• Short Summary

    AFRICAN, ASIAN AND COMMUNIST COUNTRIES STAGED A MASS WALKOUT YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WHEN THE SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATE FINALLY - AT HIS FOURTH ATTEMPT - DELIVERED HIS POLICY ADDRESS TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT (UNCTAD) IN NEW DELHI.

  • Description

    1.
    GV HALL.
    0.06

    2.
    GV INT CONFERENCE.
    0.14

    3.
    SV SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATE.
    0.19

    4.
    SV MEXICAN DELEGATE.
    0.25

    5.
    SV GHANA DELEGATE.
    0.30

    6.
    SV IVORY COAST DELEGATE.
    0.35

    7.
    SV ACTING PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATE (SOF).
    0.41

    8.
    GV DELEGATES WALK OUT.
    0.48

    9.
    BV DITTO.
    0.51

    10.
    GV EMPTYING HALL.
    0.54

    11.
    SV NAUDE SPEAKS. (SOF) PAN TO HALL DURING SPEECH.
    1.45

    12.
    GV NEAR-EMPTY HALL.
    1.55


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 11: NAUDE: SOUTH AFRICA HAS FOR MANY YEARS RECOGNISED THE NEED FOR DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE, AND THAT IT IS PARTICULARLY PRESSING IN THOSE COUNTRIES WHOSE ABILITY TO EARN FOREIGN EXCHANGE IS LIMITED. WE REALISE THAT PROSPERITY IN OTHER COUNTRIES BENEFITS ALL OF US.IN THIS INTERDEPENDENT WORLD. NOT ONLY HAS OUR BUOYANT ECONOMY IN RECENT YEARS SERVED AS A CATALYST FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH IN OTHER COUNTRIES, BUT WE HAVE READILY AND WITHOUT STRINGS MADE AVAILABLE OUR EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND RESOURCES TO ALL THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED.




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    Background: AFRICAN, ASIAN AND COMMUNIST COUNTRIES STAGED A MASS WALKOUT YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WHEN THE SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATE FINALLY - AT HIS FOURTH ATTEMPT - DELIVERED HIS POLICY ADDRESS TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT (UNCTAD) IN NEW DELHI.

    THE SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATE, DR. WILLIAM NAUDE, HAS BEEN FRUSTRATED THREE TIMES BY LACK OF A QUORUM IN THE HALL, AS DELEGATES LEFT, ONLY THE GHANAIANS REMAINED AT THEIR DESK, POINTEDLY READING AIRMAIL EDITIONS OF THE TIMES OF LONDON. EVERY TIME MR. NAUDE SPOKE, THEY ROSE TO POINT OUT THE LACK OF QUORUM, AND HE HAD TO STOP.

    YESTERDAY THE HALL AGAIN EMPTIED AFTER THE ACTING PRESIDENT, FROM THE PHILIPPINES, ANNOUNCED MR. NAUDE. BUT THIS TIME HE WAS ALLOWED TO COMPLETE HIS SPEECH, ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA'S SYMPATHY FOR THE PROBLEMS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

    IT HAD BEEN AGREED THAT THE WORK OF THE CONFERENCE SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO GO ON BECAUSE OF ITS IMPORTANCE TO THE POORER COUNTRIES. MR. NAUDE SAID ...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2CT3A488IQ8M73UN5CLJTZJCL
    Media URN:
    VLVA2CT3A488IQ8M73UN5CLJTZJCL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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