• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT ETIENNE EYADEMA OF TOGO PLEDGED LAST SUNDAY (NOV 30) THAT THE COUNTRY'S NEW SINGLE POLITICAL PARTY WOULD MAINTAIN PEACE AND BRING A NEW AND BETTER WAY OF LIFE TO TOGO.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT ETIENNE EYADEMA OF TOGO PLEDGED LAST SUNDAY (NOV 30) THAT THE COUNTRY'S NEW SINGLE POLITICAL PARTY WOULD MAINTAIN PEACE AND BRING A NEW AND BETTER WAY OF LIFE TO TOGO.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS MAKING HIS FIRST SPEECH AFTER HIS ELECTION ON NOVEMBER 29 AS PRESIDENT OF THE NEW PARTY, THE RALLY OF THE TOGOLESE PEOPLE.

    HE SAID THE TOGOLESE PEOPLE HAD EXPERIENCED ENOUGH DISORDER, AND WANTED PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND LIBERTY.

    PRESIDENT EYADEMA SEIZED POWER IN AN ARMY COUP IN 1963 AND IT WAS ANNOUNCED LAST AUGUST THAT TOGO WOULD BECOME A SINGLE PARTY STATE.

    A CONGRESS WAS HELD LAST WEEKEND TO FORM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE NEW PARTY, AND M. HENRI DOGOH IS THE ASSOCIATE SECRETARY GENERAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5Z2N7P461SA1ODXSMPGG9XJMR
    Media URN:
    VLVA5Z2N7P461SA1ODXSMPGG9XJMR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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