Thousands of Congolese workers marked May Day on Monday (1 May) with a mass rally followed by a parade through the street of Brazzaville.
GV Stands, Nze arrives
LV Ngouabi arrives & is greeted by Kondo (4 shots)
CO Kondo speaking
LV & SV May Day marchers pass in procession
SV Officials watch marchers past (3 shots)
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Background: Thousands of Congolese workers marked May Day on Monday (1 May) with a mass rally followed by a parade through the street of Brazzaville.
Reviewing the parade from a grandstand on the Boulevard of the Armies were Congolese President Marien Ngouabi, Member of the Political Bureau, M. Pierre Nze, the Secretary General of the Congolese Confederation of Trade Unions, M.Anatole Kondo, and other officials.
In a speech marking the occasion, M. Kondo called on the workers of the Congo and those of its allies to units in the fight against capitalist domination.