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    FIVE THOUSAND WORKERS OF THE MALAGASY REPUBLIC'S RULING SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (P.S.D.), WEARING THE PARTY'S?

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    PARADE PLACARDS; TSIRANANA AND RESAMPA ON ROSTRUM; DANCING TSIRANANA AND WIFE WAVE; MARCHERS.




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    Background: FIVE THOUSAND WORKERS OF THE MALAGASY REPUBLIC'S RULING SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (P.S.D.), WEARING THE PARTY'S RED AND GREEN COLOURS, MARCHED PAST IN A LABOUR DAY PARADE IN THE CAPITAL TANANARIVE ON MAY 1.

    THE PARADE ALSO MARKED THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE PARTY.

    LATER IN THE DAY THERE WAS A PARTY REUNION AT WHICH PRESIDENT PHILIBERT TSIRANANA REVIEWED THE PROGRESS OF THE P.S.D. HE WAS RESPONDING TO A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE PROPOSED BY THE PARTY'S SECRETARY- GENERAL, M. ANDRE RESAMPA. PRESIDENT TSIRANANA ALSO HELD A RECEPTION AT HIS RESIDENCE.

    LEADERS OF THE PARTY HEADED THE PARADE FOLLOWED BY TRADE UNIONISTS AND WORKERS IN OVERALLS. SLOGANS ON BANNERS CARRIED BY THE MARCHERS INCLUDED - "DOWN WITH RACISM" - "END THE WAR IN VIETNAM" AND "THE P.S.D. IS AGAINST POLITICAL CRIMES".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA14S9K0VZRY3M9NIKUKHFS2EON
    Media URN:
    VLVA14S9K0VZRY3M9NIKUKHFS2EON
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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