• Short Summary

    TODAY IS THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL DAY -- THE 4TH OF JULY, OR INDEPENDENCE DAY.?

  • Description

    TODAY IS THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL DAY -- THE 4TH OF JULY, OR INDEPENDENCE DAY. IN SOUTH AFRICA, THE AMERICAN EMBASSY IN PRETORIA CELEBRATED INDEPENDENCE DAY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WITH A RECEPTION, AND IT WAS -- AS USUAL -- A MULTI-RACIAL GATHERING IN SPITE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT'S DISAPPROVAL.

    THE UNITED STATES 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA HAVE BEEN MULTI-RACIAL FOR SOME YEARS. THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT'S DISAPPROVAL WAS PUBLICALLY EXPRESSED RECENTLY BY DR. VERWOERD, THE PRIME MINISTER. HE SAID THE GOVERNMENT COULD TAKE NO ACTION AGAINST THE RECEPTIONS BUT WOULD CONTINUE TO INDICATE ITS DISAPPROVAL OF THEM BY REFUSING TO ATTEND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8FRGGR9AW8LBVQAZDL1F7U5J2
    Media URN:
    VLVA8FRGGR9AW8LBVQAZDL1F7U5J2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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