• Short Summary

    AT A PRIVATE CEREMONY TODAY (SATURDAY) AT THE HOTEL MANTIGNON -RESIDENCE OF THE FRENCH PREMIER - M.

  • Description

    AT A PRIVATE CEREMONY TODAY (SATURDAY) AT THE HOTEL MANTIGNON -RESIDENCE OF THE FRENCH PREMIER - M. GEORGES POMPIDOU FORMALLY HANDED OVER THE POWER OF GOVERNMENT TO THE INCOMING PRIME MINISTER, M. COUVE DE MURVILLE.

    THE CEREMONY MARKED THE COMPLETION OF M. POMPIDOU'S RESIDENCE AT THE HOTEL MANTIGNON AFTER A RECORD TERM OF SIX YEARS AND THREE MONTHS.

    M. POMPIDOU, AFTER TODAY'S CEREMONY, NOW BECOMES AN ORDINARY BACK BENCH MEMBER OF THE GAULLIST GOVERNMENT, AND WILL HAVE NO OTHER OFFICIAL POSITION EXCEPT AS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY'S FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE.

    THE 31-MEMBER CABINET OF M. DE MURVILLE HELD ITS FIRST MEETING TODAY, AND WAS ADDRESSED BY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE. THE PRESIDENT WARNED THE CABINET THAT THE FIRST PRIORITY OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT WAS TO MAINTAIN CIVIL ORDER IN FRANCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1BLPSZAK3O25N8AJUX68WQGMR
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BLPSZAK3O25N8AJUX68WQGMR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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