• Short Summary

    Cuban government newspapers announced Apr 4 the formation of a group to be called the "Union of Rebel Pioneers" comprised of students from the ages of 7 to 13 years, who are outstanding in their studies.

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    ROLL 1. Children aged 7 years in classroom with teachers



    CU reading books and teachers giving instruction individually, GV's of same



    CU's of children's faces as they answer questions from teacher



    teacher walking among children



    Children it blackboard



    ROLL 2. Children aged 7 years at play under supervision of teacher, DITTO, with school in B.G.



    Children singing signature tune of 26th July movement



    CU's of children singing




    Initials TDH/V/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Cuban government newspapers announced Apr 4 the formation of a group to be called the "Union of Rebel Pioneers" comprised of students from the ages of 7 to 13 years, who are outstanding in their studies.

    The new organization which is as yet unformed except for its first two members, will serve as pre-training for the Association of Young Rebels or Rebel Youth, which is a military educational organization.

    Members of the new organization will wear in addition to the normal uniform, which is usually a white shirt worn with blue or grey pants, a red beret and a neckerchief which is half blue and half white held in front by a red clip.

    School is "Ciudad Libertad" (Liberty City) Public School, this is one of the modern schools built by the Castro regime; it was originally a barracks used by the Batista Army.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1GCFODW2TE98AMROMCB72GU0L
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GCFODW2TE98AMROMCB72GU0L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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