• Short Summary

    Nearly a month after the death of President Nasser, Egypt's new President, Anwar Sadat, has given his first television interview.

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    1.
    GV Sadat's Palace (2 shots)
    0.13

    2.
    CV Sadat
    0.19

    3.
    CV interviewer
    1.42


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 3: INTERVIEWER : "What social background did your parents come from ?."



    SADAT: "Peasants. Yes. In the house that I was born in we had the stable in which we bathed everyone, with us, in the same house. Just like any other peasant."



    INTERVIEWER: "What do you to when you're not working, to relax ?"



    SADAT: "Well my main hobby is reading and writing and walking. I used to play tennis, but I couldn't find time now to play tennis."



    INTERVIEWER: "What is the big problem that Egypt is facing at the moment?"



    SADAT: "Well, the big problem is our occupied territory. this is my biggest problem now, we are facing."



    INTERVIEWER: "How do you see the future ?"



    SADAT: "Well, I shall do my best to follow the policies of my late dear friend, President Gamal. But, no one will capitulate here in this country. I am not ready to capitulate or to surrender one inch or a bit of sand from our land."




    Initials OJP/AW/CO/22.54 OJP/AW/OS/2248



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Nearly a month after the death of President Nasser, Egypt's new President, Anwar Sadat, has given his first television interview. A BBC reporter visited him at the Presidential Palace in Cairo after his inauguration and chatted with him about his upbringing.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3NYMW7WGTKWNJYAVV6D50I6CA
    Media URN:
    VLVA3NYMW7WGTKWNJYAVV6D50I6CA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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