Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Story about South Africa withdrawing from the Commonwealth and becoming a Republic
Various shots of Black Sash procession as it moves along Eloff Street, Johannesburg's main thoroughfare. MS. Procession arrives at the City Hall, Johannesburg. CU....
A look back at 50 years of the Union of South Africa.
Funeral of the assassinated Prime Minister of South Africa, Dr Verwoerd.
News review of 1960 with world news incl. Verwoerd, Khruschev, Lumumba & Kennedy.
New VHF Radio Mast - "Brixton Tower" - in Johannesburg.
President Swart reads the National Message before a huge military parade and flypast.
The Presidential procession and speeches by President Swart and Premier Verwoerd to crowd.