• Short Summary

    Gabonese celebrated the seventh anniversary of the country's only political party, the Democratic Party, on Wednesday (12 March).

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    GV President Bongo and motorcycle escorts arrive for ceremony
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    SV President Bongo stands in silence during national anthem (4 shots)
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    SV VIPs Men and women wearing dresses and shirts with portrait of President Bongo (2 shots)
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    LV ZOOM TO President Bongo seated
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    GV AND CU Band playing as it heads parade
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    SV Woman soldiers march past
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    GV Aircraft fly past (2 shots)
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    SV Troops march past as President Bongo stands on dais (2 shots)
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    SV Naval woman officers in parade
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    LV President Bongo watching parade
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    GV Policewomen in parade
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    SV PAN FROM Band to armoured cars in parade (3 shots)
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Gabonese celebrated the seventh anniversary of the country's only political party, the Democratic Party, on Wednesday (12 March).

    President Omar Bongo took the salute watched by thousands of spectators at a colourful parade lasting six hours in the capital of Libreville.

    The President is the founder and Secretary-General of the Democratic Party. It was made the sole political party in 1968 by presidential decree.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA20A623HLSBR7V58UFX64APTSJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA20A623HLSBR7V58UFX64APTSJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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