• Short Summary

    M. Tshombe arrived today in Athens with his 48-membered congolese delegation after a 4-day captivity?

  • Description


    "I am happy to be again back again in Greece and among Free people. The treatment I had in Cairo was intolerable, unbecoming and unhuman. That is why I intend to bring the whole matter before the Conference of the African Countries' Foreign Ministers".


    1.
    M. Tshombe (three shots) speaking to our reporter and cameraman while he was the guest of Athens Chief of Police for Security reasons.


    2.
    Various shots of his party people (men and women) back in the VIP's hall. Shots of them talking, sitted, drinking, etc.; some close-ups.


    3.
    Other shots of negro women of the party.


    4.
    Various shots.


    5.
    M. Tshombe received the okay of the French Authorities to land in Paris and so he leaves Athens. Here he is heading towards his Air-Congo chartered plane, surrounded by his security men and members of the Congolese delegation.


    6.
    More shots as above.


    7.
    M. Tshombe stepping up the gangway and waving hands to his greek friends.


    8.
    Propellers getting ready to fly away the plane to Paris.




    Initials


    PS: We missed all London planes, for Tshombe arrived at 1215 and only at 1250 we were allowed to approach him by Security Police. ??? therefore couldn't help it. Sorry for the inconvenience.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: M. Tshombe arrived today in Athens with his 48-membered congolese delegation after a 4-day captivity in Cairo. M. Tshombe and his party stopped over Athens for one-and-half hour and left aboard an Air-Congo DC-6 for Paris. During his Athens stay he declared to our reporter:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3PQUBYR5835T9AS3MXFTQLL5E
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PQUBYR5835T9AS3MXFTQLL5E
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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