• Short Summary

    More than six million Egyptians and Syrians to-day elected Gamal Abdul Nasser as first President of the United Arab Republic in an atmosphere overshadowed by the first United complaint by one Arab State against another.........

  • Description

    More than six million Egyptians and Syrians to-day elected Gamal Abdul Nasser as first President of the United Arab Republic in an atmosphere overshadowed by the first United complaint by one Arab State against another......... Egypt's claim to part of the Sudan. Voting was brisk in Cairo. Near unanimous approval was shown of the Union between Egypt and Syria and the election of Nasser to the Presidency was also a foregone conclusion. Voting is mandatory in Egypt for all men over 18 and for those women who choose to become registered voters.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6AQNL1D6QAGBYQPT8I5XCCB5D
    Media URN:
    VLVA6AQNL1D6QAGBYQPT8I5XCCB5D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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