Adenauer's cabinet take oath after being elected for the 4th time.
Bonn & Rhondorf, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
Various shots of the first session of the fourth post war legislative period in Bonn, coverage also shows the Social Democrats leaving the house during oath ceremony as a protest. MS. Foreign affairs Minister Gerhard Schroder taking his oath. MS. Home affairs Minister Hermann Hocherl takes his oath. MS. Health Minister Elizabeth Schwarzhaupt takes her oath. LS. Dr Konrad Adenauer taking his fourth oath as West German Chancellor - natural sound. CU. Dr Konrad Adenauer taking oath.
MS. People in traditional costumes celebrating in Dr Adenauer's town of Rhondorf on the Rhine. MS. Dr Adenauer in a good mood holding bunch of flowers and meeting the people. MS. Part of torch light parade at night, organised by the people of Rhondorf to celebrate the success of their most prominent citizen.
Date found in the old record - 16/12/1961. German voiceover.