• Short Summary

    ABOUT 400 CONGOLESE CHILDREN WENT TO BRAZZAVILLE ON THURSDAY TO THANK PRESIDENT ALPHONSE MASSAMBA-DEBAT FOR THE MONTH THEY'D SPENT AT A HOLIDAY CAMP SET UP BY THE NATIONAL PIONEERS MOVEMENT OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE.

  • Description

    1.
    LV "Young Pioneers" marching (3 shots)
    0.33

    2.
    LV Young Pioneers running
    0.38

    3.
    CU Feet marching
    0.52

    4.
    SV President Massamba-Debat comes out of palace with others
    1.07

    5.
    MV President walks past camera
    1.15

    6.
    SV Shakes hands with Young Pioneers
    1.23

    7.
    SV Crowd saluting Debat
    1.31

    8.
    MV Young Pioneers singing
    1.37

    9.
    SV Crowd
    1.48

    10.
    MV Young Pioneers dancing
    1.56

    11.
    MV President listens and applauds
    2.08



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ABOUT 400 CONGOLESE CHILDREN WENT TO BRAZZAVILLE ON THURSDAY TO THANK PRESIDENT ALPHONSE MASSAMBA-DEBAT FOR THE MONTH THEY'D SPENT AT A HOLIDAY CAMP SET UP BY THE NATIONAL PIONEERS MOVEMENT OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE.

    THE "YOUNG PIONEERS", AGED BETWEEN SEVEN AND TWELVE, SPENT THEIR HOLIDAY AT THE CAMP AT POINTE NOIRE, AND CAME FROM ALL PARTS OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE.

    THEY CALLED ON THE PRESIDENT WITH THEIR INSTRUCTORS. THE PRESIDENT CAME OUT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN BRAZZAVILLE WITH MEMBERS OF HIS GOVERNMENT AND A NUMBER OF OFFICIALS.

    PRESIDENT MASSAMBA-DEBAT SHOOK HANDS WITH SOME OF THE CHILDREN, AND THEY SAND AND DANCED FOR HIM.

    IN A SPEECH, THE PRESIDENT SAID: "OUR HOLIDAY CAMPS WERE SET UP IN ORDER TO TRAIN YOU WELL, A IN ORDER TO BRING YOU NEW IDEAS, OF UNDERSTANDING, FRATERNAL LOVE, AND FRIENDSHIP, SO THAT IN THE FUTURE YOU MAY BE ABLE TO TALK OF NATIONAL UNITY."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7G0FL3Y2GWC59Q2DKTZ1XMC2O
    Media URN:
    VLVA7G0FL3Y2GWC59Q2DKTZ1XMC2O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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