• Short Summary

    BEFORE THE STATE FUNERAL IN BONN TODAY (THURSDAY) OF HERR ERICH OLLENHAUER, CHAIRMAN OF THE WEST GERMAN SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY, THERE WAS A LYING IN STATE IN THE PARTY'S HEADQUARTERS.

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    BEFORE THE STATE FUNERAL IN BONN TODAY (THURSDAY) OF HERR ERICH OLLENHAUER, CHAIRMAN OF THE WEST GERMAN SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY, THERE WAS A LYING IN STATE IN THE PARTY'S HEADQUARTERS.

    HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE FILED PASSED THE COFFIN TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS TO THE MAN WHOSE LONG DEVOTION TO THE CAUSES OF HIS PARTY HAD WON HOM INTERNATIONAL RESPECT.HIS FUNERAL COMES ONLY A DAY AFTER THE STATE FUNERAL OF PROFESSOR HEUSS, THE FORMER WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT.

    HERR OLLENHAUER DIED LAST SATURDAY AT THE AGE OF 62.HE HAD BEEN LEADER OF THE 190-MEMBER OPPOSITION PARLIAMENTARY PARTY SINCE 1952.TRIBUTES FROM ALL OVER THE WHOLE HAVE ARRIVED AT THE PARTY HEADQUARTERS.HIS DEATH HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS A LOSS, NOT ONLY TO THE GERMAN SOCIAL DEMOCRATS, BUT TO THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIALIST MOVEMENT.

    (HERR OLLENHAUER DIED WHILE A PARTY CONFERENCE WAS IN SESSION IN BONN.HE HAD BEEN DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL LAST WEEK AFTER TREATMENT FOR A CIRCULATORY ILLNESS.ON SATURDAY THE WAS READMITTED BUT DIED SOON AFTERWARDS.HERR WILLY BRANDT, A VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE PARTY, HAS BECOME ACTING PARTY CHAIRMAN UNTIL THE NEXT PARTY CONGRESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA33FA81B7Z88LTUJKVE6XVQQA1
    Media URN:
    VLVA33FA81B7Z88LTUJKVE6XVQQA1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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