• Short Summary

    THROUGHOUT TODAY THERE HAS BEEN A STEADY STREAM OF CALLERS AT THE AVENUE DE LATOUR-MAUBOURG OFFICE OF FRANCE'S NEW PRESIDENT, GEORGES POMPIDOU WHO WILL BE FORMALLY INSTALLED AS THE COUNTRY'S LEADER ON FRIDAY.

  • Description

    THROUGHOUT TODAY THERE HAS BEEN A STEADY STREAM OF CALLERS AT THE AVENUE DE LATOUR-MAUBOURG OFFICE OF FRANCE'S NEW PRESIDENT, GEORGES POMPIDOU WHO WILL BE FORMALLY INSTALLED AS THE COUNTRY'S LEADER ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE, THE NATION HAS PROVIDED FORMER PRESIDENT DE GAULLE WITH A FIVE-ROOM PARIS FLAT FOR HIS RETURN TO FRANCE FROM HIS IRISH HOLIDAY.

    PRESIDENT-ELECT POMPIDOU CONFERED DURING THE DAY WITH LEADING GOVERNMENT MINISTERS AS GAULLIST AND CENTRIST DEPUTIES MET SEPARATELY TO DISCUSS THE IMPLICATIONS OF SUNDAY'S ELECTION.

    AMONG THE CALLERS ON M. POMPIDOU, AT THE OFFICE FROM WHICH HE CONDUCTED HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, WERE EDUCATION MINISTER EDGAR FAURE, ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST EXPERIENCED POLITICIANS; THE MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR WAR VETERANS, M. DUVILLARD; M. HENRI REY, PRESIDENT OF THE UDR GROUP IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, AND INDEPENDENT REPUBLICANS M. BOSCARY-MONSERVAIN, M. PAQUET AND M. MONDON.

    ANOTHER PERSON TO SEE THE PRESIDENT-ELECT WAS A SMALL BOY -- WITH AN OFFERING OF FLOWERS FOR THE NEW LEADER OF THE COUNTRY.

    FORMER PRESIDENT DE GAULLE, WHO IS STILL IN THE IRISH REPUBLIC, HAS BEEN GIVEN A FIVE-ROOM FLAT IN PARIS TO AWAIT HIS RETURN. FRANCE'S FINANCE MINISTRY SAID TODAY, WHEN MAKING THE ANNOUNCEMENT, THAT IT WAS TRADITIONAL FOR FORMER PRESIDENTS TO BE PROVIDED WITH ACCOMMODATION IN PARIS.

    GENERAL DE GAULLE'S NEW HEADQUARTERS WILL BE AT NUMBER 37 AVENUE DE BRETEUIL -- NOT FAR FROM THE FRENCH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3SJNR0N99JKI2UY1I6OG007VK
    Media URN:
    VLVA3SJNR0N99JKI2UY1I6OG007VK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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