• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL HAS BEEN ON A VISIT TO THE NEIGHBOURING REPUBLIC OF GUINEA.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL HAS BEEN ON A VISIT TO THE NEIGHBOURING REPUBLIC OF GUINEA. HE FLEW INTO LABE LAST SATURDAY FOR A SCHEDULED THREE-DAY VISIT TO DISCUSS FINANCE AND CO-OPERATION MATTERS. GUINEA'S PRESIDENT AHMED SEKOU TOURE WAS AT THE AIRPORT TO WELCOME HIM.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR WAS ACCLAIMED EVERYWHERE HE WENT. CHEERING CROWDS LINED THE STREETS AS HE WENT FROM ONE ENGAGEMENT TO THE NEXT. MORE THAN 30,000 MEN, WOMEN, CHILDREN, AND ARMY PERSONNEL TOOK PART IN THE MASS DISPLAY, WHICH WAS HELD AT THE CITY'S SPORTS STADIUM. THE MARCH-PAST LASTED TWO HOURS.

    (ANOTHER GUEST IN LABE AT THE SAME TIME WAS THE CUBAN MINISTER OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE, SENOR ERNESTO "CHE" GUEVARA, WHO IS MAKING AN EXTENSIVE TOUR THROUGH AFRICA. AT SOME OF THE FUNCTIONS PRESIDENT SENGHOR ATTENDED THERE WERE CHEERS OF SUPPORT FOR CUBA AND THE REVOLUTION WHICH BROUGHT DR. FIDEL CASTRO TO POWER).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZB8VWPO3UL7LYL8DP7C7FM7D
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZB8VWPO3UL7LYL8DP7C7FM7D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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