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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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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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Boxers Lewis and Tyson involved in fight at presser.
 
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(22 Jan 2002) 1. Wide shot of confrontation between boxers Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis, zoom into fight, pull out to wide shot of fight with cameramen surrounding the boxers 2. SOUNDBITE: (English) Mike Tyson, boxer ***Expletives*** STORYLINE: Boxers Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis finally went at it on Tuesday. However, the long awaited fight took place at a news conference, not in a ring. Tyson charged the WBC and IBF heavyweight champion right after the start of a conference called to announce their April 6 bout, and a brawl broke out on stage at the Hudson Theater. After video highlights of the two fighters' careers were shown, Tyson was introduced first. He walked on stage dressed entirely in black, then faced the wing of the stage from which Lewis was to enter. When Lewis, dressed in a gray suit, stepped onto the stage, Tyson rushed him. People jumped in to keep them apart and it appeared at least one person was hit by a punch. Then, for several minutes, bodies were rolling around and punches were thrown until order was restored. Neither fighter hit the other, but Tyson had a cut on his hairline after the swarm of bodies was pulled apart. Tyson then strode to the front of the stage, threw his arms into the air in a triumphant stance and made an obscene gesture. Someone in the audience shouted, "Put him in a straitjacket!" The former undisputed heavyweight champion screamed an obscenity at the man and said, "You're scared of a real man." The news conference for Lewis' defense of his two belts against Tyson in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was called off. Lewis scheduled a meeting with reporters later Tuesday. Tyson left the building. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/8d8d9d20b6a42605e9186da41182a1bd 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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Pakistan: Britain's Princess Diana Visits - 1996
 
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Britain's Princess Diana has walked into controversy in Pakistan with a visit to a cancer hospital run by sporting hero Imran Khan. Although she says she is just helping with fund-raising, critics say Khan is using the visit to boost his political career. During her visit Diana met young patients being treated at the hospital with Khan's British-born wife Jemima and Lady Annabel Goldsmith, his mother-in-law. Dressed in a light-blue traditional Pakistani shalwar kameez - trousers and long shirt - the Princess of Wales made what was supposed to be a private visit to Imran Khan's cancer hospital. A frequent visitor to British hospitals - Diana showed a sure touch when she met patients and staff. The woman who wants to be known as the "Queen of Hearts" came on a goodwill mission to the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital in the city of Lahore. The Princess toured the hospital with Imran, her host in Pakistan, his English wife Jemima and Lady Annabel Goldsmith, Imran's mother-in-law. She sat at the bedsides of several young patients - held their hands and talked to doctors about their treatment. However, some people were shocked by the Princess's forward style in a country where some people think it rude for a man to touch a female stranger. The hospital was founded by Imran Khan to care for patients with cancer. He says his intentions are purely charitable, but the government believes he is using the hospital to increase his popularity - before he becomes a politician. State-run Pakistani TV cut Imran out of pictures of the visit. After lunch, Diana attended a children's party on the wards. She was welcomed by women throwing handfuls of flower petals into a huge tent full of patients and staff. Together with Jemima Khan, the Princess watched a display of singing and dancing by young patients which both seemed to enjoy. The two were presented with garlands by well-wishers. The Princess was Thursday night - a guest-of-honour at a fund-raising dinner. She flies back to Britain on Friday. Date: 22/02/1996 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/32a5de5c3b826e7aa4831774b3b2e8fb 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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Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson at Country Music Hall of Fame induction
 
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(23 Oct 2017) LORETTA LYNN RETURNS AFTER STROKE TO HONOR ALAN JACKSON AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION Country icon Loretta Lynn returned to the Country Music Hall of Fame for the first time since she suffered a stroke in May, to formally induct Alan Jackson, Sunday (22 OCT. 2017). Jackson joined late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz to become the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame during the ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. Lynn, who cancelled her tour dates this year to recover, said Jackson was the only person that could make her leave her house. She recalled meeting Jackson when he was a nervous young artist decades ago and knowing then that he would "be one of the greatest singers in country music." "He hadn't let me down," said Lynn, who is also a member of the Hall of Fame. The 59-year-old Jackson is one of country music's most successful solo artists, having sold nearly 45 million albums in the United States and had 26 singles reach the top of the Billboard country charts. Many of his hits became instant classics, from the bar-room staple "Chattahoochee" to the somber "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" written after Sept. 11, 2001. Reed, who died at age 71 in 2008, was first known as an in demand studio musician with a unique finger picking style on the guitar. He played for and wrote songs for stars like Elvis Presley and Porter Wagoner. In later years, he started appearing in TV and movies, most notably playing Burt Reynolds' sidekick in "Smokey and the Bandit." He also sang many of the songs on the soundtrack, including "East Bound and Down." His daughters, Seidina Hubbard and Lottie Zavala, accepted the honor on his behalf. Schlitz, 65, from Durham, North Carolina, had his first songwriting hit in 1978 when Kenny Rogers recorded his song "The Gambler," which became Rogers' signature song throughout his career. Songs he helped write include "On the Other Hand" and "Forever and Ever, Amen," both sung by Randy Travis. Aloe Blacc and Vince Gill sang a duet version of "The Gambler" at the ceremony, while singers Charlie Worsham and Mary Chapin Carpenter also performed his songs in his honor. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b28134e14a41a27fd10e69791049e428 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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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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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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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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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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Inauguration of President Ronald Reagan 1981, Part 1
 
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(20 Jan 1981) Swearing -in and Inauguration of President Ronald Reagan Washington DC January 20, 1981 COURTESY " Ronald Reagan Presidential Library" You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/77fe292efd26554e647081569bd6a01d 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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CUBA: RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN VISIT
 
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Natural Sound The first visit to Cuba by a Russian President since the collapse of the Soviet Union entered its first full day on Thursday in Havana with a schedule of talks and official ceremony. Putin arrived in Havana late on Wednesday for a two-day state visit aimed at reviving historic ties between the two former Cold War allies. On Thursday, he joined President Fidel Castro in saluting the Cuban flag in Revolution Palace. Putin, in a dark suit and tie, and Castro, in his customary olive green uniform and cap, then stood to attention as a Cuban military band played the national anthems of both countries outside the Palace of the Revolution. Both leaders then paused for an official photo. The two presidents appeared to be chatting amiably through an interpreter. After greeting a Russian delegation and members of Cuba's top leadership, the two presidents held formal talks inside the palace and signed a series of accords. Six documents were prepared for the trip, including agreements on cooperation in legal affairs and health. Apparently not wanting to interrupt Putin's visit with a public statement on the new American president, Castro's government made no immediate comment on George W. Bush's victory late Wednesday night. But a press conference was scheduled after the two leaders signed documents of cooperation, and questions are expected to be put to Putin. Castro has long said he didn't expect any changes under Bush or Vice President Al Gore, but the vice president was largely seen as the lesser of two evils. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c9ba958ed724a19d4c0affb07f30f484 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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George H.W. Bush is sworn-in as 41st President of the United States
 
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(20 Jan 1989) George Herbert Walker Bush is sworn-in as 41st President of the United States of America. He is sworn-in by Chief Justice William Rehnquist You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1376e3b21cf54317ba13c6a9a1c4213b 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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Shuttle astronaut collapses during welcome home ceremony
 
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SHOTLIST Ellington Field, Houston, Texas - 22 September 2006 1. Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper speaking at welcome home ceremony, begins to sway and collapses. She is supported, then lowered to floor by fellow crew members. 2. Cutaways of audience, pull back to wide - applauding 3. SOUNDUP: (English) Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Astronaut: "Boy if that's not a little embarrassing." 4. Cutaway of Atlantis crew patch 5. Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper speaking, collapses again and is lowered to the ground File: Lyndon B Johnson Space Centre, Houston, Texas - Unknown Date 6. Various of Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper training 7. Various of Atlantis crew posing for pictures in front of NASA jets STORYLINE: An astronaut collapsed twice Friday, a day after she returned to Earth in the shuttle Atlantis, and officials attributed her wobbles to the adjustment from 12 days at zero gravity. Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper left the welcome-home ceremony at the hangar at Ellington Field, in Houston, Texas, but was not taken to a hospital. NASA officials and her husband Glenn Piper both said she was doing fine. Piper blamed his wife's collapse on the combination of effects from her recent return, a relatively warm hangar and the excitement of the ceremony. Piper, the fifth of the six astronauts to speak, appeared to be confused before her legs buckled during her address. NASA officials and crew members braced her and lowered her to the ground. She stood up again, and the crowd applauded. "Boy, if that's not a little embarrassing," she said. After speaking for another 30 seconds or so, she again appeared confused and gripped the podium before starting to collapse. Fellow crew members stepped to her side and lowered her to the floor. Two NASA officials then helped her leave through a side door, and she was allowed to return home by early afternoon, according to Smith Johnston, the crew's flight surgeon, who was at Piper's side when she fell. Astronauts typically lose 10 percent to 14 percent of their blood volume while in space, usually regaining it in a day or two, Johnston said. The Atlantis crew returned to Earth on Thursday after performing the first construction work on the International Space Station since the Columbia disaster three-and-a-half years ago. They performed three gruelling spacewalks to hook up a seventeen-and-a-half-ton addition, which included a giant set of electricity-producing solar panels. Piper, 43, of St. Paul, Minnesota, is a US Navy Commander and was a mission specialist and cosmic electrician aboard the shuttle. She carried out two of the spacewalks, joining an elite club of only six other US women and a single Russian woman who have walked in space. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/ad60170f2540f642bf2ac7c73291843f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Mugabe's address to Earth Summit
 
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1. Various Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, walking onto stage 2. SOUNDBITE: (English) Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe: "Your excellencies we must examine why 10 years after Rio, the poor remain very much with us - poorer and far more exposed and vulnerable as ever before. Our children suffer from malnutrition and diseases, compounded by the deadly HIV-AIDS endemic. The betrayal of the collective agenda we set ourselves at Rio is a compelling manifestation of bad global governance, a lack of real political will by the north and a total absence of rule of law in international affairs." 3. Cutaway 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe: "Indeed, ours is an Agrarian economy, an imperative that renders the issue of access to land paramount. In our situation, Mr. President, this fundamental question has pitted the black majority who are the right holders and therefore, primary stakeholders of our land, against an internationally well connected racial minority, largely of British descent, and brought in and sustained by British colonialism, now being supported and manipulated by the Blair government. We have said, even as we acquire our land, that we shall not deprive white farmers of land completely. Everyone of them is entitled to at least one farm - more than one farm indeed. Fifteen, twenty, thirty-five farms, one person. These are not figures I am getting out of my mind. They are real figures. So no farmer is being left without land." 5. Cutaway audience 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe: "Let no one who is negative want to spoil what we are doing for ourselves, in order to unite Africa. We belong to this continent. We don't mind having and bearing sanctions banning us from Europe. We are not Europeans and we have not asked for any inch of Europe, or any spare inch of that territory. So Blair, keep your England and let me keep my Zimbabwe." 7. Cutaway audience 8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe: "People must always come first in sustainable development and later Africans come first in the development of Africa. Not as puppets, not as beggars but as a sovereign people. Thank-you." STORYLINE: Speaking at the Earth Summit in South Africa on Monday, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attacked British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, telling him to stop interfering in Zimbabwean affairs. Mugabe told gathered world leaders at the Earth Summit in Johannesburg, "Blair, keep your England and let me keep my Zimbabwe." During his speech, Mugabe also defended his government's land reforms. He said white farmers in Zimbabwe were "an internationally well connected racial minority, largely of British descent, and brought in and sustained by British colonialism, now being supported and manipulated by the Blair government." The British Prime Minister was not in the hall during Mugabe's speech. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e6c53a6edefe3c299af4937bd212f098 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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South Africa - Mandela Birthday Celebration
 
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T/I: 11:12:12 American pop singer Michael Jackson, on his first visit to South Africa, on Thursday (18/7) attended the birthday celebrations of President Nelson Mandela and laid a wreath at a memorial in the black township of Soweto. SHOWS: JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA 18 JULY 1996 WS of plane on runway; WS of crowds cheering: MS of Michael Jackson coming off plane waving; MS of men with Jackson banners and signs; MS of Jackson waving coming down plane stairs; MS of Jackson in crowd; WS of crowds waving; CU of Jackson in crowd signing autographs; WS of crowd MS of Nelson Mandela's house exterior; MS of people in house greeting Jackson; CU of cake PAN to Jackson arriving in house clapping; MS Nelson Mandela meeting Jackson, shaking hands, people singing happy birthday; MS of Jackson and Mandela enjoying birthday festivities; MS of people singing he's a jolly good fellow and clapping; CU of Mandela and Jackson; WS of arbor; MS of guards; MS of Jackson walking through crowd with big umbrella; MS of crowds waving; MS of Jackson signs; MS of Jackson carrying wreath: CU of children watching Jackson; MS of Jackson with childre, holding boy; MS of Jackson kissing little boy WS Jackson walking through crowd; 3.36 NNNN You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/53f368f7ac2e3b2448b20421f915a010 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Michelle Obama tells youngsters to work hard for success
 
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(25 May 2011) SHOTLIST 1. Mid shot US First Lady taking questions from students from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson secondary school at Christ Church College, Oxford University 2. Cutaway of student asking question 3. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Obama, US First Lady: "If you are going to be a hard worker, hard work doesn't just appear, you have to practice hard work, you have to practice effort and I also encourage them and try to help them understand that good things don't come easy, with that effort, that's where you grow. Some of the best times of my life is when I have done something hard, when I have overcome a fear. You don't realise that when you are doing it but when you come out on the other side, you realise wow, I have really stepped up so I push my girls." 4. Wide of Michelle Obama talking 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Obama, US First Lady "That has been some of what has helped me be first lady, first of all, knowing who you are and being confident in yourself because there will be, Clarissa (addressing girl who asked a question) what did you say...pushing beyond other people's labels of you? That's a big part...that's what we do to each other all the time. We don't even know each other and we already determine from one glance, meeting, one line, one word, one phrase - 'this is who you are'. So you have to know who you are before that." 6. Close up Michelle Obama talking 7. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Obama, US First Lady "I knew he was a special person, and it had nothing to do with his education, it has nothing to do with his potential. I say this to young women, don't check off - there are a lot of women who check off the boxes. Did he go to the right school, what is his income, you know. It was none of that. It was how he felt about his mother, the love that he felt to his mother, his relationship to women, his work ethic. We worked together in a firm. He did his work, he was good and he was smart and I liked that. He was low key and wasn't impressed with himself and he was funny and we joked a lot and he loved his little sister...those were the things. And he was a community organiser. I really respected that. Here we are in a big law firm, right, and everybody was pushing to make money, he was one of the smartest students at Harvard Law School, one of the smartest associates in our firm. He had the chance to clerk for the Supreme Court and I thought well, you are definitely going to do that, right? Only a few people have the chance to do that and he was like, 'not really, I think I can do more work working with folks in churches.' And I was like, woa, that's different, it wasn't a line, he wasn't trying to impress me." 8. Wide shot Michelle Obama talking STORYLINE US First Lady Michelle Obama used her own life as an example of how hard work and perseverance can prevail on Wednesday as she spoke with students from a multiethnic school in an economically deprived area. The message to the 35 students touring the University of Oxford for the day was that even elite universities like Oxford are within their grasp. The first lady made a brief statement at the start of the meeting before taking questions from the students. When asked about her daughters' upbringing at the White House, she emphasised the importance of hard work. "Hard work doesn't just appear, you have to practice hard work, you have to practice effort and I also encourage them and try to help them understand that good things don't come easy, with that effort, that's where you grow, " she said. She said attitude towards hard work had helped her in her role as first lady, and stressed the importance of "pushing beyond" other people's preconceived ideas of who you are. the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school in London. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c81f5b81cb6313ebf4aa2c034e93376f 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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President Ronald Reagan addresses nation after the space shuttle Challenger expodes
 
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(28 Jan 1986) President Ronald Reagan postponed the State of the Union speech for one week and instead addressed the nation from the Oval Office about the space shuttle Challenger tragedy. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/493c6c02897446948859434a7e8d2b25 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Nepal: Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Visit - 1995
 
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U-S First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton is taking her campaign for women and children's rights to yet another South Asian nation: Nepal. This is her third stop on a 12 day tour of the region. Her daughter, Chelsea, is with her in Kathmandu where they called on the King and Queen of Nepal and the country's prime minister. They rolled out the red carpet for the U-S first lady. On hand to greet her was Nepal's Queen Aishwarya Shah. Princess Sruti is seen here being introduced to Chelsea, the Clinton's daughter. Mrs. Clinton and her daughter visited this exhibit of crafts made by poor women who are being helped to turn traditional skills into a source of income. She seemed delighted with this hand woven shawl. In fact, she wore it- or one much like it- to this official function later in the day. This is a country where most women have a tough life and few options. The literacy rate for women is 18 per cent- it's 52 per cent for men. Women have a life expectancy of only 52 years and give birth to an average of five children. But most have more then five pregnancies because their babies don't survive. Ten out of every 100 babies die in infancy. The first lady made it a point to visit women from all walks of life. She "did lunch" with prominent Nepali women and visited a heath care centre run by American women in Kathmandu. Her visit also included an audience with Nepal's communist prime minister, Man Mohan Adhikari, and with King Birenda, who four years ago yielded to a pro-democracy movement and accepted a constitutional monarchy. Nepal is the only official Hindu state in world. About 90 per cent of the population are Hindu. Buddhists and Muslims comprise less than 10 per cent. Nepal's 20 million population is expected to double by the year 2025. On Saturday, Mrs. Clinton and Chelsea take a day off their official schedule to relax at an isolated Nepali wildlife retreat. They travel to Bangladesh on Sunday. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/34051b0faab7d388c7ed5a4396550d45 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Insights into Princess Diana’s life behind closed palace doors from her former bodyguard Ken Wharfe.
 
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(3 Aug 2017) INSIGHTS INTO PRINCESS DIANA'S LIFE BEHIND CLOSED PALACE DOORS FROM HER FORMER BODYGUARD KEN WHARFE Former royal bodyguard Ken Wharfe says his time working for the late Princess Diana was an enjoyable, if sometimes challenging role. Wharfe worked for the Princess between 1986 and 1994. Speaking fondly of the princess, he recalls how she would sometimes slip away from his protection. "It was a challenge, yeah, we had the slip occasionally, it wasn't deliberate, maybe sometimes it was, maybe in a fit of pique, maybe she did get fed up with me or maybe had a point to make, but that's part and parcel of the job which I enjoyed," he says. "I was very lucky to travel with her for eight years around the world in some extraordinary places, but that's one thing. What admired me more about Diana wasn't that, was the way that she seriously attracted herself to those that really wanted her to do something and she did come back to the office and did make something work and was genuinely interested, this wasn't a job of work just to tick the box, oh I've been to that charity, she made things work, made people feel special." Wharfe is a contributor to documentary, "Diana: In Her Own Words," providing commentary on recordings of the late Princess made by voice coach Peter Settelen at Diana's Kensington Palace residence in 1992 and 1993, just after Diana and Charles separated. The tapes were made to help Diana practice public speaking as she struck out on her own, and feature the late princess candidly discussing her personal life, commenting on their sex life, her fury at her husband's mistress and her love for another man. Diana Spencer married Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, in 1981 and the couple had two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. They separated in 1992 and divorced in 1996, the year before Diana died in a car crash in Paris, aged 36. Charles married his longtime paramour Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005. In the recordings, Diana also describes confronting her husband and Parker Bowles at a party - a moment Wharfe says marked "the real beginning of the end" of the royal marriage. "She realized there was no chance of reconciliation," he said. "There was only one direction, and that was divorce." "This was the occasion of Camilla's sister's birthday and she and the Prince of Wales went to this party, which to me was slightly surprising, because Diana must have known this was going to be a difficult one, knowing that Camilla would be there, but that wasn't for me to say, I did my bit," he recalls. "We eventually confronted Charles and Camilla, who were sat on a sofa talking somewhere else in the house. Diana, remarkably calm, said to Camilla, 'Look, don't treat me like an idiot, I know what's going on' and at that point, Camilla said something really strange, which I said in the film, never really understood it, she said 'It's ok for you, you've got two wonderful boys'. Now I knew at this particular point, any chance of any reconciliation here was seriously out of the question and as I say in the film, this was then the real beginning of the end." Wharfe - who has a new book coming out on his time with the princess - says the documentary is a valuable reminder of Diana's role in "the reshaping of the monarchy." Her death unleashed a public outpouring of grief in Britain and around the world. The royal family, whose stoic reserve suddenly seemed out of touch, has since softened its stiff upper lip. William and Harry both campaign for more open discussion of mental health, and have spoken of their own struggles after their mother's death. "They are picking up exactly where their mother left off," Wharfe said You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3d9dbd56aaf3f80c03aab18bbcc78514 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Texas-bound, Trump speaks on migrant caravan, Cruz
 
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(22 Oct 2018) U.S. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin substantially reducing aid to three Central American nations over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border. "Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, they're paid a lot of money every year," Trump said speaking to reporters before he left for Houston, Texas. "We give them foreign aid and they did nothing for us." The three countries received a combined more than $500 million in funding from the U.S. in fiscal year 2017. As the 2018 midterms shifted to the final two weeks of campaigning, Trump was staging a large Monday night rally in Houston, Ted Cruz's hometown, to help the Texas senator and his 2016 presidential rival fend off a tough challenge from Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke. During the 2016 primaries, Trump mocked Cruz as "Lyin' Ted," insulted his wife's appearance and suggested Cruz's father played a role in the Kennedy assassination. Cruz assailed Trump as a "sniveling coward" and told Trump to leave his wife alone. But campaigns have a way of letting bygones be bygones. By Monday, Trump had changed his tune, "to me he is not lyin' Ted anymore, he is beautiful Ted - I call him Texas Ted." 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/b6b28447dc232414218ab6a983453941
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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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IAN SMITH TALKS ABOUT PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE
 
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English/Nat XFA With the opposition trying to impeach him and his popularity at an all-time low, President Robert Mugabe has lashed out at Zimbabwe's white minority, threatening genocide trials for all who fought against him in the independence war. Mugabe told supporters on Wednesday that Ian Smith, the white leader he helped overthrow two decades ago, and all whites who fought against black guerrillas would face trials for war crimes. Speaking as he arrived for a debate in Oxford on Thursday, Ian Smith responded to these latest threats, saying Mugabe's actions belonged to a man clinging onto the last vestiges of power. He challenged Mugabe to set up a truth and reconciliation committee, saying that he had nothing to fear. Arriving at Oxford Union Thursday night, the former white leader of the former British colony of Rhodesia, Ian Smith laughed off President Mugabe's latest threat to put him on the stand. Mugabe is calling for all whites who fought against black guerrillas to face trials for war crimes. Mugabe has said the nation's 70,000 whites - less than 1 percent of the population of 13 million - mostly opposed his government and had spurned offers of forgiveness and reconciliation. Smith rejected Mugabe threat, saying that the blame for the violence lay squarely on Mugabe's shoulders. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Well he is the one who should be put on trial for genocide isn't he, Mugabe -- not Smith." SUPER CAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister SOUNDBITE: (English) "Well because he killed so many people, massacred them by the thousands, I mean Gurugundi and Matabeleland land, when he massacred 30,000 Matabeleles, I never remember massacring a single person in my life." SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister Smith said Mugabe's belligerent style of government had forced him into a corner - one which had made him desperate and dangerous. SOUNDBITE: (English) "He is in a state of panic, he doesn't know whether he is coming or going, he is like a wounded animal in a corner, dangerous and unpredictable. So I don't know what to say or what to think, it is difficult." SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister When asked if he feared a trial, Smith openly challenged Mugabe to carry out his threats, saying he had nothing to fear. SOUNDBITE: (English) "No I would love it, let's get the truth, when your conscience is clear you have got no problem, have you?" SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister However, when questioned if he felt any responsibility for the current state of the economy in Zimbabwe, Smith said the blacks had actually benefitted under British rule. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Certainly not, the black community will tell you they lived better under Smith than under Mugabe, they were brain washed by a communist propaganda machine into believing that things were going to improve, sadly they were taken for a ride." SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister He said that the only way to establish the truth of Mugabe's accusations was to follow in the footsteps of South Africa's truth and reconciliation commission. SOUNDBITE: (English) I've challenged Mugabe to set up a commission of truth and reconciliation similar to the one they had in South Africa. My word I think that would frighten him if he had to face up to that thing, I would welcome it." SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister Mugabe's threats come the same day a poll was released showing that 75 percent of Zimbabweans want Mugabe to resign and 51 percent want him prosecuted for human rights abuses. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/069628e97ab74f9de7351706fa46551a 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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Heated exchange as CEO of investment bank testifies, protest
 
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(28 Apr 2010) TRUE DATE CREATED = 28-04-2010 1. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein being sworn in for testimony at a Capitol Hill hearing, push in to Senator Carl Levin 2. Wide shot of Senate panel 3. SOUNDBITE: (English) Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO: "The people who were coming to us for risk in the housing market wanted to have a security that gave them exposure to the housing market, and that''s what they got. The unfortunate thing, and it''s unfortunate but it doesn''t, is that the housing market went south very quickly after some of these securities, not all of them because some of them were done early, but they went. And so people lost money in it, but the security itself delivered the specific exposure that the client wanted to have." 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Senator Carl Levin, Subcommittee Chairman of Homeland Security Committee: "You don''t believe it''s relevant to a customer of yours that you are selling a security to that you are betting against that same security. You just don''t think it''s relevant and needs to be disclosed. Is that the bottom line?" 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO: "Yes, and the people who are selling it in our firm wouldn''t even know what the firm''s position is." 6. Blankfein sitting before Senate panel 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Senator Carl Levin, Subcommittee Chairman of Homeland Security Committee: "You are taking a position against the very security that you are selling and you are not troubled?" Blankfein: "Senator, again." Levin: "And you want people to believe to trust you?" Blankfein: "Senator I think people do trust us." Levin: "Why, I wouldn''t trust you. If you came to me and wanted to sell me securities and you didn''t tell me that you have a bet against that same security, you don''t think that affects my thinking?" 8. Wide shot of protesters in prison uniforms with Goldman officials'' names around their necks 9. SOUNDBITE: (English) Senator Claire McCaksill, Homeland Security Committee: ++starts on pan of witnesses++ "We have spent a lot of time going through all these documents, and let me just explain in very simple terms what synthetic CDOs are. They are instruments that are created so that people can bet on them. It''s the la-la-land of ledger entries. It''s not investment in a business that has a good idea. It''s not assisting local governments and building infrastructure. It''s gambling, pure and simple, raw gambling." 10. Witnesses seated at table 11. SOUNDBITE: (English) Michael Swenson, Managing Director, Structured Products Group Trading, Goldman Sachs: "We did not cause the financial crisis, specifically to the mortgage desk, which is what I''m here to speak about. You have two panels in subsequent meetings to speak about that, about the Goldman Sachs and our businesses. We, I do no think that we did anything wrong." 12. Mid shot of clerk taking notes STORYLINE: Defending his company under blistering criticism, the CEO of Goldman Sachs testily told sceptical US senators on Tuesday that customers who bought securities from the Wall Street giant in the run-up to a national financial crisis came looking for risk. Lloyd Blankfein and other Goldman executives were lambasted by lawmakers for "unbridled greed" in an often-electric daylong showdown between Wall Street and Congress - with expletives frequently undeleted. Unrepentant, five present and two past Goldman officials unflinchingly stood by their conduct before a Senate investigatory panel and denied helping to cause the financial near-meltdown that turned into the worst recession since the Great Depression. "Unfortunately, the housing market went south very quickly," Blankfein told sceptical senators. "So people lost money in it." You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b26ad6044e5469084381560537c68384 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Obama talks about relationship with Australia; joke about local accent
 
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(16 Nov 2011) 1. Wide of U.S. President Barack Obama being introduced to speak 2. Obama walking onto stage 3. SOUNDBITE: (English) Barack Obama, U.S. President: "Our guys, the Americans, couldn't figure out why your guys were always talking about cheese. All day long. Morning, noon and night. 'Why are the Aussies always talking about cheese?' and then finally, they realised it was their Australian friends just saying hello. Just saying 'Cheers.' So, we Americans and Australians, we may not always speak the same way or use the same words, but I think it's pretty clear, especially from the spirit of this visit and our time together this evening, that we understand each other." 4. Wide of Obama speaking 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Barack Obama, U.S. President: ++part of soundbite is overlaid with wide of Obama speaking, applause, close up of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard++ "I know there's some concern here that your Australian language is being Americanised. So, perhaps it's time for us to reverse the trend. Tonight, with your permission, I'd like to give it a "burl" (I'd like to give it a try). I want to thank the prime minister for a very productive meeting that we had today. I think she'll agree that it was a real 'chinwag' (discussion/gossip). When Julia and I meet, we listen to each other, we learn from each other. It's not just a lot of 'earbashing', that's a good one, 'earbashing', I can use that in Washington, because there's a lot of 'earbashing' sometimes." 6. Wide of Obama speaking 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Barack Obama, U.S. President: ++part of soundbite is overlaid with wide of audience, applause++ "It's that moment, in the midst of battle, when the bullets are flying and the outcome is uncertain, when Americans and Aussies look over at each other, knowing that we've got each other's backs, knowing in our hearts: 'no worries, she'll be right" (all will be ok). And so tonight, as we mark 60 years of this remarkable alliance through war and peace, hardship and prosperity, we gather together amongst so many friends who sustained the bonds between us and we can say with confidence and with pride, the alliance between the United States and Australia is deeper and stronger, than it's ever been, 'spot on' (exactly), 'crackerjack" (the best), 'in top nick' (perfect condition). Thank you very much everybody." 8. Wide of Obama walking back to table STORYLINE: US President Barack Obama endeared himself to the Australians in a Wednesday night dinner speech calling them "Aussies" and trying his hand at some local slang. "We can say with confidence and with pride, the alliance between the United States and Australia is deeper and stronger, than it's ever been, 'spot on' (exactly), 'crackerjack" (the best), 'in top nick' (perfect condition)," he said. Obama, who has announced a new security agreement with Australia that is widely viewed as a response to Beijing's growing aggressiveness, is on the second stop on a nine-day tour of the Asia-Pacific region. The agreement will expand the U.S. military presence in Australia, positioning more U.S. personnel and equipment there, and increasing American access to bases. About 250 U.S. Marines will begin a rotation in northern Australia starting next year, with a full force of 2,500 military personnel staffing up over the next several years. The U.S. and smaller Asian nations have grown increasingly concerned about China claiming dominion over vast areas of the Pacific that the U.S. considers international waters, and reigniting old territorial disputes, including confrontations over the South China Sea. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c2c28fbb3fdf9d15d1c56ba5f072fed0 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UN Secretary General meets Nelson Mandela, visit Soweto
 
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Johannesburg 1. Exterior of Nelson Mandela Foundation 2. Nelson Mandela comes out of building 3. Media 4. Mandela and Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Kofi Annan, Secretary General of United Nations: "I think in a normal democratic process, if you can get unanimity, well and good. But if you can't, and an overwhelming majority of the members go for something, I think it should work. My understanding is that the U.S., even though they may not be able to vote for the Council as it is now currently proposed, will be able to work with the Council, and so I do expect the Council to be established today. I am particularly happy about it because I think it's qualitatively better than the Commission. The President of the General Assembly has done great work working with all the member states to come up with a document that gives us a credible basis to move forward. And I'm sure the US, which has done so much for human rights, will find a way to work with the other member states to make the Council what it ought to be." 6. Mandela and Annan shake hands 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa: "Kofi introduced a new approach of respecting everybody whether he is black or white, and trying to serve them. That is the type of Secretary General of the United Nations that we want." Soweto 8. Kofi Annan laying a wreath at the Hector Peterson memorial grave 9. Various of Hector Peterson memorial grave 10. Various of Kofi Annan and wife watching traditional dancers 11. Kofi Annan getting into a car to go 12. School children singing STORYLINE: United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan is sure a UN human rights council would be able to work with the United States, even if the US was to vote against it being established, he said on Wednesday. Annan spoke after meeting former South African president Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg. Annan said he was optimistic that member states would approve the creation of a new UN Human Rights Council despite vows by the United States to vote against the new body. US Ambassador John Bolton had rejected any compromise that did not reopen negotiations on the council and reiterated that the United States would vote against a resolution to create it on a Wednesday ballot in the General Assembly. A vote was considered likely despite Assembly president Jan Eliasson's repeated calls for the new council to be approved by consensus of the 191 member states. Annan said, "in a normal democratic process, if you can get unanimity, well and good. But if you can't, and an overwhelming majority of the members go for something, I think it should work." "My understanding is that the US, even though they may not be able to vote for the council as it is now currently proposed, it will be able to work with the council," Annan said. Annan noted that the US had done "so much" for human rights in the past. The 191-member UN General Assembly has been unable to agree on a replacement for the current UN Human Rights Commission, criticised for including among its 53 members notorious human rights abusers such as China, Cuba, Sudan and Zimbabwe, the AFP news agency reported on Wednesday. Annan is in the final year of a decade at the helm of the United Nations. Mandela commended Annan for his ability to identify with different types of people. "Kofi introduced a new approach of respecting everybody whether he is black or white, and trying to serve them. That is the type of Secretary General of the United Nations that we want." After meeting Mandela, the UN Secretary General visited Soweto and laid a wreath at the Hector Peterson memorial, to remember the first victim of the Soweto uprising of 1976. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e18bb89f00c96e1cc45226078795a15f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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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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End of an era for Romania's iconic yet oft-derided Dacia car
 
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Bucharest, 20 July 1. Various of Dacia showroom 2. Various of Dacia cars on Romanian roads 3. Group of Romanians around broken Dacia trying to fix engine 4. SOUNDBITE (romanian) voxpop: "If you have this car it's impossible to be stopped for long. Everybody can fix it and you go on." 5. Various of Dacias modified to be ambulances 6. Various of Dacia police car 7. Dacia on road 8. Dacia carrying market produce 9. Dacia truck with pigs in the back 10. Dacia truck with vegetables in the back Pitesti, 120km (80 miles) north of Bucharest - 21 July 2004 Renault - Dacia factory 11. Various of assembly line 12. Pan from Renault Logan to Dacia truck 13. Last Dacia coming off assembly line, "1959 - 2004" and total number produced written on bonnet, "last car" written on side in Romanian 14. SOUNDBITE: (Romanian) Girjeu, Dacia car engineer: "I feel deep emotion because I worked on the first car 45 years ago and now I have made the last car." 15. Manager signing car 16. People around car 17. Last car and new Renault Logan side by side outside factory STORYLINE: A period of Romanian history came to an end on Wednesday with production of the last ever Dacia 1300 car. The last car, the 1,959,730th vehicle to be produced by the French-owned company, rolled off the assembly line on Wednesday. The last traditional Dacia to be manufactured by Automobile Dacia Groupe Renault was a white Dacia 1300, a replica of the Renault 12. Renault forged a partnership with Automobile Dacia in 1968 during a thaw in communism, in an era when the average Romanian began to aspire to own a car. In 1969, production of the Dacia 1300 began. Romania shook off communism in 1989, and a decade later, Renault bought a 99.43 percent stake in the company. The car provokes mixed sentiments in Romania where it is maligned because it breaks down so often, yet oddly iconic. Factory workers and company officials scrawled their signatures on the car and a worker drove it out of the factory, and parked it in the yard. The last Dacia will probably be donated to a museum, a fitting end to a car which is equated with the birth of the modern automobile industry in Romania. The final 200 Dacias were sold on Tuesday. The car, which used to cost 70,000 lei, three years at the average salary, had a waiting list of two years. It now costs 4,200 lei (5,040 US dollars), the equivalent of 28 months of the average salary, and there is no waiting list. The company will now produce the new Renault Logan car, which will be exported to the Middle East Russia, and Eastern Europe and goes on sale in September. The company will continue to produce the newer Dacia Solenza, and Dacia utility vehicles. Dacia Groupe Renault says there are still an estimated 1.5 (M) million Dacias in the country of 22 (M) million people. Statistics mean little to many Romanians, who often give their cars pet names and practically consider them part of the family. But even those fortunate enough to acquire one had a tough time enjoying it: The late dictator Nicolae Ceausescu rationed gasoline, and the driving of cars was restricted on Sundays. Cars were allowed on the roads on alternate Sundays, depending on their license plate numbers. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/787b6f3e7b8185820832f8a4b1c93231 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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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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William and Harry visit Diana memorial garden
 
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(30 Aug 2017) Britain's Princes William and Harry paid tribute to their mother on Wednesday, the eve of the 20th anniversary of her death, by visiting the garden created in her memory. The visit to the Sunken Garden at London's Kensington Palace allowed the princes and William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, to honour Princess Diana's work with charities. The royals met representatives from Great Ormond Street Hospital, the National Aids Trust, the Leprosy Mission and other charities Diana supported. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/4cccaca2b80ed2c7984615dd89bcebca Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Singer-songwriter Lissie goes it alone after being dropped by record label
 
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(25 Nov 2016) SINGER-SONGWRITER LISSIE GOES IT ALONE AFTER BEING DROPPED BY RECORD LABEL Lissie Maurus - or Lissie to her fans - was well on her way to making it big a decade ago. She had a deal with Columbia Records U.K. and a first album that went gold in the United Kingdom and Norway. The record sold well, but when her second L.P. wasn't a commercial success, she found herself without a record deal and at a crossroads. What kind of artist did she want to be? Was her pursuit of fame really worth it? Lissie opted for the uncharted territory of the independent artist - based from an Iowa farm, no less. It is a more viable business model in this age when singers can reach potential fans more easily via music streaming services and online sales. But there certainly are no guarantees. After Columbia Records U.K. dropped her, Lissie says she felt a little like she'd failed. But she said she also was relieved. Now she could do things her way. By mid-2015, she took what savings she had and bought the farm she now calls home. "I think some people were like, 'Well that's weird that you're going to, like, leave southern California and go live on a farm in Iowa, but OK.' You know, but I just knew, this is what I have to do. I have a gut feeling about this," she said. "I kind of just told everyone, like, 'I need to re-evaluate my life. I'm not going to stop making music. But I need to rethink how I want to go about it.'" By the time she moved to the farm, Lissie had already written some new songs. So she called producer and bass player Curt and together, they wrote the title track on her latest album, "My Wild West." The record came out in February and was well reviewed. Lissie also recently released a live acoustic album, recorded at Union Chapel in North London. Admittedly, she says, the traveling can be brutal. She's been touring in the United States and Europe much of this year. But because her overheads are low, most of what she makes in ticket and merchandise sales is hers. Financially, she says, this could be her best year yet. "I own all my new music, and I can go out and tour with just an acoustic guitar and sell out shows and, you know, come home and be like, 'OK, now I can put in a wood burning stove in my house,'" she smiled. Lissie's third album "My Wild West" is available now. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/83e06058bf109f593fc5024169516ed0 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Queen addresses French Senate
 
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1. Wide shot Senate courtyard with Republican guards 2. Various Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh arriving, being welcomed by President of Senate Christian Poncelet and President of the National Assembly Jean-Louis Debre 3. Military honours in senate courtyard 4. Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh entering senate 5. Mid shot Queen being applauded inside senate 6. Mid shot crowd applauding 7. Wide shot Queen, Christian Poncelet and Jean-Louis Debre arriving in room 8. Audience 9. SOUNDBITE (French) Queen Elizabeth II: "This anniversary gives a special meaning to my state visit, my fourth one to France. Looking back, it is the moment to celebrate the foresightedness of this agreement that laid the foundations for a decisive alliance that allowed both our countries to brave the difficult times of the twentieth century. Looking forward, it gives us the opportunity to put aside recent tensions and to rise to the challenge and the promises of tomorrow. Both our countries have chosen to make Europe and the European Union the main vector for their economic and political aspirations. This choice does not threaten friendship ties." 10. Cutaway audience listening 11. SOUNDBITE (French) Queen Elizabeth II: "This is about complimentary ties. More than ever we are committed to making the voice of Europe heard in the world and to give European diplomacy the military credibility it requires to allow the European Union, when necessary, to engage in military operations that NATO is not involved in." 12. Wide of audience applauding, and Queen STORYLINE: Queen Elizabeth II addressed the French Senate on Tuesday afternoon, on the second day of her state visit. The speech, in French, followed a packed day of engagements, including a visit to the Louvre museum, after lunch with French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin and his wife in Matignon, the French Prime Minister''s residence. Earlier on, the Queen watched a performance by the elite Cadre Noir dressage team before going for a walk along the Rue Montorgueil, accompanied by Paris mayor Bertrand Delanoe. The monarch''s three-day trip marks the centennial of the Entente Cordiale, a colonial-era agreement that ended centuries of warring and hostility between France and Britain and paved the way for cooperation during two world wars. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f1b47ab9dac8d4cc6c03f733aaf8d86c Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK: INDONESIAN VICE PRESIDENT HABIBIE SPEAKS AT BUSINESS LUNCH
 
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English/Nat Indonesian Vice-President Bacharuddin Habibie says his government is committed to reviving the country's stalled economy -- but not at the cost of prolonged social instability. Habibie predicted the Indonesian economy would rebound within two to three years, but said the government would proceed slowly to avoid provoking social unrest. Habibie is in London for a two-day summit of Asian leaders and spoke to a luncheon of British business people on Wednesday. Indonesia's new Vice President Bacharuddin Habibie was greeted warmly as he arrived for his speech to London's business elite on Wednesday afternoon. Habibie is in the U-K for a two-day summit of Asian leaders. The summit is launching a trust fund to build grassroots financial expertise in Asian countries. And Indonesia is facing its worst economic crisis in 30 years. Habibie earlier held talks with Britain's finance chief, Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown. But he used his luncheon speech to ensure potential British investors that Indonesia's economy has bottomed out. SOUNDBITE: (English) "The fact is we are coming out of this problem and if we come out we will be even better than before because we are going to learn from our mistakes and also from other mistakes and the best thing to convince you that you have to change is if you have to face that problem and if you have to solve it and indeed time is money and because of that we are not allowed to waste our time." SUPER CAPTION: Habibie Indonesia is suffering from the worst economic crisis in 30 years. The currency, the rupiah, has plunged about 70 percent and inflation and unemployment has soared. Habibie ensured his audience that Indonesia's government is in the midst of revising legislation that has led to a chokehold on the economy, especially laws which relate to banking. SOUNDBITE: (English) "We are about to get the credibility back for our bank, our banking system is very dependent on the law that is controlling, say the bankruptcy law and controlling the supervision of the banking and banking system, and even supporting the bank of Indonesia to make it more stronger than ever. I'd like to confirm that we are just in the middle of doing that. It will happen and must happen in the near future." SUPER CAPTION: Habibie The world's fourth most-populous nation has already experienced widespread social unrest. Student protests have been gathering force and there has been scattered rioting over rising food prices. However, Habibie said the government was not prepared to act on improving the economy at any cost. SOUNDBITE: (English) "I think it will take two to three years before we are back again in full speed but the most important thing is in that we have in the next weeks or next months to come out from, what you call the, minimum, we are just coming back now. And I think the Indonesian government has committed themselves to bring it back. But of course without ignoring the existing Indonesian constitution. Otherwise, we cannot bring it back at all costs and get a social political instability. Its bad." SUPER CAPTION: Habibie Habibie's lunch was sponsored by the U-K's non-profit cultural exchange group Asia House. About 60 British executives attended the lunch at a London hotel. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e0c1acead1551dbac426b38085d28441 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Bush/Clinton/Gore Meetings
 
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(19 Dec 2000) President-elect George W. Bush met on Tuesday with his former rival, Vice President Al Gore. Washington - 19 December 2000 1. Various George W Bush and Bill Clinton walking outside the White House 2. The two men pose outside for the cameras 3. They walk away 4. Various of them sitting inside 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) George W Bush, US President-elect 6. Close up of Bush 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Bill Clinton, US President 8. Wide shot of two men sitting Washington 19 Dec 9. Bush's motorcade drives through front gates to visit Gore 10. Bush gets out of limo, Gore greets him and the two men go inside Washington 19 Dec 11. Bush's motorcade leaves Gore's residence English/Nat You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/4e350dd0f2fef8c937fc1e96956d0a9d Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Erdogan arrives for two day visit to Croatia
 
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(26 Apr 2016) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan began a two-day official visit to Croatia on Tuesday. He was welcomed at an honour guard ceremony in Zagreb by Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. The Turkish leader will hold bilateral talks with Croatian leaders on a range of issues including the promotion of economic ties between their countries and the migrant crisis engulfing Europe. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/77ee5948439a41c5ec0305ee46ddbc36 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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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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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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Prosecutor recounts 16 shots Van Dyke fired
 
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(17 Sep 2018) Prosecutors on Monday showed jurors video of a white Chicago police officer opening fire on Laquan McDonald, dramatically recounting the 16 shots fired into the black teenager and calling the 2014 shooting "completely unnecessary." The video, played 15 minutes into the prosecution's opening statement in Jason Van Dyke's murder trial, shows the officer shooting McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014, as the 17-year-old, carrying a small knife in one hand, walks away from officers. "He shot him ... not once, not twice, but three, four, five, six seven, eight — he's only half way done — nine, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 times in total," special prosecutor Joseph McMahon told jurors, rapping his knuckles on a lectern each time he said a number. "Not a single shot was necessary or justified," he said at another point in his opening statement. But defense attorney Daniel Herbert argued that "what happened to Laquan McDonald was a tragedy. It's a tragedy, but it's not a murder." Before opening statements were made, the judge decided that the murder trial should not be moved out of the city. Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan announced his decision Monday morning. Defense attorneys requested that the trial be moved because the extensive publicity since the 2015 release of the video that shows Officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times makes it impossible to find impartial jurors needed for a fair trial. But attorneys were able to select a jury in less than a week. 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/df666973ce8b6ae3e6d15e83e6dd036e
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Philippines: Cebu Province: Illegal Gun-Manufacturing Centre - 1997
 
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Cebu province in the Philippines is known for its beautiful beaches and resorts. But Cebu is known to Filipinos for its illegal gun-manufacturing centred in the city of Danao. Recently, the government has approved licences for two gun manufacturing companies in Danao. But some remain in operation even without a permit, and this is likely to continue. UPSOUND: (Sound of rapid gunfire from Uzi-gram) Byron Garcia is testing what he calls an "uzi-gram". It's one of the products being manufactured by the Danao Arms Manufacturing Corporation, or Damcor - the first licensed gun manufacturer in Danao City. The city of Danao, in the Philippine central island of Cebu, has always been notorious as the centre of illegal gun manufacturing. Here, thousands of residents have been involved for decades in what is virtually considered a cottage industry, making home-made guns, popularly known as "paltik". By establishing Damcor, Garcia has legalised gun manufacturing in Danao. Damcor specialises on the 38-revolver, and is also producing machine pistols and shotguns mainly to supply the country's security agencies. Garcia has invested more than 40 (m) million pesos in Damcor, some of which were spent on machines with state of the art technology to produce some of the gun parts. But most of the work is left for the 70 workers that Garcia has employed since his company opened last year. Most of their experience is based on what they've been clandestinely doing in their backyard for years. 30-year old Lito Gonzales was into illegal gun making for ten years before he decided to work for Damcor. Here, he earns about 600-dollars a month, and is free from the anxiety of being arrested by the authorities. SOUNDBITE: (Tagalog) "Now, we're okay here, because we don't need to worry about being arrested today or tomorrow, that the police will arrest us because it's illegal to do guns outside. No more." SUPER CAPTION: Lito Gonzales, worker Danao Arms Manufacturing Corporation But despite the entry of Damcor and another licensed gun company, Garcia believes that the illegal gun- manufacturing industry in Danao will continue to flourish, mainly because of the lack of political will to remove it. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Maybe it will change a bit. But it cannot totally eradicate the illegal business here." SUPER CAPTION: Byron Garcia, President Danao Arms Manufacturing Corporation And for most of the illegal gun makers in this city, making the "paltik" in their backyards will surely be a hard habit to break. For 20-year-old Julius Capuyan, it's the only job he's known since he was 13 years old. SOUNDBITE: (Tagalog) "There's no other way of life for us here. We'd rather live this way, illegally making guns. SUPER CAPTION: Julius Capuyan Most of the people in Danao have relied on this illegal industry as their livelihood for decades making the government's job of curbing the unlicensed gun-manufacturing operations a difficult task. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/206b9028e3329cd94e30d9aef3170ac3 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Bears rescued from restaurant cage are released into animal sanctuary
 
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Prizren, Kosovo 1. Mid of veterinarian shooting dart with sedative into bear 2. Wide of bears in cage running 3. Mid of bears 4. Mid of sedated bear 5. Various of veterinarian preparing sedatives 6. Mid of veterinarian shooting dart 7. Close of bear's paw 8. SOUNDBITE (English) Carsten Hertwig, Four Paws, international animal charity: "No private person can keep bears and that's right because a bear is a wild animal. You can't compare it with a dog or with a cat, yeah? And they need space, they need special keeping and so it's, it's let's say really crazy to say it in an emotional way to keep bear private in such small cages only as an attraction for restaurants." 9. Close of lock on cage being cut open 10. Mid of Hertwig opening door to cage 11. Top shot of bear lowered onto ground 12. Top shot of bear carried into container 13. Close of bear with breath regulator in nostril 14. Top shot of people protesting removal of bear shouting (Albanian) "Thieves" 15. Close of owners of restaurant arguing with police and objecting to the removal of the bears 16. SOUNDBITE (Albanian) Vezir Shehu, owner of the premises: "When the American peacekeepers gave us the bears we did not know what to do with them for two days, we kept them at home in our living room. They became like family members. Imagine keeping an animal for 10 years that has feelings just like we do in their own way, and now someone has an idea and says I will give you better conditions and keep you." 17. Wide of men carrying away the containing bearing the bear Badovac, Kosovo 18. Wide of NATO peacekeepers looking onto bear sanctuary 19. Various of bears in sanctuary STORYLINE: Two bears, Ari and Arina were moved to an animal sanctuary in Kosovo on Thursday after a spending a decade living in a 20 metre square (215 square feet) cage to amuse visitors at a restaurant in the country's west. Kosovo authorities ordered that the bears be relocated to a wider enclosure set up by the international animal charity group Four Paws. The organisation was called in to help sedate and transport the bulky animals that have long outgrown the cage they were kept in. A team of veterinarians prepared the sedative that was injected into the bears, a male and a female, through a dart fired from a tranquiliser gun. Once sedated the bears were lowered from their concrete enclosure and carried into metal containers. The two were torn away from their mother by animal traders when they were just a few weeks old, according to Four Paws. They were then kept at a make-shift zoo together with some 60 other animal species. Their cage was right above a kennel with dogs and wolves, whose constant howling distressed the two animals, the group said. "No private person can keep bears and that's right because a bear is a wild animal you can't compare it with a dog or with a cat," said Carsten Hertwig, an animal rights activist with Four Paws. "And they need space, they need special keeping and so it's, it's let's say really crazy to say it in an emotional way to keep bears privately in such small cages only as an attraction for restaurants," he added. The owner of the premises, Vezir Shehu, fiercely objected to the removal of the bears saying he was entitled to keep the animals. Kosovo does not allow private individuals to keep wild animals. Police were required to help the rescue and keep away angry family members objecting the removal. "Imagine keeping an animal for 10 years that has feelings just like we do in their own way, and now someone has an idea and says I will give you better conditions and keep you," said Shehu. Shehu runs a family restaurant that also charged 1 euro (1.3 US dollars) for adults and half a euro for children wanting to see the animals. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/499747e58cee855277094db9f729ff9e Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK: LONDON: NELSON MANDELA ADDRESSES PARLIAMENT
 
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(11 Jul 1996) English/Nat The British passion for Nelson Mandela continues unabated on the third day of his four- day state visit. Full British pomp and ceremony surrounded the South African President at the Palace of Westminster, where he addressed both Houses of Parliament. He then left to host a special lunch at the Dorchester for the Queen. The huge medieval Westminster Hall was packed with people wanting to pay homage to Nelson Mandela. Ministers, M-Ps and peers gathered to hear a rare double address to both Houses of Parliament. The double address is an honour reserved for leaders of nations with particularly important links with Britain. Mandela is a leader like no other, in an age of cynicism he's been hailed as a man of integrity, honesty and courage. The Speaker of the House of Commons, led him to the stage. Betty Boothroyd was a member of the Black Sash Movement of white women who took part years ago in anti-apartheid vigils outside the South African Embassy. But British politicians have not always seen Mandela as a hero. In 1987, John Major's predecessor, Margaret Thatcher described the A-N-C as a 'typical terrorist organisation'. Baroness Thatcher sat subdued in Westminster Hall, perhaps reflecting the extraordinary reversal of fortunes which has the former political prisoner returning as President of South Africa. In his address, Mandela spoke of the need to bring peace, unity and equality to Africa. SOUNDBITE: Join hands to build on what we have achieved together and help construct a humane African world, whose emergence will say a new universal order is born in which we are each our brother's an sister's keeper. SUPER CAPTION: Nelson Mandela, South African President When quizzed by reporters on Margaret Thatcher's attitude towards him nine years ago, he made it clear that bygones should be bygones. On this, the first state visit by a South African president to the U-K, Mandela has had nothing but praise for the royal family, the government and the people. President Mandela was escorted out of the hall to the sound of trumpeters and the Band of the Grenadier Guards. He left to host a lunch for the Queen at the Dorchester. Doorman at the luxury hotel were already rolling out the red carpet in preparation for her majesty and a number of other high-ranking guests. Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath had heard the Westminster address. He congratulated the President on his words. SOUNDBITE: A tremendous reception and a very good speech this morning. SUPER CAPTION: Sir Edward Heath Paddy Ashdown, leader of the Liberal Democrats, had been deeply touched. SOUNDBITE: The sight of that frail figure there and all that he's been through, and with all that history behind it. I think it was very emotional. SUPER CAPTION: Paddy Ashdown, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Also on her way to the lunch, Margaret Thatcher was less willing to talk. Mandela had refused to meet the former Prime Minister on a trip to London in 1990. Mandela arrived, having swapped his dark suit for one of his trademark bright shirts. He stopped to shake hands in the crowd before going in to meet the Queen. They chatted and smiled before finally entering the dining hall. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/5c09fe50059aa6b8dc18dab0f6fa20b8 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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