• Short Summary

    IN SENEGAL, THE PRIDE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF DAKAR IS ITS NEW LIBRARY CONTAINING 150,000 BOOKS, AND A NEW FACULTY OF ARTS.

  • Description

    IN SENEGAL, THE PRIDE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF DAKAR IS ITS NEW LIBRARY CONTAINING 150,000 BOOKS, AND A NEW FACULTY OF ARTS. PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SEDAR SENGHOR ATTENDED THE INAUGURAL CEREMONIES.

    REPRESENTATIVES OF FRENCH AND OTHER FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES WERE PRESENT AS WELL AS REPRESENTATIVES OF FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES OF AFRICA -- AMONG THEM THE EDUCATION MINISTERS OF IVORY COAST, UPPER VOLTA, MAURITANIA, NIGER, DAHOMEY, MALI AND TOGO.

    MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS AND THE JUDICIARY ATTENDED THE CEREMONIES WHICH ALSO MARKED THE OPENING OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR. IN HIS ADDRESS, PRESIDENT SENEGAL STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL STANDING DAKAR UNIVERSITY HAD ACHIEVED SINCE ITS BEGINNING IN DECEMBER 1959.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA75ZJDQK3K7LQ48PXFAH3ODFYJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA75ZJDQK3K7LQ48PXFAH3ODFYJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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