• Short Summary

    THE FORMAL INTEGRATION OF KATANGA WITH THE CONGO CONTINUES.ON THURSDAY THE CENTRAL POST OFFICE IN?

  • Description

    1.
    LV ILEO ADDRESSES CROWD OUTSIDE CUSTOMS BUILDING.
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    2.
    CU DITTO.
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    3.
    ANGLE V...FLAG.
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    4.
    SV PAN..ILEO WITH KIBWE AND OTHER VIPS.
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    5.
    SV PAN..FROM SIGN "PLACE DES HEROS NATIONAUX DU 13 SEPTEMBRE" TO FLAGS WAITING TO BE RAISED.
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    6.
    PAN..PARA-COMMANDOS LINED UP.
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    7.
    SV ILEO ARRIVES.
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    8.
    SIDE V..COMMANDOS LINED UP.
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    9.
    SV ILEO SHAKES HANDS WITH BALUBA'S LEADER.
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    10.
    STV PEOPLE DANCE OUTSIDE POST OFFICE.
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    11.
    ANGLE V..POST OFFICE BUILDING.
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    12.
    SV ILEO PREPARES TO LEAVE.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FORMAL INTEGRATION OF KATANGA WITH THE CONGO CONTINUES.ON THURSDAY THE CENTRAL POST OFFICE IN ELISABETHVILLE, CAPITAL OF THE FORMER BREAKAWAY PROVINCE, WAS TAKEN OVER ON BEHALF OF THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT BY ITS RESIDENT MINISTER IN KATANGA, MR.JOSEPH ILEO.IT WAS AT THE POST OFFICE THAT FIGHTING WAS MOST BITTER IN EARLIER ATTEMPTS TO REINTEGRATE KATANGA WITH THE CONGO.

    BEFORE THE CEREMONY IN WHICH THE CONGOLESE NATIONAL FLAG WAS RAISED, MR.ILEO HAD TALKED WITH POST OFFICE.OFFICIALS AND URGED THEM TO COLLABORATE.AMONG THE GUESTS AT THE HAND-OVER CEREMONY WAS THE BALUBA LEADER AND FORMER CONGO VICE-PREMIER MR.JASON SENDWE.

    NO MEMBERS OF THE KATANGA GOVERNMENT WERE PRESENT FOR THE CEREMONY.LATE LAST MONTH, MR.ILEO WAS PRESENT AT THE FORMAL TAKE-OVER OF THE KATANGA NATIONAL BANK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5MM06RJ4KVZNMOUUXC5F0P3XO
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MM06RJ4KVZNMOUUXC5F0P3XO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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