• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF YOUNG TANZANIANS, NEWLY NAMED "GREEN GUARDS" BY THEIR PRESIDENT, DANCED LATE INTO LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) IN DAR-ES-SALAAM TO CELEBRATE THEIR COUNTRY'S FIRST STEP TO SOCIALISM -- NATIONALISATION OF FOREIGN BANKS.

  • Description

    THOUSANDS OF YOUNG TANZANIANS, NEWLY NAMED "GREEN GUARDS" BY THEIR PRESIDENT, DANCED LATE INTO LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) IN DAR-ES-SALAAM TO CELEBRATE THEIR COUNTRY'S FIRST STEP TO SOCIALISM -- NATIONALISATION OF FOREIGN BANKS. PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE ADDRESSED THEM EARLIER AFTER THE CAPITAL'S SECOND MASS DEMONSTRATION IN SUPPORT OF THE COUNTRY'S NEWLY-INTRODUCED SOCIALIST POLICY. GREEN IS THE COLOUR OF THE RULING TANGANYIKA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION (TANU).

    PRESIDENT NYERERE TOLD THE YOUNG PEOPLE AT THE MASS RALLY: "I HOPE YOU WILL GUARD THE ARUSHA DECLARATION" -- A REFERENCE TO HIS RULING PARTY'S SOCIALIST MANIFESTO DELIVERED TO THE NATION LAST SUNDAY. HE SPOKE FOR NEARLY HALF AN HOUR TO AN ESTIMATED 15,000 TO 20,000 YOUTHS WHO HAD MARCHED THROUGH DAR-ES-SALAAM IN A MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT IN MONDAY'S SURPRISE TAKEOVER OF ALL BANKS IN THE COUNTRY.

    SYNOPSIS: NEWSPAPERS IN DAR-ES-SALAAM ON TUESDAY REPORTED THE SURPRISE MOVE BY THE RULING TANZANIAN AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION TO NATIONALISE ALL BANKS. THE MOVE FOLLOWED TANU'S ARUSHA DECLARATION -- A SOCIALIST MANIFESTO DELIVERED TO THE NATION LAST WEEKEND.

    ELSEWHERE IN THE CAPITAL, PRESIDENT NYERERE ADDRESSED A MASS YOUTH RALLY. HE TOLD HIS LISTENERS: I HOPE YOU WILL GUARD THE ARUSHA DECLARATION". HE ALSO CALLED HIS YOUNG AUDIENCE "GREEN GUARDS" -- GREEN BEING HIS PARTY'S OFFICIAL COLOUR.

    THERE WAS A MASS MARCH OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN DAR-ES-SALAAM TO SUPPORT THE NATIONALISATION MOVE, TANZANIA'S FIRST STEP TO SOCIALISM. AND THEY CELEBRATED LATE INTO THE NIGHT WITH DANCING AND SINGING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA10B56QO9H4N4HV9NUVTTQNGXY
    Media URN:
    VLVA10B56QO9H4N4HV9NUVTTQNGXY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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