• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO KINSHASA HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY INSTALLED AS HEAD OF THE NEWLY-FORMED GOVERNMENT PARTY -- THE POPULAR MOVEMENT OF THE REVOLUTION (M.

  • Description

    1.
    GV.PRESIDENT MOBUTU SALUTED
    0.05

    2.
    SV.PEOPLE SALUTE
    0.06

    3.
    SV.PEOPLE APPLAUD
    0.08

    4.
    SV.PRESIDENT SEATED
    0.11

    5.
    CU.WOMAN SPEAKS
    0.14

    6.
    SV.PRESIDENT LISTENS
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    7.
    SV.PEOPLE LITENS (2 SHOTS)
    0.21

    8.
    CU.MAN SPEAKS
    0.24

    9.
    SV.PEOPLE CHEER
    0.27

    10.
    SV.PEOPLE SWEAR ALLEGIANCE
    0.35

    11.
    SV.DITTO
    0.38

    12.
    SV.PEOPLE APPLAUD
    0.40

    13.
    SV.PEOPLE SWEARING ALLEGIANCE (5 SHOTS)
    0.48



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    Background: PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO KINSHASA HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY INSTALLED AS HEAD OF THE NEWLY-FORMED GOVERNMENT PARTY -- THE POPULAR MOVEMENT OF THE REVOLUTION (M.P.R.). BEFORE THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONY, PRESIDENT MOBUTU ATTENDED A CEREMONY IN WHICH THE MEMBERS OF THE CORPS OF VOLUNTEERS OF THE REPUBLIC (C.V.R.) -- THE MASS MILITANT ORGANIZATION -- OFFICIALLY DISSOLVED ITSELF AND JOINED THE M.P.R.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU, HIMSELF A MEMBER OF THE C.V.R., JOINED OTHER C.V.R. MEMBERS IN SWEARING ALLEGIANCE TO THE M.P.R. PRESIDENT MOBUTU BANNED ALL POLITICAL ACTIVITY AFTER ASSUMING POWER IN AN ARMY COUP IN NOVEMBER, 1965, BUT HE RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THE DRAFT OF A NEW CONSTITUTION FOR A TWO-PARTY STATE. THIS WILL BE SUBMITTED TO A REFERENDUM ON THE 4TH OF NEXT MONTH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2Z9AEEQPI1V1Z60XCB8TPYNII
    Media URN:
    VLVA2Z9AEEQPI1V1Z60XCB8TPYNII
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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