Window on Holland: 1963

Dutch Stamp 1963 (© Marc Morgan/Flickr)

Radio Netherlands’ look back over the main events of the year:

  • Edward Heath (1916-2015) and Joseph Luns (1911-2002) on the breakdown of Britain’s EEC entry attempt
  • an interview with Rita Moreno of “West Side Story” fame
  • Sjoukje Dijkstra, the Dutch, European, and World skating champion, and runner-up at the Olympicss
  • The Canadian ambassador,
  • Charlton Heston (1923-2008) of “55 Days in Peking” fame
  • Willy Brandt (1913-1992) who spoke about life in West Berlin
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) paid a visit to Amsterdam
  • Dutch Prime Minister Victor Marijnen (1917-1975) spoke about the assassination of JFK 
  • And there was the annual arrival of St Nicholas  

Broadcast: December 11, 1963