• Short Summary

    In the Sixth election for President of the Italian Republic, the two principal candidates are 63-year old Amintore Fanfani, Leader of the Senate, former president and Christian Democrat candidate for President, and Francisco De Martino, vice-president of chamber of Deputies is the choice of Communists and leftwing Socialists.

  • Description

    1.
    Fanfani seated at head of assembly


    2.
    Senators voting


    3.
    Pietro Nenni Socialist leader


    4.
    Berlingueur Communist Part Secretary


    5.
    Caradona Leader of Fascist party


    6.
    Emilio Colombo


    7.
    Various shots of assembly




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In the Sixth election for President of the Italian Republic, the two principal candidates are 63-year old Amintore Fanfani, Leader of the Senate, former president and Christian Democrat candidate for President, and Francisco De Martino, vice-president of chamber of Deputies is the choice of Communists and leftwing Socialists. Other candidates are Saragat, President for the last 7 years who could be re-elected, as social democrat candidate, Malagodi, leader of his party is liberal choice and De Marsanich candidate for extreme right wing parties. 1003 deputies and senators representing 16 parliamentary parties will elect the new president who must attain a two-thirds majority, during the first three ballots, after that a simple majority i.e. 505 votes is sufficient. Each ballot lasts approximately 3 hours.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA25EU2TC7KC8VYTK8VFFL2Q265
    Media URN:
    VLVA25EU2TC7KC8VYTK8VFFL2Q265
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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