• Short Summary

    BENYOUSSEF BENKHEDDA, PRIME MINISTER OF THE ALGERIAN PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT, TOLD 100,000 CHEERING TUNISIANS AT A RALLY IN TUNIS, NOV 1, THAT THE DEMONSTRATING MOSLEMS IN NEIGHBOURING ALGERIA WERE "DYING FOR SOVEREIGNTY AND NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE."
    THE MASS "SOLIDARITY" RALLY WAS HELD IN GOVERNMENT SQUARE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CROWDS WITH BENKHEDDA AND MINISTERS WALKING TOWARDS DAIS.
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    2.
    CU SECTION OF CROWD WAVING FLAGS.
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    3.
    SV MINISTERS WALKING UP STEPS OF DAIS.
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    4.
    CU VEILED WOMEN.
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    5.
    LV MINISTERS WALKING ON PLATFORM.
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    6.
    GV CROWDS.
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    7.
    LV BENKHEDDA ADDRESSING CROWD.
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    8.
    SV DITTO.
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    9.
    CU DITTO.
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    10.
    SV MINISTERS LISTENING
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    11.
    GV CROWDS WITH BENKHEDDA ADDRESSING THEM IN F/G.
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    12.
    SV CROWD APPLAUDING.
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    13.
    SV BENKHEDDA CONGRATULATED AT END OF SPEECH.
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    14.
    GV MASSED CROWD.
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    Initials EHR/S/WH/ES EHR/S/WH/LW



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    Background: BENYOUSSEF BENKHEDDA, PRIME MINISTER OF THE ALGERIAN PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT, TOLD 100,000 CHEERING TUNISIANS AT A RALLY IN TUNIS, NOV 1, THAT THE DEMONSTRATING MOSLEMS IN NEIGHBOURING ALGERIA WERE "DYING FOR SOVEREIGNTY AND NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE."
    THE MASS "SOLIDARITY" RALLY WAS HELD IN GOVERNMENT SQUARE. FLANKING HIM ON THE PLATFORM WAS TUNISIAN PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA. OTHER MINISTERS OF THE ALGERIAN REBEL GOVERNMENT, IN EXILE IN TUNIS, WERE ALSO ON THE PLATFORM.

    NOV 1, SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REBELLION IN ALGERIA, THE REBEL GOVERNMENT SAID THAT FRENCH FORCES HAD FIRED WANT ONLY INTO CROWDS OF PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATORS IN ALGERIA. IT CLAIMED THAT REBEL ORDER HAD BEEN FOLLOWED ALMOST UNANIMOUSLY THROUGHOUT THE VAST NORTH AFRICAN TERRITORY.

    THE REBELS WERE READY TO DISCUSS THE POSSIBILITY OF FRANCE MAINTAINING MILITARY BASES IN ALGERIA "AFTER IT BECOMES AN INDEPENDENT REPUBLIC".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA65H7B0BYQCFWQXSO0M09XMVZR
    Media URN:
    VLVA65H7B0BYQCFWQXSO0M09XMVZR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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