• Short Summary

    Arbour Day--Mar 21-- in Iraq is a national holiday during which Iraqis plant donated trees as part of the National Re-Forestation Scheme.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Kassem arrives by car.
    0.03

    2.
    SCU PAN..Ditto.
    0.08

    3.
    CU Kassem steps from car and salutes.
    0.10

    4.
    SV The Director General of Forests addresses crowd.
    0.13

    5.
    SV Steps from microphone.
    0.16

    6.
    SCU Kassem speaks.
    0.20

    7.
    SV Section of the crowd.
    0.22

    8.
    SV Kassem plants tree.
    0.25

    9.
    CU Ditto.
    0.27

    10.
    SV Ditto.
    0.29

    11.
    SV Waters tree.
    0.35

    12.
    SCU Director of Forests.
    0.37

    13.
    SV PAN..Kassem drives away.
    0.42



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Arbour Day--Mar 21-- in Iraq is a national holiday during which Iraqis plant donated trees as part of the National Re-Forestation Scheme. Premier Kassem attended a ceremony at Al-Daoudi near the first tree.

    Aimed at promoting soil cultivation and reclamation, the Scheme encourages public donations and plantations of trees. A national holiday is proclaimed when Iraqis visit various scheduled sites to plant their trees.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA62EFQQYIDGZ6VZTVDL1V2UAMX
    Media URN:
    VLVA62EFQQYIDGZ6VZTVDL1V2UAMX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1960
    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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