• Short Summary

    LIBREVILLE, THE CAPITAL OF GABON, HAS CELEBRATED THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE GABON DEMOCRATIC PARTY WITH A SPECIAL PARADE THROUGH ITS STREETS.

  • Description

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    GV PRES. BONGO ARRIVES IN MOTORCADE
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    SCU PAN..BONGO PAST CAMERA
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    3.
    SV GUARD OF HONOUR AND FLAG (2 SHOTS)
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    MV BONGO AT ATTENTION
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    GV POLICE MARCH PAST AT START OF PARADE
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    SV BONGO ON FASTRUN
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    SV TROOPS MARCH PAST (3 SHOTS)
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    8.
    MV BONGO
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    CU GIRL PAST CARRYING FLAG "LIBREVILLE"
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    10.
    SV YOUNG ATHLETES PAST
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    11.
    SV FOOTBALLERS PARADING
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    12.
    MV BONGO
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    13.
    SV GIRLS CARRYING BANNER "ECOLE NATIONALE DE SANTE"
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    14.
    SV ANOTHER GROUP OF GIRLS CARRYING BANNER MARCH PAST
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    15.
    SV CROWDS AND PARADE (3 SHOTS)
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    16.
    SV BONGO APPLAUDING
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    Initials OJP/VS/BOB/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: LIBREVILLE, THE CAPITAL OF GABON, HAS CELEBRATED THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE GABON DEMOCRATIC PARTY WITH A SPECIAL PARADE THROUGH ITS STREETS.

    TWO YEARS AGO, LAST THURSDAY (12 MARCH), THE GABON DEMOCRATIC PARTY WAS FOUNDED BY PRESIDENT ALBERTO-BERNARD BONGO. THE PARADE WAS ONE OF THE CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE ANNIVERSARY.

    THE CELEBRATIONS BEGAN WHEN PRESIDENT BONGO ARRIVED IN A PRESIDENTIAL MOTORCADE.

    A MARCH-PART OF MEMBERS OF THE POLICE FORCE STARTED THE PARADE.

    A WARM RECEPTION WAS GIVEN TROOPS OF GABON'S ARMY, AIR FORCE, AND WOMEN'S CORPS.

    PRESIDENT BONGO, AT ONLY THIRTY-TWO, IS ONE OF THE YOUNGEST NATIONAL LEADERS OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT. HE BECAME VICE-PRESIDENT OF GABON ONLY SIX YEARS AFTER LEAVING THE AIR FORCE TO TAKE UP POLITICS. HE LATER SUCCEEDED LEON M'BA AS PRESIDENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8FAQJCWT6OML05QM275S0TXZ9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8FAQJCWT6OML05QM275S0TXZ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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