• Short Summary

    On August 31, President Tito of Yugoslavia comes to the end of his extended four-year term of office.

  • Description


    LUSAKA 1970


    1.
    SV Kaunda and Tito on rostrum
    0.06

    2.
    CU Guard
    0.08

    3.
    SV Kaunda awarding Tito Grand Award of Companion and Freedom
    0.15

    4.
    SV Band
    0.17

    5.
    SV & CU Tito and Kaunda (2 shots)
    0.23


    BELGRADE 1944


    6.
    AERIAL VIEWS Belgrade (2 shots)
    0.31

    7.
    SV PAN Mass crowd of soldiers
    0.35

    8.
    LV Tito on rostrum
    0.37

    9.
    CU Soldiers listening
    0.39

    10.
    SV Tito and officers walk through Belgrade (2 shots)
    0.49


    LONDON 1953


    11.
    SV Tito with Churchill
    0.54


    STALINGRAD 1956


    12.
    LV Conference building
    0.57

    13.
    SV Khrushchev & Tito on steps
    1.02

    14.
    CU Cheering crowd
    1.03

    15.
    SV PAN Khrushchev and Tito away in car
    1.07

    16.
    LV Car arrives
    1.10

    17.
    SV Children present flowers to Khrushchev
    1.14

    18.
    SV Crowd
    1.16

    19.
    TV Khrushchev and party through crowd
    1.20


    BELGRADE 1961


    20.
    CU Nasser at conference table
    1.22

    21.
    SV Various delegates
    1.41

    22.
    SV Tito taking his place
    1.44


    PRAGUE 1968


    23.
    GV Crowd waving flags
    1.48

    24.
    SV Tito steps from aircraft greeted by Dubcek
    1.56

    25.
    CU Tito PAN TO Dubcek
    2.02


    KLADOVO YUGOSLAVIA 1969


    26.
    SC Tito and Ceausescu meet workers
    2.06

    27.
    CU Woman presents bouquet to Ceausescu
    2.11


    BELGRADE 1969


    28.
    SV Tito introduced to delegates
    2.22

    29.
    GV Delegates
    2.27


    ASWAN, UAR, 1970


    30.
    SV Tito down steps of airport greeted by Nasser (3 shots)
    2.42

    31.
    CU Flag
    2.44

    32.
    SV Tito and Nasser
    2.48


    ADDIS ABABA 1970


    33.
    GV Guests seated
    2.53

    34.
    SV Emperor reads speech
    2.56

    35.
    LV Tito reads speech
    2.59

    36.
    CU Ditto
    3.02

    37.
    SV Principles toast each other
    3.05


    DAR ES SALAAM 1970


    38.
    GV University grounds
    3.10

    39.
    SV INT. guests and delegates
    3.13

    40.
    SV Dais
    3.21

    41.
    GV Delegates (2 shots)
    3.26

    42.
    GV Conference hall interior
    3.30



    Initials DS/1353 OS/1618



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: On August 31, President Tito of Yugoslavia comes to the end of his extended four-year term of office. Approaching his eightieth birthday, the wartime guerrilla leader who toppled the Yugoslav royal family in 1945, has announced his intention of handling over to power to a new ??? leadership.

    Nearly a year ago, President Tito outlined plans for setting up new state leadership that would ensure ??? equality for the ??? six federal republics -- Serbia, Croatia, ??? Hercegovina, ???ion Slovenia and Montenegro -- thus removing a ??? in the country.

    A considerable question mark still hangs over President Tito's own plans for retirement. A month before his four-year team was due to ??? April, his Presidency was extended until the end of August to allow completion of the constitutional reform. But with a major change in the power structure of Yugoslavia imminent, it seems an opportune time ??? our profile of the men who, for 25 years, has shaped Yugoslavia's destroy.

    This library compilation concentrates particularly on the non-sl??? policies which President Tito has spearheaded in recent years. But it ??? cont???ins footage from the great formative years, when Tito led his partisans against the Nazis in 1944 and later tried to balance loyalties during the Cold War by maintaining relations with East and West.

    SYNOPSIS: A year ago, Yugoslavia's President Tito was in Zambia, canvassing support for a summit of non-aligned nations and being decorated by President Kaunda. Now nearly eighty, the indefatiguable President Tito ends an extended four-year term of office in August, and has announced the intention of handing over power to a new collective leadership.

    Tito has shaped Yugoslavia's destiny for over twenty-five years. leading wartime partisans against the Germans in 1944, and over-throwing the Yugoslav royal family the following year to set up a socialist state. Now he wants to see the country governed by a twenty-two member Presidency, ensuring maximum equality for the nation's six federal republics, and an end to recent internal tension.

    In 1953 -- the time of this visit to Winston Churchill, a wartime ally -- President Tito's main concern was international tension. Throughout the cold war, the Yugoslav leader tried to maintain relations with both East and West. Here he visits Krushchev in 1956. But he steadfastly resisted efforts to bring Yugoslavia back within the Soviet bloc. the policy of non-alignment was born.

    In 1961, a conference of non-aligned countries was held in Belgrade. Yugoslavia was interested in supporting other countries, many of them newly independent former colonial states in Asia and Africa, who wanted to remain outside the great power blocs. Like many other world statesmen Tito envisaged a vital role for the thi??? world -- as a force between the feuding superpowers.

    But Tito still had problems of his own. In August 1968 he visited Prague to boost morale for Mr. Dubcek's Government. Only weeks later Warsaw Pact troops occupied the country. Yugoslavia, also, felt threatened and Tito warned that his country would resist interference with force.

    Here Tito meets President Ceausescu of Rumania, the other major non-conformist Socialist nation in Eastern Europe. Both countries have resisted Soviet interference.

    Tito continued also to lock to non-aligned countries outside Europe. 1969 as a second non-aligned conference in Belgrade and countries present decided to seek a full summit conference. The movement was gathering strength.

    Early last year Tito set out on a remarkable tour of the Middle East and Africa. Here he meets President Nasser and one major topic on the agenda was the possibility of the non-aligned summit.

    In Addis Ababa, Tito talked with Emperor Haile Selassie. Both leaders agreed on the importance of a top-level conference of States not committed to the great power blocs. Tito was enthusiastically received in Africa for in many ways he embodies the policy of non-alignment.

    Following President Tito's initiative, representatives from more than fifty countries met in Tanzania to work out details for the summit. The summit, itself, followed later in Lusaka -- the culmination of a lifetime's struggle in the cause of non-alignment. When Yugoslavia's new collective leadership takes over power, they will be taking the place of a man who has proved himself one of the century's outstanding statesmen.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA59KOBEFF04FVITGVOZKOJAQXE
    Media URN:
    VLVA59KOBEFF04FVITGVOZKOJAQXE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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