• Short Summary

    WEST GERMANY TODAY -- THAT'S THE THEME OF A GERMAN MOBILE EXHIBITION WHICH IS WINDING UP A TOUR OF EAST AFRICA.

  • Description

    WEST GERMANY TODAY -- THAT'S THE THEME OF A GERMAN MOBILE EXHIBITION WHICH IS WINDING UP A TOUR OF EAST AFRICA. IT CAME ROLLING INTO NAIROBI THIS WEEK TO GIVE KENYANS AN IDEA WHAT WEST GERMANY IS LIKE TODAY. IT WAS OPENED ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT BY ACTING PRIME MINISTER JOSEPH MURUMBI.

    MORE THAN GBP500,000 HAS BEEN SPENT BY THE GERMANS PROMOTING THE TOUR. OFFICIALS EMPHASISED THAT THE MISSION WAS NOT A BID TO WOO MORE TRADE, BUT , AS WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT HEINRICH LUEBKE SAID IN A SPECIAL MESSAGE, "A FAITHFUL PICTURE" SHOWING "SECTIONS OF GERMAN LIFE COVERING MANY SPHERES."
    THE EXHIBITION -- 24 LARGE TRUCKS AND CARAVANS -- BEGAN ITS TOUR ON MAY 23 IN MOZAMBIQUE AND SINCE THEN HAS VISITED TOWNS IN NORTHERN RHODESIA, NYASALAND, TANGANYIKA, BURUNDI, RUANDA AND UGANDA. EXHIBITION ORGANISERS HAVE BEEN "AMAZED" BY THE KEEN INTEREST SHOWN BY AFRICANS.

    THREE OF THE STANDS INCLUDED ON FILM SHOW A MAN DEMONSTRATING A PORTABLE CAR SPRAYER, A POWER SAW, AND RADIO AND TELEVISION EQUIPMENT. FIFTY-FIVE GERMANS ARE MANNING THE STANDS, OF WHOM 52 ARE STUDENT TAKING TIME OFF FROM THEIR STUDIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1GBAGOLZ7NBRQQJZ2PS2108NG
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GBAGOLZ7NBRQQJZ2PS2108NG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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