• Short Summary

    ZANZIBAR ... THE INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND OF CLOVES ... TODAY (TUESDAY) CELEBRATING ITS FIRST DAY?

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    ZANZIBAR ... THE INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND OF CLOVES ... TODAY (TUESDAY) CELEBRATING ITS FIRST DAY OF INDEPENDENCE. THE NEW STATE, ONCE A SLAVE ISLAND, REMAINS WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH.

    WATCHING THE END OF 73 YEARS OF BRITISH RULE ... THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH REPRESENTING QUEEN ELIZABETH -- SEEN HERE ARRIVING YESTERDAY FOR THE CEREMONIES -- MR. SANDYS, THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AND COLONIAL SECRETARY, AND THE AGA KHAN, THE SPIRITUAL HEAD OF SEVERAL THOUSAND ISMAILI MUSLIMS IN ZANZIBAR.

    IN THE STREETS, A FEW HOURS BEFORE ZANZIBAR'S NEW FLAG -- EMBLAZONED WITH THE EMBLEM OF A YELLOW CLOVE -- WENT UP, DANCING IN THE STREETS WAS WELL UNDER WAY. AT THE CEREMONY OF INDEPENDENCE, REPRESENTATIVES OF 70 NATIONS WERE THERE TO SEE THE BREAK-UP OF BRITISH EAST AFRICA ... FIRST, TANGANYIKA, NOW ZANZIBAR AND ITS TWIN ISLAND OF PEMBA, TOMORROW KENYA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA79GDOZ8SVMRRYX13Y5QTMWKVV
    Media URN:
    VLVA79GDOZ8SVMRRYX13Y5QTMWKVV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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