• Short Summary

    THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF ALGERIAN INDEPENDENCE WAS CELEBRATED TODAY (SATURDAY) IN THE CAPITAL OF ALGIERS WITH A SPECIAL PARADE.

  • Description

    THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF ALGERIAN INDEPENDENCE WAS CELEBRATED TODAY (SATURDAY) IN THE CAPITAL OF ALGIERS WITH A SPECIAL PARADE. HUNDREDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE TOOK PART IN THE MARCH, WHICH WAS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY'S FESTIVITIES.

    AMONG THE YOUNG MARCHERS WERE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT -- THE ORGANISATION WHICH FOUGHT IN THE ALGERIAN WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE.

    ALSO TAKING PART WERE YOUNG SCOUTS.

    SOME OF THE MARCHERS CARRIED BANNERS AND SLOGANS SUPPORTING THE PALESTINIAN FREEDOM FIGHTERS AND THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH VIETNAM.

    LATER, WREATHS WERE LAID AT A MEMORIAL TO THE COUNTRY'S MARTYRS.

    IN HIS ADDRESS TO THE NATION, THE PRESIDENT, M. HOUARI BOUMEDIENE STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF BUILDING A LASTING AND HARMONIOUS STATE OF AFFAIRS IN THE COUNTRY.

    HE EXPRESSED THE HOPE THAT THE REORGANISATION OF THE COUNTRY'S ADMINISTRATION, AIMED AT BUILDING A SOCIALIST STATE ON THE RUINS OF A COLONIAL STATE, WOULD BE ACHIEVED WITHIN THREE YEARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7COP5LQQVYXV4KKO59XJ488Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA7COP5LQQVYXV4KKO59XJ488Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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