• Short Summary

    CONGO-KINSHASA NOW HAS ITS FIRST DIRECT TELEPHONE LINK WITH PARIS, INAUGURATED EARLIER THIS MONTH BY NUMEROUS REPRESENTATIVES FROM BOTH COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    CONGO-KINSHASA NOW HAS ITS FIRST DIRECT TELEPHONE LINK WITH PARIS, INAUGURATED EARLIER THIS MONTH BY NUMEROUS REPRESENTATIVES FROM BOTH COUNTRIES.

    THE KINSHASA TELEPHONE EXCHANGE PLAYED HOST ON THE OPENING DAY TO THE CONGO KINSHASAN POSTMASTER GENERAL, MR. KIKANGALA, TOGETHER WITH THE FRENCH CHARGE D'AFFAIRES AND SEVERAL OTHER CELEBRITIES.

    WAITING IN THE FRENCH CAPITAL TO RECEIVE THE INAUGURAL CALL WAS THE CONGOLESE AMBASSADOR TO FRANCE. THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE CENTRE SPOKE TO HIM OVER THE 'HOT-LINE', OFFERING CONGO KINSHASA'S GREETINGS TO THEIR FRENCH-SPEAKING BROTHERS.

    AN OFFICIAL INSPECTION OF THE LATEST TELEPHONIC EQUIPMENT FOLLOWED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4L47HIC2VM2HBP47I2U7R501F
    Media URN:
    VLVA4L47HIC2VM2HBP47I2U7R501F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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