• Short Summary

    THE LARGEST RALLY EVER HELD IN BRITAIN OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES IS TAKING PLACE AT WEMBLEY STADIUM.

  • Description

    THE LARGEST RALLY EVER HELD IN BRITAIN OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES IS TAKING PLACE AT WEMBLEY STADIUM.

    DELEGATES FROM NIGERIA AND GHANA WERE AMONG THE AFRICAN WITNESSES AT WEMBLEY. NEARLY 600 DELEGATES FROM 16 AFRICAN WITNESSED THE MASS BAPTISMS WHICH TOOK PLACE ON THURSDAY (AUGUST 4).

    THE WATCH TOWER CONVENTION WHICH ENDS ON SUNDAY (AUGUST 3) IS THE BIGGEST EVER RALLY TO TAKE PLACE IN BRITAIN. ESTIMATES RANGING UP TO 70,000 WITNESSES WERE EXPECTED, AND IN THE MASS BAPTISMS, 2,214 WERE MADE "MINISTERS OF GOD".

    ON SUNDAY, MR. N.H. KNORR, THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT OF WITNESSES WORLD WIDE WILL ADDRESS THE RALLY. THE TITLE OF HIS SPEECH WILL BE "APPROACHING PEACE OF 1,000 YEARS". THE WITNESSES BELIEVE THAT IN THIS GENERATION A NEW ERA OF 1,000 YEARS OF PARADISE ON EARTH WILL BEGIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1JGPEYMW91OXCJTOJYLMA5F9W
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JGPEYMW91OXCJTOJYLMA5F9W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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