• Short Summary

    HERR FRANZ-JOSEF STRAUSS, THE FORMER WEST GERMAN DEFENCE MINISTER, IS LEADING THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN IN BAVARIA TO TRY TO MAINTAIN THE GRIP OF THE CHRISTIAN SOCIAL UNION ON THE MUNICH PARLIAMENT.

  • Description

    HERR FRANZ-JOSEF STRAUSS, THE FORMER WEST GERMAN DEFENCE MINISTER, IS LEADING THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN IN BAVARIA TO TRY TO MAINTAIN THE GRIP OF THE CHRISTIAN SOCIAL UNION ON THE MUNICH PARLIAMENT. THE ELECTIONS ARE DUE TO TAKE PLACE NEXT SUNDAY (20 NOV).

    HERR STRAUSS, WHO IS LEADER OF THE BAVARIAN WING OF THE PARTY, IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF DR. KURT-GEORGE KIESINGER, THE HEIR-PRESUMPTIVE OF THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLORSHIP.

    SHORTLY AFTER THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS LOST THEIR MAJORITY IN THE RECENT GOVERNMENT CRISIS, HERR STRAUSS WAS ONE OF SEVERAL PROMINENT POLITICIANS MENTIONED AS POTENTIAL SUCCESSORS TO DR. LUDWIG ERHARD, THE OUTGOING WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7J6KQ4VEDQX18ZXH4AD3DU4EG
    Media URN:
    VLVA7J6KQ4VEDQX18ZXH4AD3DU4EG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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