• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE HAS BEEN RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF TANZANIA AND ON FRIDAY HE WAS INAUGURATED FOR HIS SECOND TERM OF OFFICE AS HEAD OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE HAS BEEN RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF TANZANIA AND ON FRIDAY HE WAS INAUGURATED FOR HIS SECOND TERM OF OFFICE AS HEAD OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA.

    A CROWD OF OVER 40-THOUSAND WATCHED PRESIDENT NYERERE BEING SWORN-IN BY THE CHIEF IN JUSTICE. AFTER THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONY PRESIDENT NYERERE WAS PRESENTED, WITH A CLOAK SYMBOLISING HIS ROLE AS FATHER OF THE NATION AND A SPEAR AND SHIELD, TRADITIONAL ACCOUTREMENTS OF A WARRIOR, TO SYMBOLISE THAT HE IS DEFENDER OF THE NATION. THEN THE PRESIDENT MIXED SOIL FROM TANGANYIKA AND ZANZIBAR TO SIGNIFY THE INDISSOLUBILITY OF THE UNION.

    THE CEREMONIES WERE FOLLOWED BY A MARCH-PAST INCLUDING CONTINGENTS FROM THE ARMY, POLICE, NATIONAL SERVICE AND YOUTH LEAGUES.

    PRESIDENT NYERERE WAS RE-ELECTED WITH OVER TWO AND A HALF MILLION VOTES, ONLY NINETY-TWO THOUSAND VOTED AGAINST HIM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6TV3CF79YZ39EJKG7WQVIDLXH
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TV3CF79YZ39EJKG7WQVIDLXH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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