• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEONID BREZHNEV WAS TODAY (FRIDAY) APPOINTED A SECRETARY OF THE SOVIET COMMUNIST PARTY CENTRAL COMMITTEE.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LEONID BREZHNEV WAS TODAY (FRIDAY) APPOINTED A SECRETARY OF THE SOVIET COMMUNIST PARTY CENTRAL COMMITTEE.HE WAS ELECTED AT THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING IN THE KREMLIN.

    THE SECRETARIAT IS ONE OF THE CHIEF SEATS OF POWER DIRECTING THE APPARATUS OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE.THE APPOINTMENT OF THE PRESIDENT IS SEEN AS A POSSIBLE MOVE CLOSER TO SUCCESSION TO MR.KHRUSHCHEV.

    VISNEWS LIBRARY FILM SHOWS THE TWO MEN AT A CEREMONY IN MOSCOW TWO YEARS AGO WHEN PRESIDENT BREZHNEV PRESENTED MR.KHRUSHCHEV WITH AN AWARD FOR HIS SPONSORSHIP OF THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT IN SPACE.

    THE PRESIDENT IS ONE OF THE SMALL GROUP OF MEN WHO HAVE HAD A CLOSE ASSOCIATION WITH MR.KHRUSHCHEV STRETCHING BACK MORE THAN 30 YEARS.HE WORKED WITH MR.KHRUSHCHEV IN THE UKRAINE IN THE LATE 1930's.HE WAS APPOINTED TO THE SECRETARIAT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 1952.HE BECAME A FULL MEMBER OF THE PRESIDIUM IN 1957, AND BECAME PRESIDENT IN 1960.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA582AY1PUENW3897V5USYRN3NX
    Media URN:
    VLVA582AY1PUENW3897V5USYRN3NX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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