• Short Summary

    A GREAT DAY FOR GAMBIA...A SMALL WEST AFRICAN NATION ATTAINING SELF-GOVERNMENT THIS WEEKEND (OCT 5).THE?

  • Description

    A GREAT DAY FOR GAMBIA...A SMALL WEST AFRICAN NATION ATTAINING SELF-GOVERNMENT THIS WEEKEND (OCT 5).THE GOVERNOR, SIR JOHN WARBURTON PAUL, WAS GREETED BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR.DAVID JAWARA, AT A SPECIAL PARADE WHICH STARTED THE CELEBRATIONS.BATHURST, THE CAPITAL, TOOK ON A GAY MOOD AS MOST OF THE COUNTRY'S QUARTER MILLION PEOPLE ASSEMBLED THERE TO SEE THE FESTIVITIES.

    THEY HEARD THE PRIME MINISTER PAY TRIBUTE TO BRITAIN FOR HELPING THE COLONY ON ITS PATH TO INDEPENDENCE.MR.JAWARA SAID GAMBIA WAS GRATEFUL FOR HER BRITISH HERITAGE -- PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACY, AN INDEPENDENT JUDICIARY AND A FINE CIVIL SERVICE.HE SAID GAMBIA, WORKING NOW FOR FULL INDEPENDENCE, WOULD CONTRIBUTE IN EVERY POSSIBLE WAY TO BUILDING AFRICAN UNITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2ISZ26VP6CBH39QF609Y7DQHM
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ISZ26VP6CBH39QF609Y7DQHM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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