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    BRAZZAVILLE, THE CAPITAL OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, CELEBRATED MAY DAY ON WEDNESDAY (MAY 1) IN THE TRADITIONAL FASHION WITH A MASSIVE PARADE WATCHED BY THE PRESIDENT, MASSAEMBA-DEBAT.

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    OFFICIALS SEATED; TROOPS PAST; SPECTATORS; CIVILIANS PAST; OLD MEN PAST; WOMEN PAST.




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    Background: BRAZZAVILLE, THE CAPITAL OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, CELEBRATED MAY DAY ON WEDNESDAY (MAY 1) IN THE TRADITIONAL FASHION WITH A MASSIVE PARADE WATCHED BY THE PRESIDENT, MASSAEMBA-DEBAT.

    ALSO ATTENDING THE PARADE, AS GUEST OF HONOUR WAS THE NORTH VIETNAMESE DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER, MR HOANG VAN LOI, WHO IS AT PRESENT ON A TOUR OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

    BEFORE THE MARCH-PAST, MR. PAUL BANTOU THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE CONGOLESE TRADE-UNION CONFEDERATION, IN A SPEECH, CONDEMNED WHAT HE CALLED THE "AMERICAN AGGRESSION IN VIETNAM".

    HUNDREDS OF SPECTATORS, WHO HAD GATHERED TO WITNESS THE PARADE, GAVE THE MARCHERS A ROUSING RECEPTION AS THEY PASSED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6FDYP51UP9FIES2H78X7TAWTC
    Media URN:
    VLVA6FDYP51UP9FIES2H78X7TAWTC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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