• Short Summary

    A SIX-MAN DELEGATION OF THE ALL AFRICAN COUNCIL OF CHURCHES THIS WEEK HAD TALKS IN LAGOS WITH THE FEDERAL NIGERIAN LEADER MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON ON PEACE PROSPECTS IN THE NATION'S CIVIL WAR WITH SECESSIONIST BIAFRA.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. GOWON'S RESIDENCE
    0.05

    2.
    SV CAR ARRIVES
    0.10

    3.
    SV DELEGATES ALIGHT
    0.14

    4.
    SV INT. GOWON GREETS LEADER OF DELEGATION DR TOLBERT
    0.21

    5.
    CU CRUCIFIX AROUND BISHOP NECK
    0.22

    6.
    SV GOWON GREETS ARCHBISHOP AMISAH
    0.30

    7.
    GV GOWON GREETS OTHERS & ENTER ROOM
    0.40

    8.
    CU DELEGATES PRAYING
    0.42

    9.
    SV ARCHBISHOP PRAYING PAN OTHERS
    0.51

    10.
    SV DR TOLBERT TALKS TO GOWON
    0.56

    11.
    MV GOWON
    0.57

    12.
    SCU ARCHBISHOP
    0.59

    13.
    GV DELEGATES & GOWON SEATED
    1.04



    Initials TS/VS/BOB/SGM



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    Background: A SIX-MAN DELEGATION OF THE ALL AFRICAN COUNCIL OF CHURCHES THIS WEEK HAD TALKS IN LAGOS WITH THE FEDERAL NIGERIAN LEADER MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON ON PEACE PROSPECTS IN THE NATION'S CIVIL WAR WITH SECESSIONIST BIAFRA. THE CHURCH LEADER HAVE ALSO HAD A MEETING WITH BRITISH JUNIOR MINISTER MAYRICE FOWLEY, WHO IS ON A FACT-FINDING TOUR OF NIGERIA.

    THE TEAM'S LEADER AND VICE-PRESIDENT OF LIBERIA, DR. WILLIAM TOLBERT, TOLD REPORTERS ON HIS ARRIVAL THAT HE WAS CONVINCED THERE WAS A GENUINE DESIRE FOR PEACE ON THE PART OF SECESSIONIST LEADER MAJOR-GENERAL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, WHOM THE MISSION HAD MET EARLIER.

    THE CHURCH LEADERS, WHO WERE TO SPEND ABOUT FOUR DAYS IN LAGOS, INCLUDED ARCHBISHOP J.K. AMISAH, OF CAPE COAST, PASTOR SETH NOUMENYON, OF THE EVANGELICAL CHURCH IN TOGO AND MR JOHN GATU, GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN EAST AFRICA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3BKRXCAXRTXAOJ8MLRYNJXHLL
    Media URN:
    VLVA3BKRXCAXRTXAOJ8MLRYNJXHLL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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