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Malaysia's Mahathir in talks with Putin - 2002
 
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1. Kremlin 2. President Vladmir Putin walks in and greets Malaysian Prime Minister Mohamad Mahathir 3. Journalists 4. Mahathir 5. Putin 6. One-to-one talks 7. Doors open and Putin, Mahathir walk in for talks involving all delegation members 8. Journalists 9. Delegates taking their seats for talks 10. Mahathir 11. Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and Putin 12. Journalists 13. Putin and Mahathir taking seats for news briefing 14. Cutaway Russian officials 15. SOUNDBITE (Russian) Vladimir Putin, Russian President: "Today, we analysed the status of our bilateral relations, we identified prospects and areas of our future cooperation." 16. Officials 17. SOUNDBITE (English) Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysian Prime Minister: "We see a parallel between our stand with regard to how to deal with terrorism and also on the need to remove the courses of terrorism. We appreciate Russia's stand on dealing with the problems in the Middle East, in particular with Palestine and within that, this will contribute to what is reducing the tension in the region." 18. Cutaway journalists 19. Putin, Mahathir leaving briefing STORYLINE: President Vladimir Putin on Thursday met Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. The two leaders discussed further bilateral cooperation between their countries and various international issues, including the fight against terrorism. After the talks, Putin said that the discussions mainly concentrated on status of bilateral relations and paths for further development between two countries. Touching on international issues, Putin said that Russia welcomed a UN resolution which recognises Palestine statehood. Mahathir said that he and Putin also discussed fighting international terrorism and said they hold similar views. Malaysia wants more Russian aircraft and military equipment and hopes to boost overall trade with Russia. Malaysia's military uses several Russian-made fighter jets and tanks and Mahathir is to visit a flight research centre outside Moscow during his visit to see a Sukhoi 30MKM fighter jet that is competing for a Malaysian contract. Mahathir originally had been scheduled to visit in September but the trip was postponed after the September 11 attacks in the United States. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/daff44e8827e0db8a7e5ca0781f2b535 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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German FM makes impassioned plea for peace
 
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1. Wide shot of audience 2. German Defence Joschka Fischer (clapping earlier to Rumsfeld's speech) 3. SOUNDBITE: (German) German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer: "We haven't even finished the first job, we by far haven't finished the job of fighting terrorism and the al Qaeda network. Who of you pretends to know that we will not get a blow which is not from Saddam Hussein but from the unfinished terrorism network? That's why I ask this critical question: why these priorities? Why do this now?" 4. Close up of US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld 5. SOUNDBITE: (German/ English) German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer: "We owe the Americans our democracy. They are very important for stability and peace especially. We Germans would never have been able to free ourselves from the Nazi regime without America. The Americans allowed us to build up our democracy but in this democracy my generation has learnt... (switches to English) You have to make the case, and to make the case in a democracy you have to be convinced yourself, and excuse me I am not convinced, this is my problem and I cannot go to the public and say, well let's go to war because there are reasons and so on, and I don't believe in that." 6. Mid shot of Fischer at podium looking towards Rumsfeld in audience 7. Wide shot of delegates at security conference STORYLINE: German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer made an impassioned plea for patience with Iraq on Saturday and said the German public sees no justification for going to war. Fischer responded to an earlier pro-war speech by Rumsfeld, stating that diplomatic efforts to secure Iraq's disarmament had not been exhausted and it was premature to start military moves. The Iraq crisis and the divisions it has caused among traditional allies dominated the annual conference in Munich where dozens of ministers and military and defence experts from Europe, North America and Asia have gathered. Fischer told the conference that Germany would not support a "military build up" ahead of the next UN Security Council session on February when chief weapons inspector Hans Blix is due to present a new report. Fischer also said that Germany would respect its commitments to Turkey under the NATO treaty. NATO has to decide by Monday whether to order its military experts to plan for the deployment of early warning planes, missile defence batteries and specialized units to Turkey. France, Germany and Belgium have held up the NATO planning for three weeks, arguing that it could undermine UN efforts to avert a war. Anxious alliance officials fear continued refusal could do permanent damage to NATO. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/16d2c5721ebc7b0f5beb49dad47b3120 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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WRAP More cover of new president being sworn in
 
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SHOTLIST : 1. Tilt down from decorated dome of central hall in Parliament, to wide shot audience 2. Prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee arriving for swearing-in ceremony 3. New president Abdul Kalam and outgoing President K.R. Narayanan taking their places on dias 4. Wide shot audience 5. Kalam being administered oath of Office by chief justice of India B.N.Kirpal 6. Cutaway blind school child 7. Kalam shaking hands with Narayanan and exchanging places 8. Wide shot audience clapping 9. Kalam signing 10. Cutaway photographers 11. SOUNDBITE (English) APJ Abdul Kalam, new president of India "Today our country is facing the challenges such as cross-border terrorism, certain internal conflicts and unemployment. To face these challenges, there must be a vision to ensure the focused action of one (B) billion citizens of this great country with varied capabilities. What can be the vision? It can be none other than to transform India into a developed nation." 12. Wide shot audience getting up 13. Various of Kalam leaving 14. Cutaway Indian Prime Minister and other dignitaries waiting for new president to arrive to receive the ceremonial guard of honour 15. Kalam arrives in horse drawn carriage 16. Cutaway dignitaries 17. Kalam 18. Wide shot President receiving ceremonial guard of honour at presidential palace 10. Midshot, Army, navy, airforce 11. Kalam in Jeep driving by army navy and airforce 12. Various of Kalam STORYLINE : A missile scientist who advocates nuclear weapons as a war deterrent was sworn in as India's new president on Thursday. APJ Abdul Kalam took the oath of office given by Supreme Court Chief Justice BN Kirpal at a brief ceremony in India's circular pink sandstone parliament building. The 20-minute ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, his cabinet members, lawmakers and diplomats. In his acceptance speech, Kalam said India should brace itself to face the growing threats posed by terrorism, internal conflicts and unemployment and have a long term vision to transform itself into a developed country. Kalam was elected last Thursday. Both the Hindu nationalist-led governing coalition and the major opposition Congress party had backed Kalam. The 70-year-old military scientist embodies India's multi-communal makeup as the son of minority Muslim parents who has embraced the Hindu beliefs of the majority. The new president also symbolises his country's political and strategic ambitions. For more than four decades, Kalam worked in India's defence laboratories, spearheading its space and nuclear-capable missile programme. He was part of the team that conducted five underground nuclear tests in May 1998 that triggered a chain reaction of global criticism, economic sanctions and matching tests by neighbouring Pakistan. Kalam strongly advocates scientific education and invited more than 100 schoolchildren to Thursday's ceremony. For many Indians, Kalam's rise, from humble beginnings as the son of an illiterate boatman in southern Tamil Nadu state to the top of India's scientific and political establishment, symbolises the strength of India's democracy. But critics of Vajpayee's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party say Kalam's choice was to paper over the anti-Muslim image that the government acquired after sectarian violence broke out in Gujarat state in February. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e19983a32ed55425c9149e30e6248b5c 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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Erdogan visits al-Aqsa mosque, meets Shalom
 
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SHOTLIST 1. Exterior of Al Aqsa mosque compound 2. Israeli security in the alley leading to the Al Aqsa compound 3. Religious figures awaiting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan 4. Convoy of Erdogan arriving 5. Erdogan greeting religious figures 6. Erodgan walking with group towards the compound 7. View of Al Aqsa mosque 8. Erdogan arriving at the compound of the Al Aqsa mosque accompanied by his wife 9. Erdogan entering compound 10. Erdogan entering mosque 11. Erdogan touring compound 12. Various photo opportunities of Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom and Erdogan STORYLINE Guarded by scores of Israeli and Palestinian security officials, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday visited the Al Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third-holiest site and one of the most politically sensitive areas in the region. Erdogan, in the region on a two-day visit, is meeting Palestinian leaders on Monday. He held talks with Israeli leaders on Sunday in an effort to repair strained relations with the Jewish state. In a sign of closer ties, Israel and Turkey said they would set up a hot line for instant communications on terror threats. On Monday morning, Erdogan, whose party has its roots in Turkey's Islamic movement, arrived at the disputed site in the Old City known as the Temple Mount to Jews and the Noble Sanctuary to Muslims. The site, which once held the biblical Jewish Temples and now holds Al Aqsa, is claimed by both Jews and Muslims. Erdogan was surrounded by dozens of Israeli security guards when he arrived at the compound. In his trip here, Erdogan, only the second Turkish prime minister to visit Israel, said he hoped to offer himself as a mediator in the conflict between the Palestinians and Israel. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c176bfc594a5ac1b983b3f9e67442e52 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SYND 27 6 73 IRISH ARMY ON PATROL IN EIRE
 
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(27 Jun 1973) Irish Army carry out anti IRA operations in County Armagh You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/792a17236a22961a300131990ec399af 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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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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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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US President Obama arrives in Pretoria, meets South African President Zuma
 
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AP TELEVISION 1. Wide of helicopter transporting US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama coming into land 2. Tracking shot of Obama and Michelle Obama disembarking helicopter and getting into waiting vehicle US POOL 3. Pan across Obama motorcade arriving at Union Buildings, President Jacob Zuma and his wife, First Lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma, waiting on steps 4. Cutaway of honour guards 5. Zoom in on Obamas getting out of vehicle, greeting Zuma and his wife, posing for photographs for media, then all walk up steps STORYLINE: US President Barack Obama met his South African counterpart in Pretoria. Obama flew in by helicopter with First Lady Michelle, before heading to the city's Union Buildings, where he was greeted by Jacob Zuma and his wife. They posed for photographs before heading inside the complex. Former South African leader Nelson Mandela, who remains in a critical condition in hospital, was inaugurated at the Union Buildings in 1994. He became the country's first black president after 27 years behind bars under racist rule. Obama plans to visit relatives of Mandela privately on Sarturday, but does not intend to see the critically ill anti-apartheid activist he has called a "personal hero." You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/79e0446cb680da8e3618161fcf5cc777 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Castro meets Mandela + Cuba and ANC solidarity rally
 
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Johannesburg 1. Former South African President Nelson Mandela and Cuban leader Fidel Castro standing together 2. Photographer 3. Nelson and Castro 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa "It's a very great moment for us to be visited by Fidel because what he has done for us is difficult to put in words." 5. SOUNDBITE: (Spanish) Fidel Castro, Cuban President "First because I find my dear brother Mandela better than ever in excellent health, and secondly because I find him with the same enthusiasm he's always had." 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa "And I promised him I would discuss the matter with my office to say whether I can be in Cuba even before the end of this year that we'll discuss it." 7. Castro and Mandela hugging 8. Cameraman 9. Castro stands with Blade Nzimande, Head of South African Communist Party, Nzimande lifts his sweater to show his T-shirt bearing a picture of Mandela and Castro 10. Castro and Mandela 11. Castro walking away and crowd dispersing 12. Castro gets in car 13. Mandela waves Durban 14. Interior Natal Tech college - people dancing and singing at solidarity rally for Cuba and ANC 15. People waving flags 16. Banner with Che Guevara 17. Castro walks in 18. Stage 19. Audience clapping 20. Castro talking 21. Audience clapping STORYLINE: Former South African President Nelson Mandela says he hopes to visit Cuba soon, perhaps before the end of the year. Mandela made the announcement with Cuban leader Fidel Castro at his side after talks in Johannesburg on Sunday. Castro spoke warmly of Mandela, saying he was glad to find him in such good health. The Cuban leader also met Blade Nzimande, the head of the South African Communist Party. Earlier in Durban, where he had been attending the racism summit, Castro spoke at a solidarity rally for Cuba and South Africa's A-N-C (African National Congress) party. Castro last visited South Africa in 1994, when he attended Nelson Mandela's presidential inauguration. This week's visit was be the first major road trip for Castro, 75, since a June 23 fainting spell that sparked concerns about his well-being. Castro and his aides insist his health is good. Communist Cuba began forming links with Africa in the first years after the January 1, 1959, revolutionary triumph that brought Castro to power. As early as 1964, revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara portrayed Cuba as an advocate for black Africa in its struggle against racism and colonialism. Since the collapse of apartheid, Castro has had strong links with the South African government. South African President Thabo Mbeki joined Castro during an official visit in Havana in March for the unveiling of a bust of the late anti-apartheid leader Oliver Tambo. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/35f9499025fef8370d08d2577a23d751 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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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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New Web site of historic documents marks Royal Society's 350th anniversary
 
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(30 Nov 2009) SHOTLIST AP Television Royal Society, London, UK, 26 November 2009 1. Wide taxi as it drives past the Royal Society building 2. Close-up the Royal Society sign over the doorway 3. Wide looking up at ceiling from stairwell 4. Mid tilt down ceiling to list of Presidents of the Royal Society list on wall 5. Mid pan left painting on wall to statue in front of window 6. Close-up statue of Newton in front of window 7. SOUNDBITE (English): Lord Martin Rees, President, the Royal Society and Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge "We're one of the oldest academies in the world and mainly we look forward to the future because science is ever more part of our world and part of our concerns. But we are having the luxury of looking back on our past and recording some of the highlights of the work of our fellows right back to the foundation in 1660." 8. Mid close-up of busts in front of doorway 9. SOUNDBITE (English): Lord Martin Rees, President, the Royal Society and Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge "Science is not just for scientists, it's part of everyone's culture and also everyone needs to be involved in deciding how science should be applied, because there are all kinds of priority questions and ethical questions, and scientists themselves have no particular expertise on those, but they should engage with a very wide public and that's what we try to do in the Royal Society." 10. Wide pan right people talking, documents are placed on two tables on the left and right hand sides of the room 11. Close-up pan right documents and bust placed on the table 12. Mid portrait of Sir Isaac Newton on wall 13. Close-up of portrait of Sir Isaac Newton 14. Close-up Sir Isaac Newton document, 'Theory on light and colours (1672)' 15. SOUNDBITE (English): Keith Moore, Librarian and Curator, the Royal Society "Here we have Newton's drawing of his first reflecting telescope and this is very important for the fellows because it allowed them to improve their observation of the heavens." 16. Close-up and zoom in hand turning page of Sir Isaac Newton's document, 'Theory on light and colours (1672)' 17. SOUNDBITE (English): Keith Moore, Librarian and Curator, the Royal Society "This is where Newton takes a prism and splits white light into its constituent colours, so this is really a piece of fundamental, experimental science." 18. Close-up hand pointing to prism in Sir Isaac Newton document 19. SOUNDBITE (English): Keith Moore, Librarian and Curator, the Royal Society "Here is Benjamin Franklin's account of the Philadelphia experiment written from Philadelphia in 1752. He says in it that he's noticed the European newspapers carrying accounts of this, and he writes the Royal Society to give a true account of the experiment. He begins by telling Fellows how to construct a kite made of silk, because of course a paper kite would fall apart in a thunder storm, and then the experiment is conducted, culminating in Franklin holding his knuckle close to the key tied to the kite and the hairs on the back of his knuckle standing up, and then he realises that lightning is of an electrical nature." 19. Close-up hand turning page of Benjamin Franklin's document, 'Flying a kite in an electrical storm (1752)' SOUNDBITE (English): Keith Moore, Librarian and Curator, the Royal Society "Here we have another famous Fellow of the Royal Society, Captain James Cook, who of course explored Australia on his first voyage in the endeavour. Here he is, returning home from the Resolution voyage, one of the Resolution voyages, and detailing how he kept his crew healthy by using sauerkraut in order to prevent scurvy amongst his naval crew." 20. Mid zoom in portrait of Robert Boyle on wall You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/4cf9be52033e35d130a67665db358eb1 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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Former US President G. Bush meets Thailand King
 
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1. Wide of former U.S. President George Bush arriving at the Grand Palace of Bangkok with his wife Barbara 2. Wide of former President Bush entering the Grand Palace of Bangkok with his wife 3. Wide with pan of former President of US George Bush with his wife Barbara meeting King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej 4. Wide of Bush, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, Queen Sirikit of Thailand, Barbara Bush, and Crown Princess Sirindhorn meeting 5. Close up of Bush 6. Pan to King of Thailand and guests sitting down 7. Wide of Bush and King Bhumibol Adulyadej talking 8. Mid of Bush and the King talking 9. Close of Bush 10. Close of King Bhumibol Adulyadej 11. Mid of (left to right) Queen Sirikit, Barbara Bush and Princess Sirindhorn sat talking 12. Various of Bush and King of Thailand and wives exchanging presents 13. Wide of King and Bush walking across room to greet dignitaries 14. Mid of Bush shaking hands with Thai Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont 15. Wide of the meeting in the Palace STORYLINE: Former U.S. President George Bush and his wife Barbara joined the King and Queen of Thailand at the Chakri Maha Prasart Throne Hall in the Grand Palace in Bangkok on Monday. Bush, acting as a special envoy for his son, U.S. President George Bush, arrived in Bangkok on Sunday with his wife for a three-day official visit to deliver the U.S. message of goodwill for the 60th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the Thailand throne. Their official visit is a reflection of long, cordial ties between the two countries. King Bhumibol Adulyadej - the world's longest-reigning monarch - is scheduled to host a formal dinner at the royal palace for his American guests, according to U.S. embassy officials and the Foreign Ministry. Bush is the third former U.S. President to visit Thailand this year, following the visits of Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. Former President Bush was to be escorted to the dinner by Thai Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont whom he met in the Throne Hall. Surayud became Thailand's interim prime minister after a 19 September coup that Washington criticised as a setback to democracy. The coup ousted elected Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was widely accused of corruption and abuse of power. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b00dc1d955e11b1dd9105185314a7e25 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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HONG KONG: THE LAST DAY OF BRITISH COLONIAL RULE UPDATE
 
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Cant/Eng/Nat Hong Kong woke up to the last day of British colonial rule on Monday. With only hours to go, the last touches were being put on preparations to hand Hong Kong back to the Chinese after 156 years of British rule. But the handover ceremony has been fraught with political wranglings -- with high ranking officials from both China and Britain refusing to attend celebrations on each side. The last dawn of an era is about to fade into history. When the sun rises again, Hong Kong will be under Chinese rule. Shortly after sun up, the soldiers of the Black Watch, one of Britain's most famous fighting regiments, raised the Union Jack for the last time. It was a moment tinged with sadness. The flag of Britain was first raised here 156 years ago by Royal Naval officers who scrambled ashore to claim Hong Kong for Queen and country. A century and a half later, many Hong Kong residents queued for hours just to get the post office stamp of the British Crown on their mail. For other Hong Kong Chinese, though, the day started as usual: with Tai-chi in the park. It has been a nostalgic last few days for the British Governor Chris Patten: everything that he has done has been for the last time. In the last 24 hours, Britain has staged some final flourishes. Prince Charles bestowed knighthoods on three of the colony's luminaries. U-S Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright and the British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook, met to exchange views about Hong Kong. Both Britain and the U-S have been among the most vehement critics of Chinese threats to roll back freedoms in the territory. But the British Foreign Secretary expressed hopes that differences over Hong Kong wouldn't eclipse Britain's improving relations with China. SOUNDBITE: (English) \"Yes we do want a new start with Beijing. We want to be able to deal with each other as major players on the international scene and also as countries that have quite a strong and developing economic link. Of course central to that relationship will be Hong Kong. We see Hong Kong as potentially a bridge, not a barrier between ourselves and China.\" SUPER CAPTION: Robin Cook, British Foreign Secretary The new guard arrived on Monday: China's Foreign Secretary Qian Qichen flew in -- the highest Chinese official to attend Britain's lavish ceremonies overnight. But there is another side to the pomp and ceremony. During the handover, protesters will be allowed to gather at two sites. A handful of demonstrators moved into position on Sunday evening with banners calling for the release of Chinese dissidents. And Martin Lee, one of Hong Kong's most outspoken democrats, said that Beijing's dismantling of Hong Kong's democratically elected Legislative Council (known as LegCo) would not go unprotested. SOUNDBITE: (Cantonese) \"If we are not let in at midnight on the 1st to the balcony of the LEGCO (Legislative Council) building to make our statement, we plan to bring our own ladder to go up there.\" SUPER CAPTION: Martin Lee, Democratic Party And, on the streets of Hong Kong, a few token pro-democracy banners: which many here are hoping will not be the final flutter of democracy in Hong Kong. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/0b443b62d1d283791db49f6ac5f826e0 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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President Bush ducks as man throws shoes at him in protest
 
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George W Bush got a size-10 reminder of the fervent opposition to his policies when a man threw two shoes at him - one after another - during a news conference with Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. 1. US President George W. Bush speaking at podium, standing next to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki 2. Zoom out, Bush shaking hands with al-Maliki 3. Bush starting to speak, man identified as Muntadar al-Zeidi, correspondent for Al-Baghdadiya television, stands up and throws shoe at Bush, Bush ducks. Pull back wide, man throws second shoe, Bush ducks. Security hold man on the floor UPSOUND: shouting 4. Slow Motion sequence of man throwing shoes STORYLINE His legacy forever linked to an unpopular war, President George W. Bush visited Iraq under intense security on Sunday and declared that the long, hard conflict was necessary to protect the United States and give Iraqis hope. But he got a size-10 reminder of the fervent opposition to his policies when a man threw two shoes at him - one after another - during a news conference with Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. This is the end," shouted the man, later identified as Muntadar al-Zeidi, a correspondent for Al-Baghdadiya television, an Iraqi-owned station based in Cairo, Egypt. Bush ducked both throws. Neither leader was hit. In Iraqi culture, throwing shoes at someone is a sign of contempt - Iraqis whacked a statue of Saddam Hussein with their shoes after US Marines toppled it to the ground after the 2003 invasion. "All I can report," Bush joked after the incident, "is a size 10." The US president visited the Iraqi capital just 37 days before he hands the war off to President-elect Barack Obama, who has pledged to end it. Keyword wacky bizarre You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/afc0913af6350bb0621a548d9e1a1b4e Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Shanghai leaders meet the Iranian president, watch fireworks
 
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1. Exterior shot of boat floating in front of extravagantly lit Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower 2. Boat with lights 3. Interior shot of SCO member nation leaders walking onto boat (left to right - Hu Jintao - President of China, Kurmanbek Bakiyev - President of Kyrgyzstan, Vladimir Putin - President of Russia, and Nursultan Nazarbayev President of Kazakhstan 4. SCO member leaders sitting waiting for observer nation leaders 5. Lui Yongqing, Chinese President Hu Jintao's wife 6. Handshake between Hu Jintao and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian President 7. Putin walking to shake hands with Ahmadinejad 8. Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan President greeting Hu and wife 9. Hamid Karzai, Afghan President sitting with Nambaryn Enkhbayar, Mongolian President 10. Islam Karimov, President of Uzbekistan, and Emomali Rakhmonov, President of Tajikstan sitting together 11. Exterior of boat with leaders inside 12. Boat with cityscape behind - erupts into fireworks display 13. Fireworks STORYLINE: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member nation leaders and observer nation delegates met on Wednesday on the eve of the 2006 SCO meetings. After greeting each other they officially kicked things off with a huge fireworks display. Member states include Tajikistan, Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan and also China and Russia who are the dominant voices in this relatively new regional organisation. This year Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Iran are all attending as observers. Iran has observed at the regional meeting before, but this is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's first visit to China - in fact it is his first official visit to a non-Islamic nation as President. With Iran negotiating fiercely with the West on nuclear energy and weapons, Ahmadinejad is expected to hold meetings on the sidelines with China and Russia about their stance on the nuclear issue. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), grew out of a regional get together 10 years ago called the "Shanghai Five". The main focus at the time was resolving border conflicts among the neighbours. The SCO has become a practical discussion place for efforts to fight religious extremism and separatism in the region. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/7855d6038236d566510118123d8c161f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Iraqi forces capture IS group positions near Tel Afar
 
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(23 Aug 2017) An Iraqi military commander says Iraqi forces have captured two neighbourhoods from the Islamic State group in the militant-held northern town of Tal Afar. Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, who commands the operation, says that special forces have dislodged IS militants from al-Kifah al-Janoubi on the southwestern edge of the town. He says federal police and paramilitary units took al-Kifah al-Shamali on the town's northwestern edge. On Wednesday, Iraqi troops were seen at Kesik junction on the main road connecting Mosul to Tal Afar. Wednesday's development comes just days after the push on Tal Afar was launched, a month after Iraq declared victory over IS in Mosul, the country's second largest city. Tal Afar is located about 150 kilometers, or 93 miles, from Syria's border. It's among the last IS-held towns in Iraq, though the group still controls the towns of Hawija, Qaim, Rawa and Ana. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d6d68820dc87333efde0481a0d24af67 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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INDIA: KUMBH MELA FESTIVAL: FOREIGNERS
 
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English/Nat XFA Millions of people are converging at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad in preparation for the most auspicious bathing day during the once-in-12 years festival, one of the world's largest religious gatherings. The spiritual Olympics is attracting scores of foreigners, many of whom have begun to believe in the soul-purification power of the Kumbh experience. Hope for instant nirvana is driving many of them to take the plunge and go for a holy dip. The chilly morning fog at the Kumbh festival echoes with religious chants....and the blaze of amber lights along the bank of Holy Ganges adds to the mystique. It is like a cosmic vision - spiritual and purifying. The pilgrims start early for their first bath of the day. It is believed that bathing during Kumbh cleanses the soul of all sins, past and present and leads to salvation. The most auspicious day for bathing falls on January 24. The ritual of prayers follows the holy dip. Families get together at the river bank and offer prayers to seek divine blessings. Among the unending stream of visitors to the Kumbh festival are a large number of foreigners. Like (M) millions of other believers, many of them come in search for the elixir of life - believed to be found at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati. For many, the spiritual journey to Allahabad is as sacred as that for a devout Hindu. SOUNDBITE (English) "I have asked for purification of all the sins I have committed because I have definitely have not lived without sin. But I have tried to live the right and higher path and I plan to take another holy dip on the 24th. I think it is important if you are going to be here to do this. I think a lot of Westerners are afraid to do this because of the perception that the water is dirty. But I just know that God has made that water pure and clean and you know ..if I am going to be here, I'd like to bathe everyday but...at least twice...may be more." SUPER CAPTION: Chris Iverson, USA/Switzerland The exotic imagery of the Kumbh may have drawn the curious, but once here they want to go the whole hog, bathing and all. For many, the attraction lies in the staggering number of pilgrims. It is after all the biggest gathering of spiritual seekers on earth. Add that to the presence of mystical and mystifying holy men - and the fascination is complete. SOUNDBITE (English) "It's so big ...and the feeling is very big also...you just...when you go over the bridge even in your car when you arrive, you just have the ...rise from down there....it is really big." SUPER CAPTION: Sina, Denmark SOUNDBITE ( Danish ) translation not available SUPER CAPTION: Sina, Denmark SOUNDBITE (French) "You know that the Indian civilisation is the oldest in the world and it has never stopped, never known interruption in its existence unlike other ancient civilisations. This civilisation will never stop because it's not just one civilisation, not just one culture, it's part of eternity. Whatever the texts are, this tradition is inscribed in the nature of things. I ask all French people, especially practising, to not miss an opportunity of such a spiritual bathing which will open their spirit and facilitate their evolution." SUPER CAPTION: Swami Nataraj Saraswati, Algeria SOUNDBITE (Portuguese) "Yes, it's possible that India is a very special place, for many reasons, but you have to live with a destiny, with an aim and that's what really wins you over, it's worth it" SUPER CAPTION: Marco, Brazil Along with sadhus and believers, also present at the Kumbh are animals associated with Hindu mythology. Animal worship is common in India and the elephant is treated with reverence by Hindu devotees. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/dcd6e707182cb035448f43aca781359a Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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WRAP Palestinian leader with Indian PM and Musharraf
 
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Islamabad, Pakistan 1. Presidential House, Aiwan-e Sadr 2. Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz coming out of archway to greet Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas 3. President Musharraf greeting Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas, Aziz greets Abbas 4. Guard of honour 5. Soldiers, band playing behind 6. Close up Abbas 7. Mid shot of Musharraf, Abbas and Aziz being saluted by guards 8. Soldier raising sword 9. Abbas greeting guards 10. Musharraf walking with Abbas 11. Pakistani military 12. Musharraf shaking hands with Abbas 13. Close up handshake, pulls out as leaders walk away 14. Exterior of Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz's house 15. Abbas and Aziz handshake, zooms in to hands 16. Abbas, pulls out to handshake, walk off 17. Mid shot Abbas, flanked by Aziz and Pakistani Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, speaking to journalists 18. SOUNDBITE: (Arabic) Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Prime Minister: "Regarding the role which Pakistan can play (in the Middle East Peace Process), we did not discuss the details but we will look at how Pakistan can help us in resolving the issues. We believe that as America and Europe and other nations are helping us to reactivate the peace process, so too can Pakistan play a greater role. As I said, we haven't discussed the details but we will see how Pakistan can be effective." 19. Wide of Abbas and Aziz seated talking Delhi, India 20. Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shaking hands, both leaders sit down 21. Palestinian delegation at meeting 22. Mid shot Abbas 23. Mid shot Singh 24. Pan from Indian delegation to wide of meeting STORYLINE: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas made his first visit to both India and neighbouring Pakistan on Thursday as part of an Asian tour. Abbas arrived at a military airport near Islamabad and held talks with President Gen. Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad after a red-carpet reception and guard of honour. Abbas talked to Musharraf at his official residence for talks on the stalled Middle East peace process. Later, Abbas met with Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and other senior government officials. "We believe that as America and Europe and other nations are helping us to reactivate the peace process, so too can Pakistan play a greater role", said Abbas. Abbas added that the details of "how Pakistan can be effective" had not yet been discussed. Musharraf, a key ally of the United States in the "War Against Terror", promised support and said Pakistan is always with "our brothers", the Palestinians. Pakistan has no diplomatic ties with Israel and demands that the Jewish state end its occupation of Palestinian territory and give Palestinians the right to an independent homeland with Jerusalem as its capital. Later on Thursday Abbas arrived in India for talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the situation in the Middle East. India has traditionally supported the Palestinian people's right to a state . The Indian government says it believes in the need for a just, comprehensive and lasting Middle East peace based on UN resolutions, and on a roadmap to peace drafted by the United Nations, the United States, the European Union and Russia. Direct two-way trade between India and the Palestinian territories amounts to nearly 20 (m) US dollars (euro15 million) a year. India also has been pursuing a policy of improving ties with Israel, but saying that will not come at the cost of ignoring Palestinians' aspirations. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/0a553aa8f6e2587a4e3f3aa4a0c50d3f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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KENYA: REACTION TO SENTENCE GIVEN TO KOIGI WA WAMWERE
 
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Swahili/Nat Reaction to the sentencing of prominent Kenyan dissident, Koigi wa Wamwere, has brought international condemnation. The London-based human rights group Amnesty International says the charges were fabricated and the evidence questionable. Wamwere narrowly missed the death sentence he's been sentenced to four years in prison and six lashes with a cane. Wamwere was convicted of attempted robbery in connection with what the government said was an attack on a police station in 1993. The 19-month trial is being seen as a test of how far President Daniel Arap Moi's government is prepared to go in using the criminal system to silence opposition. Wamwere, a former member of parliament, says he is being persecuted for his political beliefs. He had been imprisoned four times earlier and held for long periods without trial. Wamwere is seen as a threat because he is a Kikuyu, Kenya's largest tribe, and draws a large following from the Rift Valley. Human rights groups say government-organized violence has left thousands of Kikuyu homeless in the Rift Valley. Wamwere recently allied himself with Safina, the opposition group formed by paleontologist Richard Leakey. The government has delayed registering the group as a political party. Wamwere was barred from entering the court to hear his own sentence. His lawyers were also impeded for several minutes by riot police, but eventually made it into court. Judge William Tuiyot summarized his ruling by saying he agreed with the majority of the evidence put forward by the state prosecution. He labelled most of the key witnesses called by the defence as "liars". Minutes before passing sentence, defence lawyer Paul Muite attempted to make a last minute plea, but was ordered to sit down by the judge. SOUNDBITE: "Accused one, two and three is here by sentenced to four years imprisonment and with 3 strokes." SUPER CAPTION: Judge William Tuiyot The sentencing did not satisfy State Council Oriri Onyangu who has appealed. SOUNDBITE: "Your honour I wish to apply for certified copies of the proceedings and the judgement in this case in order to brief the attorney general for directions on the possibility of lodging an appeal with this judgement." SUPER CAPTION: Oriri Onyangu, State Council Defense Lawyer Paul Muite also promised to appeal the verdict. Wamwere's mother, Monica wa Wamwere, was in tears at the trial. Western observers at the trial were also not satisfied with the final verdict. SOUNDBITE: (Question: What are your views on the sentence? (Answer:) "There should not have been any." SUPER CAPTION: Christian Danbolt, Norwegian Charge de Affairs Nor were members of Kenya's Safina opposition party. SOUNDBITE: (Question: Do you feel justice has been achieved here?) ( Answer:) "My comments on the whole conduct of this case are totally unprintable. It has been a disgrace from the beginning to the end." SUPER CAPTION: Robert Shaw, Founding Member of Safina The verdict will prevent Wamwere from participating in the 1997 general elections. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/caed1511da16529c29bc4429bc19cff6 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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William and Kate at gala dinner for children's charity
 
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(9 Jun 2011) SHOTLIST ++RUSHES FOR THIS STORY ON TAPE NUMBER GEN2033 - Duration 27 Mins++ 1. Wide of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arriving at Kensington Palace for charity gala dinner 2. William and Kate posing for photographers and entering building 3. Various of William and Kate chatting with guests 4. Tilt up of Kate's dress 5. Mid of William talking to guests 6. Various close ups of William and Kate 7. Wide of gala dinner 8. Wide of William and Kate arriving for dinner 9. Prince William walking towards podium, UPSOUND: applause and wolf-whistling 10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Duke of Cambridge: "This new, joint initiative is based on our shared vision and commitment to transform lives of thousands of young people. I know that I'm very fortunate. I've had a good education, a secure home and a loving and supporting family. So many young people, however, do not have this advantages, and, as a result, can lack the confidence and knowledge to realise their full potential." 11. Cutaway of audience 12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Duke of Cambridge: "Programmes from this partnership will raise aspirations, broaden horizons and encourage young people to achieve what may have seem to them unachievable." 13. Mid of people attending the dinner 14. SOUNDBITE: (English) Duke of Cambridge: "With your help ARK (Absolute Return for Kids) and the Foundation (the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry) are committed to a four-year programme. It would generate opportunities in education for young people in the United Kingdom and than later expand beyond our shores, initially to projects in sub-Saharan Africa." 15. Prince William walking back to his seat STORYLINE The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a black-tie banquet at Kensington Palace in London on Thursday evening. The event was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the ARK (Absolute Return for Kids) charity, in association with the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry. The royal foundation provides charitable grants by raising sustainable funds. William and Kate were greeted by Arpad Busson, the co-founder of ARK and than went on to chat with his guests. In his speech before the dinner the Duke of Cambridge announced a joint venture between ARK and the Foundation with the ambition "to transform lives of thousands of young people" in the UK and Africa. "Programmes from this partnership will raise aspirations, broaden horizons and encourage young people to achieve what may have seem to them unachievable," prince said in his speech. His wife Katherine listened to the speech with host of stars who were sitting at her and Prince's table, including Colin Firth, the Oscar-winning actor for his role in the King's Speech. Elizabeth Murdoch, the daughter of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, and Turner Prize winning sculptor Anish Kapoor. "I know that I am very fortunate. I had a good education, a secure home and a loving and supportive family. So many young people, however, do not have these advantages and, as a result, can lack the confidence and knowledge to realise their full potential," said prince William. The initiative, William said, would be a four-year programme. "It would generate opportunities in education for young people in the United Kingdom and than later expand beyond our shores, initially to projects in sub-Saharan Africa," he added. UK media reported that guests at the dinner paid 10-thousand pounds (16-thousand US dollars) for each ticket. The gala dinner was Prince William and his new wife's first official engagement as a married couple. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b40b58264086f294a25c1cf106fc4ec0 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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UK: JAPANESE EMPEROR AKIHITO & EMPRESS MICHIKO VISIT
 
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Japanese/English Former prisoners of war in Britain will on Thursday take their protest to the gates of Downing Street and deliver a letter to the prime minister before a visit by Emperor Akihito. It will be their fourth protest in three days as they continue to haunt the emperor during his visit. On Wednesday, Emperor Akihito managed to keep his composure as he was dogged by protesters during his visit to Wales. Former POWs also turned up later in the day as the emperor and his wife attended a white-tie dinner in London's financial district hosted by the Lord Mayor of London. The shouts of about 30 former civilian prisoners could be heard over the bagpipers welcoming the Emperor and Empress to London's Guildhall on Wednesday night. But once again, Emperor Akihito took the demonstrators in stride, continuing with his official duties, including inspecting the honour guard stationed outside Guildhall. It was the second day of protests over Akihito's state visit to the U-K, a visit which was at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II. His trip has angered former prisoners of war in Britain, who are demanding a formal apology for Japan's treatment of them in the Second World War. But the host of the Guildhall banquet - London's Lord Mayor, Alderman Richard Nichols - assured his Japanese guests that they were very welcome. He added that Britain and Japan both wished to see a stable climate for investment. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Our countries have common interests and aspirations and we both wish to see a stable and prosperous world where investment in free trade and industrial services and products thrive." SUPER CAPTION: London's Lord Mayor, Alderman Richard Nichols At a Buckingham Palace banquet on Tuesday, Akihito had alluded to the protests, saying he and the empress could never forget the suffering of so many people during the war. During his speech at Guildhall 24 hours later, he said he hoped his visit would bring Britain and Japan closer together. SOUNDBITE: (Japanese) "The relationship between the two countries has developed into something important, not just in the economy or finance, but both countries can make contributions to each other. It is a development that I could not have expected during my first visit." SUPER CAPTION: Emperor Akihito Japan's Kyodo News Agency has quoted Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto as saying that the emperor has done his best to express his own thoughts frankly without getting involved in politics. Hashimoto reportedly added that he hoped the Emperor's feelings would be accepted by the British people. But that hasn't been the case. Earlier on Wednesday, dozens of former prisoners-of-war turned their backs on Akihito as he arrived in Wales, the main centre of Japan's massive investment in Britain. The POWs have vowed to protest for the duration of the Emperor's stay in Britain. Later on Thursday, they will take their protest to 10, Downing Street where they will hand a letter to Prime Minister Tony Blair. The protesters have rejected his attempts at reconciliation. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Tony Blair said yesterday give him a warm welcome. I think he must be out of his tiny mind." SUPER CAPTION: Former P-O-W The emperor is due to attend a reception and lunch hosted by the prime minister at Downing Street on Thursday. The POWs have promised they'll be there to continue their campaign for an apology from Akihito and compensation from the Japanese government. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/7f906577f97620b27b64462d71374067 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UPITN 2 7 79 OLIVER TAMBO SPEAKING AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN LUSAKA
 
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(2 Jul 1979) South African anti-apartheid fighter Oliver Tambo speaking at a press conference in Lusaka, Zambia. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/fe01e87d77c31df2e96360075e5917ec Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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USA: NOBEL PRIZE FOR CHEMISTRY AWARDED TO SCIENTIST ZEWAIL
 
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Los Angeles, USA, 12 October 1999 The Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to an Egyptian-American for his pioneering work with lasers. Scientist, Ahmed Zewail has shown that a rapid-firing laser can observe the motion of atoms in a molecule, during chemical reactions. The Nobel Prize is the latest in a series of plaudits offered to Zewail and his colleagues at the California Institute of Technology for work in this field. It was congratulations all round when Ahmed Zewail arrived at work on Tuesday morning The 53-year-old scientist had just found out that he had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work capturing ultrafast snapshots of atomic reactions. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Well in the excited state as they say, I feel well, very, very well. (Q) Did you expect it? You can never expect a Nobel Prize, nobody ever expects a Nobel Prize. People tell you that you can get it but you never expect a Nobel Prize so it was very thrilling to get the call at 5.30 this morning. (Q) What happened with the telephone call? Well the Royal Swedish Academy, the secretary-general called and he said 'I'm sorry to wake you up and I have some good news' and then he told me about the award and the significance and so on. (Q) How did you feel when you got off the phone? Did you jump in the air? I went and kissed my wife and kissed my children and she made a cup of coffee and the phone did not stop until now. It just did not stop." SUPER CAPTION: Ahmed Zewail, Nobel Laureate Colleagues who work with Zewail are elated at the award and say he's a deserving recipient. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Yeah I was excited, I woke up at six and went and turned on the computer and went on-line and there he was, Ahmed Zewail, it was unbelievable. I'm really excited, I'm so happy and I'm one hundred percent sure he deserves it, it's great." SUPER CAPTION: SOUNDBITE: (English) "He did some very good experiments in the late 80s and he's the founder of the field. Now there's hundreds of groups all over the world doing the same thing and I think many people didn't believe it was possible but he showed it was and now it's a standard thing, text-books, conferences, everywhere." SUPER CAPTION: Zewails' development known as femtochemistry, uses ultra-fast lasers to measure the movement of atoms during chemical reactions. His ground-breaking research has helped explain the way the human eye adjusts to the dark and the way plants convert light to food in photosynthesis. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Until the work at CalTech you could not really see them in real time, you could not see the motion of the atoms." SUPER CAPTION: Ahmed Zewail, Nobel Laureate Zewail grew up in Egypt and got his first science degree from Alexandria University in 1967. From there he went to the United States, where he earned a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He then performed research at the University of California in Berkeley and was appointed to CalTech's faculty in 1976. Zewail and his team have been showered with honours over the years, the Nobel prize is the latest. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/31443ed802a63e1639b8f6b031fcb92c Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Philippine farmer promotes bio farming
 
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SHOTLIST Laguna, Philippines - November 2005 1. Organic farmer Gil Carandang (in white shirt) with tomato plants at organic vegetable garden 2. Tomato plant, Caradang weeding plant 3. Caretaker spraying Carandang's micro-organisms mixture on tomato plants 4. Carandang giving seminar 5. Mid of Carandang giving seminar UPSOUND (English) Gil Carandang, organic farmer: "Nothing goes in, nothing goes out..." 6. Various of seminar attendees made up of farmers and entrepreneurs 7. Seminar in progress 8. Seminar attendees, pull focus to close up of pink flower 9. SOUNDBITE: (English) Gil Carandang, organic farmer: "One of the two major problems or concern of any farmer..." 10. Carandang showing where he stores micro-organisms, pan down to containers where micro-organisms stored UPSOUND (English) Gil Carandang, organic farmer: "So we use milk." 11. Close up of forest microbes on cooked rice 12. UPSOUND (English) Gil Carandang, organic farmer: "Looking at it, you can see soil, you can see organic matter..." 13. Container where beneficial microbes thriving (blue bucket), Carandang showing how microbes are 'grown' 14. Close up of bottled form of micro-organisms 15. Close up of another of Carandang's products in bottled form with beneficial indigenous micro-organisms 16. SOUNDBITE (English) Armando Aquino, agricultural researcher and consultant "Actually, the first time they use it of course, the yield is quite lower..." Batangas, Philippines - November, 2005 17. Farmers harvesting sugarcane at Luna sugarcane plantation 18. Farmer and caretaker Carlos Andaya, zoom out farmer cutting sugarcane 19. Close up cut sugarcane 20. Farmers harvesting sugarcane 21. SOUNDBITE (Tagalog) Carlos Andaya, farmer and caretaker at Luna Sugarcane Plantation: "It has a big difference..." Laguna, Philippines - November, 2005 22. Carandang at vegetable garden 23. Vegetable patch 24. SOUNDBITE: (English) Gil Carandang, organic farmer: "I wanted to provide an alternative farming system..." 25. Plant growing 26. Farmland SUGGESTED LEAD-IN As environmental awareness grows, sustainable and organic farming is gaining popularity. One way farmers in the Philippines are avoiding chemical fertilisers is by using safe micro-organisms. They're not only inexpensive, but they help increase productivity and soil quality. VOICE-OVER: Tomatoes are one of the organic crops grown in the Philippines. And it's largely thanks to this man, Gil Caradang. He aims to spread the organic farming message -- especially the use of micro-organisms. He runs seminars for farmers at his farm near the capital Manila. UPSOUND (English) "Nothing goes in nothing goes out. Whatever you take from the land you have to put it back." SUPER CAPTION: Gil Carandang, organic farmer: Carandang hopes his seminars encourage farmers to use alternatives to chemicals. By showing them how to improve soil with microbes, he hopes to help them reduce farming costs -- and to protect the environment. SOUNDBITE (English) "One of the two major problems or concern of any farmer is one, to improve soil fertility and second is the control of pest and diseases. These beneficial microbes is very pivotal in improving soil fertility and pest control for the simple reason that the microbes help in breaking down available food in a particular ecosystem that make it available to the plant.". SUPER CAPTION: Gil Carandang, organic farmer UPSOUND "So we use milk." SUPER CAPTION: Gil Carandang, organic farmer This is how the microbes are cultivated. No fancy techniques -- just bacteria and fungi gathered from a local forest, mixed with everyday ingredients. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d160b558ff3a2a49d50070b1a5244fa4 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Putin's 1st Inauguration - 2000 | Today In History | 7 May 17
 
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On May 7, 2000, President Vladimir Putin took the oath of office in Russia’s first democratic transfer of power. Vladimir Putin took the oath of office, becoming Russia's second democratically elected president at a lavish ceremony in a former czarist throne room in the Kremlin. Putin took the oath in the ornate Andreyevsky Hall as hundreds of top officials and political leaders watched. Standing next to him was Russia's first president, Boris Yeltsin. With his right hand on a copy of the 1993 Russian Constitution, 47-year old Putin took the oath of office. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b01718d8dc5ee62f2d0bea7b0e15aef5 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Presidential candidates on the campaign trail
 
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1. Philippine presidential candidate Fernando Poe Jr. with running mate Loren Legarda on stage at rally to launch election campaign 2. Wide shot of cheering crowd in auditorium - pans 3. Wide shot of Poe on stage with crowd 4. Supporters in audience shouting (English): "F-P-J (Fernando Poe Jr.)" 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Fernando Poe Jr., Philippine presidential candidate: "We need a leadership that will apply the rule of law. We need a leadership that has political will. We need a leadership that inspires confidence, not fear (crowd cheers)." 6. Wide shot of Poe and fellow campaigners on stage with ticker tape falling 7. Close-up of Poe 8. Presidential candidate Raul Roco at school campus - zooms in on Roco with arms raised in air 9. Crowd watching 10. Roco walking through crowd shaking hands - pans STORYLINE: Election posters went up and candidates addressed their first rallies as the traditionally festive - and often violent - Philippine presidential campaign opened on Tuesday. The May 10 poll promises to be the most contentious since the 1986 snap election that led to the downfall of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and restoration of democracy, according to local media. The main rival to incumbent Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is movie star Fernando Poe Jr. who kicked off his campaign at an indoor stadium in Manila's Pasay district packed with about 20-thousand supporters. Poe's spokesman said the event, with its giant video screens and fellow celebrities was "tailored for television". The actor is a 64-year-old high school dropout who is courting mostly poor voters who helped elect his friend and fellow film star, Joseph Estrada in 1998. Poe says he wants to restore confidence in government. But he's said very little of his programme and has avoided media questions, raising concerns over his lack of inexperience. Currently lying in third place in voters surveys is prominent former Senator Raul Roco. He opened his campaign in a more subdued style, spending time with university students in the capital. Roco served as Arroyo's education secretary before the two fell out. He has a clean reputation and has fared well in popularity surveys, but lacks the backing of traditional political parties. The elections are already off to a bad start. A multi-million (m) U-S-dollar scandal has scuttled plans to use computers for the first time to speed up - and clean up - the ballot count. Notoriously slow hand-counting, which has fostered vote-rigging and violence in the past, will be used again instead. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/cd1d03002d534d02ac13778762c83fbb Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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18th century paintings restored to original quality
 
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(2 Jul 2012) US ART SOURCE: AP TELEVISION RESTRICTIONS: HORIZONS CLIENTS ONLY LENGTH: 4:36 Washington, DC - June 18, 2012 1. Zoom in from four portraits by Gilbert Stuart in the conservation lab at the National Gallery of Art to Stuart's "Vaughan-Sinclair" portrait of George Washington 2. Close-up of Stuart's portrait of second President of the United States, John Adams 3. Close-up of Stuart's portrait of Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Joanna Dunn, Conservator, National Gallery of Art: "All old master paintings were varnished by the artist, usually, or his dealer, and the reason for the varnish was to saturate the colours and also to protect the paint. With time, the varnish turns yellow, just as varnish on your floor would turn yellow. When that happens, it changes all the colours in the painting, so it no longer looks the way it did when the artist painted it. Our goal is to bring the painting back to how it looked when the artist finished it and how the artist wanted it to be seen." 5. Wide of inside conservation lab 6. Mid of Stuart portraits of John and Abigail Adams 7. Wide of four Stuart portraits 8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Joanna Dunn, Conservator, National Gallery of Art: "This is a portrait of Luke White by Gilbert Stuart. It has a very yellow varnish on the surface." 9. Close-up on portrait of Luke White, revealing sections which have been partially stripped of varnish 10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Joanna Dunn, Conservator, National Gallery of Art: "I've removed the varnish from this square here and this square here. And you can see that the cravat was a much brighter white and his coat was actually blue, not this greyish green we see here."" ++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID WITH SHOTS OF PORTRAIT++ 11. Mid of Dunn using swab to remove varnish from portrait of Luke White 12. Close-up of portrait with swab 13. SOUNDBITE: (English) Joanna Dunn, Conservator, National Gallery of Art: "I think if you look closely right here you can see this thick brush stroke right here. And you have similar brush strokes over here but we can't see it because the varnish is obscuring it." ++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID WITH SHOTS OF PORTRAIT++ 14. STILL of Stuart's "Vaughan-Sinclair" portrait of George Washington before cleaning 15. STILL of Stuart's "Vaughan-Sinclair" portrait after cleaning 16. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nancy Anderson, Curator, British and American Paintings, National Gallery of Art: "What's emerged now that time's varnish is gone is everything we knew to be true and more. You get to see the virtuoso technique 'cause nothing's obscuring it anymore. And, you can see here, just on Washington, how many painters can do five-o'clock shadow that looks like that? And still not have it be obtrusive." 17. Close tilt up of "Vaughan-Sinclair" portrait 18. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nancy Anderson, Curator, British and American Paintings, National Gallery of Art: "What we know is that Washington was somewhat impatient during the sittings. He did not particularly enjoy sitting for perhaps, any artist, Stuart. He had other things to do. So, there's a kind of impatience I think in some of the images. This one, I think he seems to be fully engaged with the artist, especially after the cleaning, you can see the eyes much better than we, than we could before." 19. Various of Joanna Dunn working on restoring portrait 21. Close-up of paint palette 22. Close-up of Dunn at work, UPSOUND: (English) "Gilbert Stuart liked textured canvases, so the paint is missing from the highest points, which is where the fibres crossed. So, I'm literally just dotting in a dot the size of where the canvas crossed, so smaller than the head of a pin." 23. Close-up of brush working on canvas tear LEADIN ==== You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/fb04831405a52cf56ac2e0f3d42e2141 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Russian Pres Vladimir Putin arrives at Bush home in Maine - 2007
 
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1. Russian President Vladimir Putin and former US President George Bush getting out of helicopter and walking towards car and getting in 2. Car driving away 3. Putin flanked by US President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, greeting Barbara Bush, former US First Lady and giving both ladies bouquets, pull out to wide, zoom in to Bush, Bush senior and Putin, pan to First ladies 4. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice going to Putin and greeting him, Putin greeting other officials 5. The two presidents walking up stairs and entering house, zoom out to wide of property STORYLINE: Relations are rocky between President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin, but their meeting began Sunday with handshakes and smiles, and flowers and kisses from Putin for first lady Laura Bush and Bush's mother. Bush waited at his family's Maine seacoast estate as his father, former President George H.W. Bush, met Putin at a nearby airport and rode with the Russian leader in a helicopter to the compound. Emerging from a limousine, Putin handed large bouquets of flowers to Laura Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush, then kissed them on both cheeks. "It's pretty casual up here - unstructured," Bush said about the setting for his talks with Putin. Bush knows what he wants from the visit: convince Putin that a U.S. missile defence system in Eastern Europe would not threaten Russia. Bring the Kremlin behind tough new penalties aimed at Iran's suspected nuclear weapons programme. Generally defrost relations. What the Russian president seeks is less clear. Putin requested a meeting with Bush before going to Guatemala, where Olympic officials are picking a host city for the 2014 winter games. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/37d84ad2e01b95be6d655f9323284ae5 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Flags of all 25 EU members raised together for first time
 
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(1 May 2004) 1. Irish presidential palace 2. Guard of honour 3. Various shots of the 25 flags raising, UPSOUND: "Ode to Joy", Beethoven''s Ninth Symphony, Europe''s official anthem 4. Various shots of the new EU blue flag with 25 yellow stars, UPSOUND of the "Ode to Joy" 5. Various shots of European leaders applauding and greeting each other 6. Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski hugging Irish Prime Minister and current President of the European Council Bertie Ahern 7. British Prime-Minister Tony Blair kissing Tassos Papadopoulos, Cyprus'' President 8. Ceremony 9. European leaders climbing up to a platform for the photo opportunity 10. Media 11. Wide shot of the 25 leaders preparing for photo-op 12. Various shots of European leaders chatting 13. European leaders posing to photographers 14. Media 15. European leaders finishing photo-op STORYLINE: With an emotional and symbolic raising of national flags, European Union leaders welcomed in a new era of continental unity on Saturday as 10 new members joined the bloc, marking an end to Cold War divisions. Presidents and prime ministers from Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Cyprus and Malta stood alongside the leaders from the 15 longer-standing EU nations to mark the occasion. "Finally we have realized our dreams," said Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski. British Prime Minister Tony Blair called the expansion a "great day for Europe and a great day for Britain." Under clear blue skies in front of the Irish president''s palatial residence, Irish Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney read a poem praising the rebirth of Europe. "On a day when newcomers appear, let it be a homecoming," he said. Children from each of the 25 EU states presented leaders with their national flags and the EU''s gold-starred royal blue ensign. The flags were later hoisted while a choir and orchestra performed the Ode to Joy, Beethoven''s Ninth Symphony, Europe''s official anthem. Kwasniewski then led the leaders in spontaneous hugging and handshaking as Hungarian Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy fought back tears. The leaders were to continue their celebrations with a sit-down dinner. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e31ffc58a910c9d4bb14996a54249c0c Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Residents of Damascus hope for peace in 2017
 
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(29 Dec 2016) LEAD IN: In Christian neighbourhoods of Damascus, people have been celebrating Christmas and are preparing for New Year celebrations. Across the capital of war-torn Syria, residents cherish dreams of a return to peace in 2017 after nearly six years of conflict. STORY-LINE: Festive decorations light up the streets in Bab Touma, one of the Christian neighbourhoods in Damascus. Residents here are hoping that this Christmas will be the last one they celebrate with their country at war. They are looking forward to a better new year. "We are optimistic. God willing, peace will be upon all Syria. We hope peace and security will be back and we will return to what we were before," says one resident of the Syrian capital. "We wish for a beautiful year. We are very optimistic, with the victories our army is achieving. We hope this year will bring peace to our country," adds another. The Syrian army last week retook full control of Aleppo. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that a Syrian cease-fire agreement has been reached with Turkey. Putin said Russia and Turkey will guarantee the truce, which is set to begin at midnight. He says it will be followed by peace talks between Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and the opposition, and that the Syrian parties would take part in talks to be held in Kazakhstan, without specifying a date. In Damascus, there is hope that next year may see peace finally return to the country. "The best thing that could happen is victory," says one resident. "Damascus was, and will stay, a capital of hope and life." You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/ebc0fdbeec0ef5d298a21a71711b7598 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Danish royal couple visit Washington, D.C.
 
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(28 Sep 2016) Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and his wife Crown Princess Mary were in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday as part of a weeklong visit to the US to promote Danish business opportunities and cooperation. Crown Prince Frederik spoke at the US Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday morning and underscored the strong and historic relationship between the United States and Demark. He also appealed to the Chamber to encourage transatlantic business partnerships between the two nations and urged American companies to consider Denmark as a potential home for international offices and headquarters. "In the United Nations World Happiness report, we have for several years been ranked as the happiest people in the world. So we hope that more American companies will give us a serious look in the future," the prince joked. The couple's business promotional campaign is focusing on the areas of food products, clean tech, health solutions and the maritime trade. The United States is Denmark's third largest export market. Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary will leave Washington for Boston on Thursday. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/a035d5ba55cc185c03b11b42474116be Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Humanoid robot reacts to touch and sound
 
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1. Close-up of head of Child-Robot with Biomimetic Body (CB2) 2. Man sitting next to CB2, man rubs CB2's tummy, CB2 nods its head and kicks its legs 3. Man touching CB2's head 4. Close-up of man 5. CB2 rolling around on floor as it tries to reach blue ball 6. Minoru Asada, Professor at Osaka University and Research Director of Japan Science Technology Organisation Asada Project, sitting next to CB2 and talking to it UPSOUND: (English) Minoru Asada, Professor at Osaka University: "Hi" CB2: "Eh" 7. Close-up of Asada and CB2 holding hands 8. SOUNDBITE: (Japanese) Minoru Asada, Professor at Osaka University and Research Director of Japan Science Technology Organisation Asada Project: "Our goal is to study human recognition development such as how the child learns language, how it recognises objects, how the child learns to communicate with its father and mother. For that purpose, we cannot use the adult robot as it has already developed functions. We instead developed this child robot with the functions yet undeveloped. We hope to come close to finding out human mystery and our development path by developing its functions from this underdeveloped stage." 9. Close-up of CB2's head in foreground, man working in background 10. Man helping CB2 to stand up 11. Tilt-down of man and CB2 as man helps it to stand 12. Low angle view of CB2 sitting, looking from side to side and kicking its legs 13. Wide of CB2 sitting with two men, CB2 looking from side to side and "talking" UPSOUND: CB2: "Eh, eh, eh" 14. Low angle view of CB2 sitting and rolling its eyes 15. Close-up of CB2 "talking" UPSOUND: CB2 "Eh, eh, eh" STORYLINE: Scientists in Japan have developed a robotic baby. The Child-Robot with Biomimetic Body, or CB2 for short, was developed by a team of scientists at Osaka University and is designed to move just like a real child aged between one and three years old. Although at 130 centimetres (51 inches) long and with a weight of 33 kilogrammes (5.1 stone), the robot is slightly bigger than a real baby. The robot, which has a silicone skin, can change it's facial expressions and move it's body so it can crawl along the floor. The robot's smooth and human like movements and reactions to the outer environment are realised with 56 actuators and 197 tactile sensors under its cover, many more than walking robots. The robot also has a camera installed in its eyes as well as an audio sensor. It can also speak using an artificial vocal cord. It's these machinery elements which made the size of the robot so much bigger than that of a real baby, although when it stands the robot wobbles just like a child who is learning how to walk. Minoru Asada, a Professor at Osaka University, said the purpose of the robot is to learn more about child development. "Our goal is to study human recognition development such as how the child learns language, how it recognises objects, how the child learns to communicate with its father and mother," Asada said. Keyword-wacky -bizarre You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/989067ce474d16c10abbc0fa20aa9a81 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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Kenya - Moi Campaigns To Discredit Leakey
 
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T/I: 10:18:53 The Kenyan government on Thursday (1/6) launched an unprecedented campaign of vilification against a white man attempting to form an opposition party to rid the country of corruption. SHOWS: (NAIROBI, KENYA 1/6) President Moi attending a Madaraka Day ceremony Moi inspecting a guard of honour Band playing Soldiers marching Moi addressing the crowd Moi SOT in English: "When I talk about politics, people think I'm racialist but I'm not racialist at all; I'm an African, believing in nationhood. We all share sunshine but we don't share homes. In Kenya, businessmen and foreigners can be free to operate as they wish but not in political leadership." Moi walking to his car (NAIROBI, KENYA 30/5) Leakey SOT: "Kenya has always been and must always be a multi-racialist society. I do not have a position in the party because we don't have a party yet. I do not think the colour of one's skin should have anything to do with what one does. It doesn't in Britain, America or South Africa, so why should it here?" (KENYA FILE 22/4/1994) President Moi setting fire to pile of tusks Tusks burning Moi, Leakey and other politicians 2.16 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/ec99dba7c87e26af3589bbade91191f2 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Pope John Paul II with Carter, Reagan, Bush Snr & Clinton
 
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Vatican TV - Rome - August 1, 1980 1. Wide shot St. Peter's Square 2. Various Jimmy Carter, his wife and daughter meeting Pope John Paul II 3. Various of photo-op Pool - United States - 1987 4. Pope John Paul II greeting Ronald and Nancy Reagan 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Pope John Paul II "I come as a pilgrim. A pilgrim in the cause of justice and peace and human solidarity, striving to build up the one human family." Vatican TV - Rome - October 4, 2001 6. George Bush Snr shaking hands with the Pope 7. Pan from crucifix on wall to Bush Snr and Pope seated 8. Pull out from Pope to Bush Snr introducing his aides 9. Pull out from Pope to Bush Snr leaving 10. Various of Bush leaving the building US Pool - Newark International airport, New Jersey - October 4, 1995 11. Plane taxiing 12. Zoom into Clinton waiting for the Pope on runway 13. Cutaway plane 14. Clinton and his wife, Hillary, walking towards plane steps 15. Various Pope exiting plane 16. Pope greeting Bill and Hillary Clintons on tarmac Pool - Saint Louis, Missouri, January 26, 1999 17. Pope John Paul II arriving at Saint Louis Lambert Field Airport and meeting Bill and Hillary Clinton 18. Clinton and Pope John Paul II listening to Vatican anthem 19. Hillary Clinton in audience 20. Mid shot Pope sitting on stage 21. Clinton welcoming the Pope 22. Pope speaking (audio as incoming) 23. Mid shot Clinton and Pope shaking hands on stage VATICAN TV, Vatican - May 28, 2002 24. Various of George W. Bush sitting with Pope STORYLINE: Pope John Paul II, the Polish pontiff who led the Roman Catholic Church for more than a quarter century and became history's most-traveled pope, has died at 84, the Vatican announced on Saturday. President George W. Bush led the United States in mourning the pope Saturday, saying "a good and faithful servant of God has been called home." "The world has lost a champion of peace and freedom," the president said in a brief televised statement from the White House. The pope personally met several incumbents of the White House, starting with Jimmy Carter in 1980, through Ronald Reagan, George Bush Senior, Bill Clinton and the current president. Despite George W. Bush being in charge of the world's only super power, Pope John Paul II was not afraid of admonishing the planet's most powerful man, most recently over the war in Iraq. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/447d315a95916ed8148c3a7f3218bb26 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Arnold Schwarzenegger election victory speech
 
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1. Wide shot of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver walking onto stage during rally 2. Wide shot of rally 3. Crowd applauding 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Arnold Schwarzenegger, California Governor-Elect: "I've heard your voices loud and clear. We have... tough choices ahead. The first choice that we must make is the one that will determine our success. Shall we rebuild our state together or shall we we fight amongst ourselves creating deeper division and fail the people of California. Well let me tell you something, the answer is clear. For the people to win politics as usual must lose." 5. Wide shot of rally 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Arnold Schwarzenegger, California Governor-Elect: "I will reach out to Republicans to Democrats and independents. To those who supported the recall and those who did not. Those who supported me today and those who did not. I want reach out to everybody; to young and old, rich and poor, people of all religions, all colours and all nationalities. I want to be the governor for the people. I want to represent everybody." 7. Wide shot of rally 8. Close shot of people at rally 9. Shriver and Schwarzeneggger waving to crowd 10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox pop, Schwarzenegger supporter: "I think he can be effective. Because what you need is someone who has leadership qualities and someone who can make, you know, the right decisions, someone who also quite frankly surrounds himself with pretty smart people. And I think he can do that." 11. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox pop, Schwarzenegger supporter: "I think California is really fed up. They've been fed up with this whole system. And what you mentioned before about no political experience, maybe that's what we need is something fresh and something new." 12. Schwarzenegger waving STORYLINE: Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger celebrated victory in the race to become California governor with hundreds of cheering supporters, including members of America's most prominent Democratic family on Tuesday. Standing hand-in-hand with his wife, Kennedy family member Maria Shriver, with her parents, Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, close by Schwarzenegger said he wanted to represent all the people of California. Speaking at the Century Plaza Hotel ballroom Schwarzenegger said he had received a gracious phone call from Governor Gray Davis conceding his defeat. Schwarzenegger pledged to bring jobs back to the state, improve education and restore trust in government, and urged his opponents to join him in solving California's problems. Earlier, as televisions in the ballroom monitored Davis' concession speech, the crowd of about 1,000 applauded when Davis said voters had decided it was time for someone else to serve as governor. Schwarzenegger raised at least 21.5 (m) million US dollars for the race, some 10 (m) million US dollars of which from his own pocket. The celebration must quickly give way to planning for a lightning-fast transition that will take place as soon as the election is certified, and no later than November 15. Schwarzenegger's campaign co-chairman, Republican David Dreier, will lead his transition team, campaign spokesman Todd Harris said. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f7a32cdd947c7259747fa38b4e427272 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Russia - Rural life in Russia
 
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T/I: 10:39:48 While Moscow and the rest of the world were riveted by the recent struggle for power in the Kremlin, the rest of Russia went about its daily routine, largely oblivous to the capital's intrigue. In the village of Boyarki, nearly 100km to the east of Moscow mostly they worry about where they will get their next meal. With the collapse of the collective farm system, the populations of villages have had to return to a medieval system of self-supply, or hunting and gathering. Most of their food is grown in the backyard or in kitchen gardens. Almost 70% of the residents have moved elsewhere, to bigger towns or the capital, leaving the elderly behind. SHOWS: BOYARKI, EAST OF MOSCOW, RUSSIA, RECENT WS of village; Tractor with family passing by; Family shovelling manure off cart; SOT Albina Krivtsova, 58 year-old pensioner, in Russian: "We have never been interested in politics. We do not need it. There are some other smart people who think for us and who are we?" Ducks by pond; SOT Slava Gorin 31, labourer, in Russian: "I have not heard that anyone was worried (about the recent events in Moscow). Only old people live here. There are no politicians here. All the young ones are in the cities now." CA of truck wreck; SOT Alexei Agaponov, 50 year old, in Russian: "In my opinion nobody is interested in politics in our village. The main purpose is to survive. There should be no other politics." CA of man getting water out of well; Man by well pouring water into bucket; SOT Masha Lebedeva 21 (on the left) and Marina Kozlova 19 (on the right) in Russian: "We do not know." (Masha): "I can not see any difference after he (Lebed) was fired. It has not become better. It has not become worse either (Marina agrees with Masha); Wrecked harvesting machines; Valentina Boyarina, 78 entering her house; CA of icon on wall; MS of Valentina Boyarina seated by table; CA of bread crust on table; SOT Valentina Boyarina in Russian: "I watch tv and see. They (the government) are biting at each other. If we get involved there, we will get run over and achieve nothing. They themselves (government) do not know how to clear things up. We can not make out who is going to eat who, who is going to survive or become the strongest." MS gates of an abandoned milk farm; CU of broken windows; pan from ws of desolate farm interiors to ruined roof outside; ws of wrecked farm. 2.45 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/fc9a9944bc029d611b09fdefc455e1fd Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SOUTH AFRICA: NELSON MANDELA MEETS ANGOLAN REBEL LEADER SAVIMBI
 
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Natural Sound South Africa's President Nelson Mandela met Angolan rebel leader Jonas Savimbi on Tuesday to help seal an end to two decades of war in Angola. Savimbi, whose future role in Angola remains uncertain, was given a warm welcome by Mandela, who interrupted a holiday to meet him. President Mandela greets Jonas Savimbi a warm welcome as he arrived for the second day of talks Tuesday, near Umtata, in South Africa's Transkei region. In an increasing role as an intermediary in African trouble spots, President Mandela interrupted his annual holiday to hold talks with the opposition rebel leader. The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been advising Savimbi and Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos behind the scenes on the formation of a reconciliation government in the war-ravaged country. Over 5-hundred thousand people have died Africa's longest running war, which broke out the eve of the nation's independence from Portugal in 1975. Savimbi is hoping to win Mandela's backing of a reconciliation government. The meeting got underway nine hours behind schedule on Monday in President Mandela's home town of Gunu, near Umtata. The delay - caused by bad weather conditions in Angola - didn't deter the high profile delegates, Mandela's top cabinet ministers and the commanders of Savimbi's rebel group. The naming of a government of national reconciliation in Angola is just 17 days away. But Savimbi's role, if any, has not been announced. His participation in the U-N-sponsored peace process is viewed as crucial. Savimbi has so far rejected a government offer of one of two vice president's posts. His rebel group - known as UNITA, the National union for the Total Independence of Angola - wants a special status for him as leader of the opposition. After the meeting the delegates were shown around Mandela's holiday house overlooking the sweeping grasslands of his native Transkei region. Talks between President Mandela and the rebel leaders are expected to continue Wednesday. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b06f6a57d552bddb46a5b4dcf7fa9ab9 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SPAIN: MADRID: KING & QUEEN HOST DINNER FOR NATO LEADERS UPDATE
 
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Natural Sound After the heavy work of NATO meetings on Tuesday the leaders met for dinner amidst the splendour of the Spanish Royal Palace in Madrid. The King and Queen of Spain hosted the banquet. NATO, the Western bulwark defending democracy in Europe for the past 48 years, invited three of its former communist enemies from Eastern Europe to join it, on Tuesday in the first phase of enlargement. But politics were set aside on Tuesday evening, when King Juan Carlos of Spain and his wife, Queen Sofia, greeted the world leaders at their royal palace in Madrid. Newly re-elected Canadian Prime Minister, Jean Chretien, arrived followed by one of the new members-to-be, Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel. German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl was close on their heels and he was followed by French President Jacques Chirac and British Prime Minister, Tony Blair. U-S President Bill Clinton's motorcade pulled up in style outside the palace. Bill and Hillary Clinton made their entrance and posed with the King and Queen before joining the rest of the guests. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c99443d31a64c6de0960d51a0eeb4e0a Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Queen at Wimbledon for first time since 1977, meets players
 
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(24 Jun 2010) 1. Mid high angle of royal motorcade arriving at the All England Lawn Tennis Cub grounds in Wimbledon 2. Wide of Queen Elizabeth II getting out of limousine and being greeted by the Duke of Kent, the Queen's cousin and Wimbledon Patron 3. Mid of Wimbledon 'ball girl' curtseying to the Queen and presenting her with a bouquet of flowers 4. Mid of the Queen walking past well wishers 5. Push in high angle of tennis courts and Queen's entourage passing alongside 6. Rear view of the Queen watching tennis demonstration++Fades to next shot++ 7. High angle of tennis demonstration 8. Mid of the Queen watching ball going back and forth over the net 9. High angle of tennis demonstration 10. Rear view of the Queen walking through grounds 11. Tracking shot of the Queen walking into member's lawn to meet tennis players 12. Wide of the Queen talking to former Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King 13. Mid of former Wimbledon champion Martina Navratilova curtseying to the Queen 14. Wide of tennis player Serena Williams curtseying to the Queen 15. Close-up of Williams talking to the Queen 16. Mid of current Wimbledon champion Roger Federer bowing to Queen 17. Wide zoom in of the Queen walking towards Centre Court entrance waving to crowd 18. Mid of the Queen waving to crowd 19. Pull out of Queen walking into Centre Court enclosure to wide top view of Centre Court STORYLINE: Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Wimbledon on Thursday for her first visit to the All England Club since 1977. Her Majesty was expected to watch the opening game on Centre Court between British number one, Andy Murray and Finnish player, Jarkko Nieminen. The queen emerged from a car near Wimbledon's practice courts an hour before the day's first matches, and walked toward Centre Court along a walkway lined with spectators. When she reached the members' lawn, she met several players, including Roger Federer, Venus and Serena Williams, Andy Roddick, and former Wimbledon champions Martina Navratilova and Billie Jean King. Serena Williams greeted the queen with the curtsey she had been practicing. Roddick and Federer bowed. Spectators cheered as the queen then walked to the clubhouse for lunch. The last time the queen visited in 1977, she presented Virginia Wade with the ladies' singles championship. No Briton has won a singles title since. Murray is the only British singles player left in this year's tournament. Although in decades past the tennis club maintained a tradition of a bow or curtsey to royal attendees, that practice was dropped in 2003. Murray says he still may bow. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e840d7518256c7aff1aae1a9fccc1121 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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A region that speaks a Texan German dialect
 
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SHOTLIST : New Braunfels, Texas 1. Various of countryside 2. Various of German-style buildings 3. Various interior of German restaurant 4. SOUNDBITE (Texas German) Bill Moltz, Texas German Speaker : "It wasn't forbidden, we still spoke German privately in the home. But earlier in the US every shop had German food and you spoke German every single day. From the start of the WW2 it was more widely forbidden. It wasn't strictly forbidden, but everyone spoke less and less German" 5. Barmaid pouring drink 6. SOUNDBITE (Texas German) Diane Moltz, Texas German Speaker : "The German spoken here in Texas has several words it is an 'English' which is pronounced in a German accent. So "crik" in Texas German would in English be "creek" 7. Close up German-style cheese 8. Various of mural showing German traditions Austin, Texas 9. Various set ups of Professor Hans Boas from the Texas German Dialect Project 10. SOUNDBITE (German) Professor Hans Boas, Texas German Dialect Project : "The interesting thing is you won't find two Texas-German speakers who pronounce words or things the same. There is an impressive variation within this dialect always mixed together English words and sometimes also Spanish words." New Braunfels, Texas 11. Various of mural showing German traditions 12. SOUNDBITE ( German) Professor Hans Boas, Texas German Dialect Project : "If we don't study Texas-German, we will most likely miss an opportunity to learn how the German dialects evolve further with the English language and generally with other languages, and how the (social) structures of German people in such situations change over time." 13. Various of mural showing German traditions LEAD IN: An academic has discovered a dialect of German spoken in the state of Texas that dates back to when settlers first arrived in the area. But the people who speak the dialect are now of the older generation and some are dying, and the language is dying with it. STORYLINE: The quaint hill country town of New Braunfels, Texas, embraces its German roots with a robust Oktoberfest and German-themed restaurants and shops. But visitors are intrigued to hear a German spoken that was sprinkled with English words and phrases pronounced with a German accent. Other phrases sounded German, but weren't quite correct. "Texas German," is a unique dialect that developed as German settlers came to central Texas in the 1840s. But the people who spoke it are dying, and with it, the language. Bill and Diane Moltz grew up in New Braunfels. They say they spoke Texas German at home, and English in school, where they were prohibited from speaking German of any sort during and after World War II. When Hans Boas arrived at the University of Texas in 2001 to teach German, he became interested in "Texas German". No substantial research had been done on the dialect for nearly four decades, so Boas set out to document the dialect. Boas founded the Texas German Dialect Project in September 2001 and it has since interviewed more than 200 speakers. The dialect is a hybrid, mostly German but altered by English, particularly the words and phrases to describe new technology or uniquely American things. So, airplane becomes "luftschiff" (or airboat) in Texas, while in Germany it's "flugzeug." Skunk is "stinkkatze" (or stinking cat) in Texas, while Alpine denizens call it a "stinktier." Other English words are simply said with a German accent. So creek in English becomes "crik" in Texas German. A cowboy, which doesn't exist in Germany, became "der cowboy", the English word preceded by a German article. Boas knew he was up against the clock to document the dialect and the lives of those who spoke it. At its height, as many as 110,000 spoke it, Boas said. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/800c9bc5cf318a52bf59e3d64256c413 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Putin and Bush meet at Moscow airport as US president heads to Asia
 
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1. Air Force One arrives on tarmac 2. Mid of President George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush walking off plane, waving 3. Bush and wife walking down stairs of plane 4. Russian President Vladimir Putin and wife Lyudmila greeting the Bushes, standing for photo opportunity, walking away 5. Putins and Bushes walk into Vnukovo Airport terminal 6. President Bush and President Putin shake hands at meeting inside airport terminal STORYLINE: US President George W. Bush stopped off in Moscow on Wednesday to see Russian President Vladimir Putin, on his way to Asia for an eight day trip that includes stays in Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia. The Russian leader and his wife, Lyudmila, greeted Bush and his wife Laura at the airport which was laid with red carpet laid on the tarmac. The Russian president presented Laura Bush with a bouquet of yellow, orange and red flowers and the four exchanged kisses. Inside the marble-floored Vnukovo Airport terminal, the two couples took seats in ornate armchairs for photographers, a table nearby laid with lunch. The Bushes presented their hosts with a gift of a jumbo photograph of the four of them in one of the golf-cart sized electric cars that the Russians made available to leaders attending the Group of Eight summit Putin hosted in St. Petersburg in June. The brief gathering, which lasted about an hour, was billed by White House advisers as not much more than a greeting between friends while Bush accepted the Russian generosity of allowing Air Force One to refuel in Moscow halfway through the 19-hour flight to Singapore. But it is rare for the US president to fly to Asia via the east rather than the west, reflecting a feeling that a visit was important to keep going the sometime frosty Washington-Moscow relationship. The US is eager for Russia's help in resolving nuclear disputes with North Korea and Iran, and the visit was seen as part of the efforts to get Russia on board. Russian news agencies quoted Kremlin spokesman Alexei Gromov as saying that the two presidents discussed the Iranian nuclear programme, the situation in the Middle East and nuclear non-proliferation. He also confirmed that a bilateral agreement on Russia's accession to the World Trade Organisation was being readied for signing in Hanoi, and said the two leaders' meeting had been very cordial. Washington is seeking to overcome Russian reluctance towards an upcoming vote on UN sanctions against Iran over its disputed nuclear programme. Iran's top nuclear negotiator met Putin in Moscow on Saturday against a background of disagreement between Washington and Moscow over how to respond to Tehran's refusal to halt uranium enrichment. Russia has rejected a European-proposed draft UN Security Council resolution for sanctions against Iran, saying it was too harsh, while the United States said it was too weak. At the same time, the Bush administration has criticised what it sees as a recent erosion of democratic principles, particularly with the murder last month of a reporter critical of Russian policy in Chechnya, and has alleged that Moscow has been misusing its energy wealth as a lever to further its geopolitical goals. Putin and Bush are due to meet again Sunday in Hanoi. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/da7941dc761a460d5283896906f4fdf6 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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