• Short Summary

    MORE THAN ONE MILLION PEOPLE FLOCKED TO ABIDJAN (POPULATION 250,000) AT THE WEEKEND FOR "A DAY OF LOYALTY STAGED IN HONOUR OF PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY.

  • Description

    MORE THAN ONE MILLION PEOPLE FLOCKED TO ABIDJAN (POPULATION 250,000) AT THE WEEKEND FOR "A DAY OF LOYALTY STAGED IN HONOUR OF PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY.

    ON SATURDAY, TWO HUGE PARADES TOOK PLACE THROUGH THE CITY, BOTH MEETING FINALLY AT THE STADIUM NAMED AFTER THE PRESIDENT, WHERE THE 1960 "FRIENDSHIP GAMES" TOOK PLACE.

    THE RALLY WAS ORGANISED MAINLY BY THE IVORY COAST DEMOCRATIC PARTY AS A GESTURE OF SUPPORT FOR, AND CONFIDENCE IN THE PRESIDENT.(EARLIER THIS YEAR A PLOT WAS DISCOVERED TO OUST HIM FROM THE PRESIDENCY; A NUMBER OF CABINET MINISTER WERE SAID TO BE INVOLVED.THE RETURN OF THE PRESIDENT FROM A EUROPEAN TOUR WAS HASTENED BY THE DISCOVERY OF THE PLOT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA61RJ9XEAGBNNJU01NVBN7N7LT
    Media URN:
    VLVA61RJ9XEAGBNNJU01NVBN7N7LT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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