• Short Summary

    YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) THE NEWLY APPOINTED CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, MR. MOISE TSHOMBE, INVITED THE PRESS TO?

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    YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) THE NEWLY APPOINTED CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, MR. MOISE TSHOMBE, INVITED THE PRESS TO HIS LEOPOLDVILLE RESIDENCE TO MEET ANTOINE GIZENGA, THE FORMER VICE-PREMIER WHO HAS BEEN IN "ADMINISTRATIVE DETENTION" FOR TWO AND A HALF YEARS.

    LAST SATURDAY THE NEW PRIME MINISTER ANNOUNCED THE RELEASE OF ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS AND ON WEDNESDAY 39 YEAR-OLD MR. GIZENGA WAS FREED FROM THE BULA MBEMBA ISLAND IN THE MOUTH OF THE CONGO RIVER.

    AFTER THE BRIEF, INFORMAL, MEETING MR. GIZENGA DROVE WITH MR. TSHOMBE AND MR. KALONJI, THE NEW AGRICULTURAL MINISTER, THROUGH THE STREETS OF LEOPOLDVILLE WHERE TENS OF THOUSANDS CHEERED THEM.

    THE DRIVE THROUGH THE CAPITAL EMPHASISED M. TSHOMBE'S EFFORT TO RECONCILE ALL PARTIES IN HIS NEW CABINET.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4XZ39J8T2VUQO8LJH5769C6V2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XZ39J8T2VUQO8LJH5769C6V2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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