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    Buenos Aires, Argentina and Paraguay and Montevideo, Uruguay.

    French documentation on file.

    GV. Of main building at Buenos Aires Airport gaily decorated for General de Gaulle's arrival. LS. De Gaulle being greeted by President Illia. MS. Crowd cheering. VS. De Gaulle's motorcade makes its way through Buenos Aires with him waving from the car. They arrive in the Francia Plaza. MS. Police on horseback try to control the enthusiastic crowd. VS. De Gaulle at Francia Plaza. GV. Front of Parliament building. VS. De Gaulle in Parliament being acclaimed. VS. Crowd at night cheering and jumping about. VS. De Gaulle is presented with a sword. MS. De Gaulle lays wreath at Monument of General San Martin. VS. De Gaulle arriving in Martona accompanied by gauchos. VS. Gauchos give riding display for the President. MS. President Illia and his wife arriving for dinner with De Gaulle. VS. Inside at the dinner. GV. Cars lined up at large car factory in the Argentine. VS. De Gaulle meeting most of the workers in the factory. VS. President and Mme. De Gaulle arriving at Paraguay and being greeted. VS. At night and De Gaulle in uniform arriving at the government building in Paraguay. LS. De Gaulle speaking from a balcony, he waves both hands in air. VS. De Gaulle in open car driving through crowds. VS. Large parade in Paraguay with members of armed forces, bands and children all taking part. General de Gaulle takes the salute alongside General Alfredo Stroessner. VS. De Gaulle arriving at Montevideo at the Carasco Municipal Airport, it has been raining very heavy and everything is very wet. VS. The motorcade makes its way through crowd lined streets in the rain. VS. De Gaulle addressing crowds at the Artigas Monument.


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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:43:00 / 01:22:49:00
    UN 3945 A
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    UN 3945 A
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    Argentina Gauchos Gauchos
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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