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King Saud goes to meet his son Prince Mashhoor at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC.
King Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia during a state visit in Washington DC, United States. View of Pentagon River Entrance, from Columbia Island, across the water. Honor guard at Pentagon. King Saud arrives at the Pentagon. United States Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson and Admiral Arthur W. Radford greet the king. View of the White House. King Saud and U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower discuss problems of mutual concern and defense against aggression. Cars parked outside the Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1010 Butternut St NW, Washington, DC 20012, United States). King Saud with his son, Prince Mashhoor Ibn Saud (Mashhoor bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud) in the hospital. The king hosts a party in honor of President Eisenhower. King Saud talks to U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon. Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the US, shakes hands with the King. Under Secretary of State, Lloyd Henderson, meets the King. King Saud talks to President Eisenhower. Sailors at the United States Naval Academy (121 Blake Rd, Annapolis, MD 21402, United States) salute the Arab ruler by firing guns. His Majesty inspects a U.S. Marine Corps guard of honor. The King is escorted by the Superintendent of the Naval Academy, Rear Admiral William R. Smedberg, III, who presents him a plaque, as memento of his visit. The King watches a college basketball game between the US Navy Academy team and Duke University. College athletes compete in basketball game. Spectators seated in an indoor stadium. The Arab ruler leaves the academy after the match. He gets in a car. He visits the hospital to meet his son. Little Prince Mashhoor salutes the people of America. King Saud waves at the people. The Arab King and the Prince leave the hospital and return to Blair House where visitors continue to arrive, including, His Excellency, Charles Malik of Lebanon; Greek Ambassador George V. Melas; and Ambassador Nazrollah Entezam of Iran. His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Abd al-Ilah of Iraq, seen seated with King Saud. Exterior of Saudi Arabian Embassy. A children's party inside the Embassy attended by children from the Washington diplomatic corps and "hosted" by Prince Mashhoor Ibn Saud who receives a bicycle. King Saud and President Eisenhower at the White House. The King departs Washington airport on the Columbine II, Presidential C-121 aircraft. Location: Washington DC USA. Date: February 1957.
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1957-02
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King Saud visits Washington DC
Washington DC USA
Charles E Wilson
Prince Mashhoor Ibn Saud hosts children
Blair House
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
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