, the Earl of Snowdon. The 101-year-old Queen Mother arrived in a people carrier and entered the building through a different entrance to the rest of her family. Some 450 people, including more than 30 royals, attended the funeral service for the 71-year-old younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II. The princess's rose-covered coffin was shrouded in her red, blue and gold-coloured personal standard during the funeral service. Following cremation at nearby Slough Crematorium, Margaret's ashes were to be placed in the Royal Vault at Saint George's Chapel. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/9dc316c7c847abd949909bb65bf7e013 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UZBEKISTAN: RUSSIAN PRESIDENT YELTSIN STUMBLES DURING CEREMONY
 
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Russian/Nat There are once again questions about Russian President Boris Yeltsin's health after he swayed and nearly fell over during a military ceremony in Uzbekistan. Another welcome ceremony in which he was due to take part, was cancelled. Talks with Islam Karimov, president of Uzbekistan, were later held behind closed doors at a government residence. Yeltsin's spokesman said the Russian president had had a "difficult flight" and had caught at cold. Yeltsin is on a two day visit to the central Asian republic of Uzbekistan. As so often with the Russian leader, international crises were put on the back burner as doubts about his health took centre stage once more on Sunday. Yeltsin was seen to visibly stumble when he arrived in the Uzbekistan capital, Tashkent. He leant on the arm of President Karimov for support as he crossed the tarmac and later waved to the cameras. But more was to follow. Yeltsin was uncomfortable on his feet as he and Karimov stood side by side while the national anthems were played. An aide dashed closer to the Russian leader when it looked at one point as if he was going to fall over. After the ceremony, Karimov immediately took Yeltsin's arm as they walked away over the tarmac. A wreath laying ceremony at a monument to a national hero of Uzbekistan was cancelled. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Yakushkin said the Russian president was suffering from a cold after having been through a tough working week. SOUNDBITE: (Russian) "I have to say I have spent the whole week with Boris Nikolayevich (Yeltsin). He has had a very busy working week, and that is why I am holding this briefing. Some of you were present at these meetings. It was a hard flight and not an easy end to his working week. I have to say he has a cold. SUPER CAPTION: Dmitry Yakushkin, Kremlin spokesman The 67-year-old president, who had a quintuple heart bypass, is facing an economic crisis and labour unrest at home while on the international front the crisis in Kosovo poses a serious challenge to Russia's international relations. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d05ed3b47f3717ff0ee3b12e9d950ce8 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Eastern Slavonia - Serbs Stone US Ambassador
 
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T/I: 11:08:22 An angry and embittered group of Croatian Serb refugees shouted abuse and stoned the motorcade of Madeleine Albright, US Ambassador to the UN, during her tour of the war-shattered town of Vukovar in Eastern Slavonia on Thursday afternoon (21/3). The US envoy flew in on Thursday morning into Erdut, accompanied by the US Ambassador to Croatia Peter Galbraith, and the UNTAES administrator Jacques Paul Klein. But as Ambassador Albright visited the local marketplace in Vukovar, she was forced to cut short her round as she was mobbed by a crowd of Croatian Serb refugees shouting "bitch" and "fascist". SHOWS: EASTERN SLAVONIA 21/3 ERDUT Madeleine Albright arriving in Erdut for meeeting with local Serb officials Albright accepting offers of bread, plum brandy and flowers according to Serb custom inside Erdut town hall, Albright accompanied by US Ambassador Galbraith and administrator of UNTAES Jacques Paul Klein Albright speaking VUKOVAR Albright arrives in Vukovar Angry mob gathering and shouting "Croats are over on the other side", crowd "booing" Albraight saying: "Let's get out of here, this is not nice." walking about Vukovar, again stones being thrown at Albright's motorcade angry locals stones being thrown at Albright's motorcade locals shouting: "my brother died for Vukovar", "fascist", jeering and mob scenes motorcade stopping en route to village Ilok in Eastern Slavonia Albright and her delegation inspecting damage observing broken windows of two cars police, UN soldiers Albright standing by on the road Galbraith asking journalists if they are all right and if anyone was left behind close-up shots of damaged cars and car ILOK Croatian refugees gathered in front of Ilok church Albright greeting Croat refugees and entering church statement by Albright after coming out from the church, in English: saying it didn't surpise her that those who supported the destruction of Vukovar might not like her Albright motorcade leaves to jeering 2.06 ends. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/696592d20d009a82059e18e26da6da78 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK QUEEN HOSTS JUBILEE LUNCH FOR SOVEREIGN MONARCHS
 
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(18 May 2012) Britain has come under criticism for inviting the king of Bahrain, whose Gulf state has been engaged in a brutal crackdown on political dissent, to a lunch on Friday celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. The lunch in Windsor Castle was the largest gathering of foreign royals in Britain since Queen Elizabeth II's grandson, Prince William, was married to Kate Middleton last year. Then, as now, the decision to extend an invitation to members of the Bahraini royal family has angered whose who are upset by the deadly violence deployed against demonstrators since protests erupted in the Gulf state. Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa eventually skipped the royal wedding, saying he didn't want the controversy to tarnish the couple's happy day. But on Friday Buckingham Palace confirmed that his father, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, attended the queen's lunch, along with some 45 other royal guests from around the world. The Foreign Office, which advised Buckingham Palace on the invitations, said that Britain's ties to Bahrain allowed UK officials to talk frankly with the strategic island nation's rulers about "a range of issues including those where we have concerns." Al Khalifa wasn't the only controversial guest dining at Windsor Castle. Swaziland's King Mswati III, who is accused of living in luxury while his people go hungry, also attended the lunch. Other guests included Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands; Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan; the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammed bin Nawwaf bin Abdulaziz al Saud. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry also attended the lunch. The Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of Elizabeth's reign as Britain's monarch. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/cb51ef8230e8f3ab8cfbe66bd6eb85f3 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Bosnian Muslims help keep Balkan Ramadan traditions alive
 
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It's one of the busiest times of year for Sarajevo's bakers, preparing the city's favourite food - a yeasty bread known as somun - to break a long day of fasting. While somun is baked all year round, there's one special ingredient added just for Ramadan. Cumin seeds are sprinkled on top and when they are baked in a wood burning oven they release an aromatic smell. The owner of Vrbanjusa bakery in Sarajevo Jasmin Aljovic explains: "It is specific for Ramadan that we put black cumin seeds on somun. We do it for the smell; it is the traditional smell of Ramadan that permeates most of the city." As dusk approaches, queues form in front of the city's many bakeries. People prefer to get their somun bread for iftar while it is still hot from the oven. In Sarajevo, an old fortress overlooking the city has become a favourite iftar destination. Large crowds, including tourists and non-muslims, gather there to watch Smajo Krivic shoot a firework rocket from a cannon-like launcher to signal the end of fasting. Nearly two decades ago, Krivic and a group of friends reinitiated the cannon tradition which had been established during more than four centuries of Ottoman rule in Bosnia from the 15th to the 19th century. Krivic says: "During the communist rule after World War II, the (cannon firing) tradition had been banned," "But now, after the latest unfortunate war (between 1992 and 1995), myself and a group of my friends wanted to re-launch it and we succeeded in that," he says. Krivic consults his watch before firing the cannon into the sky. Soon after, Sarajevo's many minarets light up and the call to prayer starts echoing through the city. Many young Muslims like to break their fast with friends on top of the fortress, replacing traditional meals with a simple slice of pizza. For those who stay home or go to restaurants, the fast is typically broken by dates and strong sugary lemonade. It is then followed by small servings of traditional Bosnian meals such as onions or stuffed peppers and soups and stews. All meals are accompanied by somun. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e01be0d9a1ad3883507aae67ee84eae0 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Russia - Rural life in Russia
 
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T/I: 10:39:48 While Moscow and the rest of the world were riveted by the recent struggle for power in the Kremlin, the rest of Russia went about its daily routine, largely oblivous to the capital's intrigue. In the village of Boyarki, nearly 100km to the east of Moscow mostly they worry about where they will get their next meal. With the collapse of the collective farm system, the populations of villages have had to return to a medieval system of self-supply, or hunting and gathering. Most of their food is grown in the backyard or in kitchen gardens. Almost 70% of the residents have moved elsewhere, to bigger towns or the capital, leaving the elderly behind. SHOWS: BOYARKI, EAST OF MOSCOW, RUSSIA, RECENT WS of village; Tractor with family passing by; Family shovelling manure off cart; SOT Albina Krivtsova, 58 year-old pensioner, in Russian: "We have never been interested in politics. We do not need it. There are some other smart people who think for us and who are we?" Ducks by pond; SOT Slava Gorin 31, labourer, in Russian: "I have not heard that anyone was worried (about the recent events in Moscow). Only old people live here. There are no politicians here. All the young ones are in the cities now." CA of truck wreck; SOT Alexei Agaponov, 50 year old, in Russian: "In my opinion nobody is interested in politics in our village. The main purpose is to survive. There should be no other politics." CA of man getting water out of well; Man by well pouring water into bucket; SOT Masha Lebedeva 21 (on the left) and Marina Kozlova 19 (on the right) in Russian: "We do not know." (Masha): "I can not see any difference after he (Lebed) was fired. It has not become better. It has not become worse either (Marina agrees with Masha); Wrecked harvesting machines; Valentina Boyarina, 78 entering her house; CA of icon on wall; MS of Valentina Boyarina seated by table; CA of bread crust on table; SOT Valentina Boyarina in Russian: "I watch tv and see. They (the government) are biting at each other. If we get involved there, we will get run over and achieve nothing. They themselves (government) do not know how to clear things up. We can not make out who is going to eat who, who is going to survive or become the strongest." MS gates of an abandoned milk farm; CU of broken windows; pan from ws of desolate farm interiors to ruined roof outside; ws of wrecked farm. 2.45 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/fc9a9944bc029d611b09fdefc455e1fd Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Arnold Schwarzenegger election victory speech
 
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1. Wide shot of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver walking onto stage during rally 2. Wide shot of rally 3. Crowd applauding 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Arnold Schwarzenegger, California Governor-Elect: "I've heard your voices loud and clear. We have... tough choices ahead. The first choice that we must make is the one that will determine our success. Shall we rebuild our state together or shall we we fight amongst ourselves creating deeper division and fail the people of California. Well let me tell you something, the answer is clear. For the people to win politics as usual must lose." 5. Wide shot of rally 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Arnold Schwarzenegger, California Governor-Elect: "I will reach out to Republicans to Democrats and independents. To those who supported the recall and those who did not. Those who supported me today and those who did not. I want reach out to everybody; to young and old, rich and poor, people of all religions, all colours and all nationalities. I want to be the governor for the people. I want to represent everybody." 7. Wide shot of rally 8. Close shot of people at rally 9. Shriver and Schwarzeneggger waving to crowd 10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox pop, Schwarzenegger supporter: "I think he can be effective. Because what you need is someone who has leadership qualities and someone who can make, you know, the right decisions, someone who also quite frankly surrounds himself with pretty smart people. And I think he can do that." 11. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox pop, Schwarzenegger supporter: "I think California is really fed up. They've been fed up with this whole system. And what you mentioned before about no political experience, maybe that's what we need is something fresh and something new." 12. Schwarzenegger waving STORYLINE: Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger celebrated victory in the race to become California governor with hundreds of cheering supporters, including members of America's most prominent Democratic family on Tuesday. Standing hand-in-hand with his wife, Kennedy family member Maria Shriver, with her parents, Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, close by Schwarzenegger said he wanted to represent all the people of California. Speaking at the Century Plaza Hotel ballroom Schwarzenegger said he had received a gracious phone call from Governor Gray Davis conceding his defeat. Schwarzenegger pledged to bring jobs back to the state, improve education and restore trust in government, and urged his opponents to join him in solving California's problems. Earlier, as televisions in the ballroom monitored Davis' concession speech, the crowd of about 1,000 applauded when Davis said voters had decided it was time for someone else to serve as governor. Schwarzenegger raised at least 21.5 (m) million US dollars for the race, some 10 (m) million US dollars of which from his own pocket. The celebration must quickly give way to planning for a lightning-fast transition that will take place as soon as the election is certified, and no later than November 15. Schwarzenegger's campaign co-chairman, Republican David Dreier, will lead his transition team, campaign spokesman Todd Harris said. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f7a32cdd947c7259747fa38b4e427272 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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President George H. W. Bush unveils portraits of Ronald and Nancy Reagan
 
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(15 Nov 1989) President George H. W. Bush unveils portraits of Former President Ronald Reagan and Former First Lady Nancy Reagan. This ceremony took place on the State Floor at the White House. The portraits were painted by Aaron Shikler. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e8d57c1cfd5b4e7fb3f4c65bc5b875be Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SYND 5-6-72 FUNERAL OF LATE DUKE OF WINDSOR
 
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(5 Jun 1972) The funeral at Windsor Castle of the late Duke of Windsor, the former King George VI. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/6e7af5478bfc8362cf741ea662ca5495 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Pope Benedict arrives at Elysee Palace
 
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SHOTLIST 1. Top view of presidential Elysee Palace, journalists rushing into position 2. Cutaway military band 3. Top view of Elysee Palace 4. French President Nicolas Sarkozy waiting 5. Various of Pope Benedict XVI arriving in car 6. Pope being greeted by Sarkozy 7. Top view of Elysee Palace 8. Benedict and Sarkozy walking to go inside, pose for cameras 9. Pope greeting officials inside walks upstairs with Sarkozy STORYLINE Pope Benedict XVI on Friday arrived at the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris for a reception hosted by the French president and his wife. Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy earlier greeted the pontiff when he landed at Orly airport just after 11:00 a.m. (0900 GMT). On the plane, Benedict expressed understanding for France's long tradition of separating church and state, but added that, nonetheless, that religion and politics should be open to each other. Sarkozy was to host Benedict for talks at the Elysee Palace Friday. The president's office said Sarkozy planned to discuss his idea of "positive secularism" - upholding the separation of church and state, while considering religions as beneficial for society, not a danger- during talks at the Elysee Palace. Afterwards, Benedict will meet members of the Jewish community before leading a ceremony at Notre Dame cathedral. He also plans to address Muslim leaders. France is home to a growing number of Muslims whose visible customs, such as wearing headscarves in public schools, have raised the hackles of officials determined to preserve the boundaries between church and state. France, a fiercely secular country that is traditionally Roman Catholic, has Western Europe's largest population of both Jews and Muslims. French authorities will mobilise 9,200 police and other security officers for the Pope's visit, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. A Saturday morning Mass in central Paris is expected to draw between 150,000 and 200,000 people, the Interior Ministry has said. Later on Saturday, the pontiff will visit the Roman Catholic shrine of Lourdes in the south of France near the Pyrenees while the sanctuary celebrates the 150th anniversary of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to a local 14-year-old, Bernadette Soubirous. The shrine draws 6 million people annually, some of them disabled or desperately sick, many of them hoping for a miracle. Lourdes was the last trip abroad for Benedict's predecessor, John Paul II. When John Paul visited in 2004, he was 84 and suffering the final ravages of Parkinson's disease. He needed to be helped by aides. He died in 2005. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/9364d9e247606ca5e708f78fb3a860fc Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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President Clinton and Boris Yeltsin laugh attack
 
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(1 Sep 2003) USA: PRESIDENT CLINTON AND BORIS YELTSIN PRESS CONFERENCE - LAUGH ATTACK You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/bd276c0564b0f3e84910cfd8fa1eb480 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Colin Farrell and Martin McDonagh discuss the dark comedy
 
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London, 10 August 2012 6 mins approx 1. Sitdown interview with Colin Farrell and Martin McDonagh including the following soundbites: "I didn't feel any pressure because of how well 'In Bruges' did in certain aspects, at all. So there was the familiarity of already having worked together and knowing Martin (McDonagh) for 10 years but there was also just a freshness of having this new experience as well, because the script was...it didn't feel anything like 'In Bruges' and the character I played in this felt completely different. Like if I had of played Billy it would have been closer to Ray, in 'In Bruges,' who was, you know, constantly saying what seemingly socially were inappropriate things and acting in kind of violent ways, kind of almost a fractured character who capsulated a load of different characters in one guy, but I was playing something completely different, so it was a new experience of discovery for me within a very familiar framework of working with this man." "No. No, it's much easier than that. I wrote it in London rather than L.A. and it wasn't on commission, it was just me burrowing away, just thinking about crazy stuff. So no, my lifestyle isn't like the lifestyle of the writer that you play who has my name in the film. No, it's much more...it's probably less exciting but it's probably easier to do." Reporter: "Slightly less dangerous for a start?" Martin McDonagh: "Yes. It's much more sexy my way." "I loved working with him. He's just brilliant. He's just so unique and I grew up watching so many of his films and so if you ever get the chance to work with someone who's work you've admired for years, you feel like you have a bit of a relationship with them already - all be it a one sided relationship if you're aware of it, if you're not then you're insane - so I had a one-sided relationship with him already and then I met him. I was nervous working with him, so much respect there and so much fondness and that familiarity, which is based on an illusion. Of course you meet the person and they sound the same but you don't know anything about them. He was just wonderful to watch work, every single scene, every single word that he uttered was just so interesting that at times is was hard not to just get caught up as a fan in the scene. And yet there is such a uniqueness to that man that there's a certain part of that that was ok in the scene as well because the character I was playing would find the character that Chris (Walken) was playing odd because of the things he was saying and the way he was saying them, so it was kind of trying to find the balance between how much can I go (pulls face) and how much of that is Colin (Farrell) just going (pulls face). How much of it is the character?" "The dog was genius." Martin McDonagh: "The best of all of us." Colin Farrell: "The dog was the most professional actor on the set, any given day. Really was." Martin McDonagh: "Quiet as a mouse the whole time." Colin Farrell: "Quiet as a mouse, which is unusual for a dog, but it really was. Bonny the Shih Tzu. Chris (Walken) fell in love with the dog. They had a really good relationship." "When you're story boarding or directing those scenes you want them to be as cinematic or as graphic or as true actually. You want to explore the truth of how awful violence is and then be able to comment on it, so it was, strangely it's all ketchup-y blood, so you're adding all that stuff and you're making sure the prosthetics...so it's just, the details of it when you're working first hand, it's fun and silly. It's only when it's cut together that it looks so appalling." "Yes, we're looking for seven. Colin Farrell: "I told you to shoot it in black and white, you f**ker." FURTHER RESTRICTIONS: none USED FOR STORIES # : You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f47d909cacf10958b8bb21ab534469bb Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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EGYPT: POPE JOHN PAUL II ARRIVES IN CAIRO
 
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Natural Sound Pope John Paul II has landed in Cairo on the first ever trip by a Roman Catholic pontiff to Egypt. The trip has taken on a dual function. It's a highly personal pilgrimage for the elderly pontiff - and also an opportunity to promote closer dialogue between Muslims and Orthodox Christians. The Pope, dressed in white robes embroidered in gold, emerged from his plane and slowly made his way down red-carpeted stairs to the tarmac at Cairo's international airport. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak greeted him with a handshake at the foot of the stairs. The papal reception party included Muslim and Christian religious leaders from across the region. Crowds of ordinary Egyptians also gathered at the edge of the airport, waving welcome banners. A band played the processional from Verdi's "Aida," - an opera associated with Egypt. Mubarak escorted the Pope, leaning on a walking stick, to the waving flags of Egypt and the Vatican. Four small children brought the pope a tray of Egyptian soil, which he kissed. John Paul, making his first visit to Egypt and the 90th foreign trip of his 22-year papacy, insists his agenda is "purely religious, not political." But all gestures by the 79-year-old pontiff have the potential to reverberate through the volatile mix of beliefs across the Middle East. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/6029e9c4324216ca56f223bd6ddd3707 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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