• Short Summary

    HERR WILLY BRANDT, THE 55-YEAR-OLD FORMER MAYOR OF WEST BERLIN WHO BECAME WEST GERMANY'S NEW CHANCELLOR, TODAY LED HIS NEW CABINET TO BE SWORN IN.

  • Description

    HERR WILLY BRANDT, THE 55-YEAR-OLD FORMER MAYOR OF WEST BERLIN WHO BECAME WEST GERMANY'S NEW CHANCELLOR, TODAY LED HIS NEW CABINET TO BE SWORN IN.

    THE SWEARING IN TOOK PLACE AT THE BUNDESTAG, BUT FIRST THE NEW GOVERNMENT WENT TO VISIT THE BUNDESPRESIDENT, HERR HEINEMANN TO RECEIVE HIS OFFICIAL RECOGNITION.

    THE NEW CABINET HAS BEEN FORMED BY A COALITION BETWEEN WEST GERMANY'S MAIN POLITICAL PARTIES, BUT HERR BRANDT'S OWN SOCIAL DEMOCRAT PARTY MEMBERS HAVE THE DOMINANT ROLE.

    THE NEW MINISTERS SHOWN ON FILM ARE: FINANCIAL -- ALEX MOELLER (SPD); (DEFENCE -- HELMUT SCHMIDT (SPD); SCIENCE -- HANS LEUSSINK (INDEPENDENT); FOREIGN -- WALTER SCHEEL (LEADER OF THE FPD -- FREE DEMOCRATS); ECONOMICS -- PROFESSOR KARL SCHILLER, THE SPD MEMBER WHO HELD THE POST UNDER THE LAST GOVERNMENT; INTERIOR MINISTER -- HANS DIETRICH GENSCHER (SPD).

    THE NEW CABINET MEMBERS WERE SWORN IN BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE BUNDESTAG, HERR VON HASSEL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8JV2USR4KKMR4V5M5FNC1O3OQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JV2USR4KKMR4V5M5FNC1O3OQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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