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    DR. KONRAD ADENAUER, THE 90-YEAR-OLD CHANCELLOR OF WEST GERMANY, HAS RETIRED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE?

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    SDU ANNUAL CONGRESS ATTENDED BY ADENAUER, ERHARD AND SCHROEDER, FAREWELL CEREMONY TO ADENAUER.




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    Background: DR. KONRAD ADENAUER, THE 90-YEAR-OLD CHANCELLOR OF WEST GERMANY, HAS RETIRED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE RULING CHRISTIAN DEMOCRAT PARTY (CDU). HE IS SUCCEEDED BY DR. LUDWIG ERHARD WHO ALSO FOLLOWED HIM AS CHANCELLOR. THE FAREWELL CEREMONY TOOK PLACE IN BONN TODAY (MONDAY) - DR ADENAUER WAS ACCOMPANIED BY CHANCELLOR ERHARD AND THE FOREIGN MINISTER GERHARD SCHROEDER. MAKING HIS LAST SPEECH TO THE PARTY WHICH HE HAS LED FOR 15 YEARS, DR ADENAUER SAID HE WAS CONVINCED THAT A SOLUTION ACCEPTABLE TO EVERYONE COULD BE FOUND TO THE CURRENT NATO CRISIS. ALSO SPEAKING OF NATO DR. ERHARD SAID ONLY ITS SYSTEM OF INTEGRATED DEFENCE ASSURED AN EFFECTIVE DETERRENT AGAINST ATTACK. "NATIONAL ISOLATION PROVIDES NO SECURITY TODAY FOR EUROPE'S PEOPLE, NOR FOR FRANCE EITHER," HE SAID. DR. ADENAUER WHO SIGNED AUTOGRAPHS OVER HIS PHOTOGRAPHS OVER HIS PHOTOGRAPHS FOR ADMIRERS WAS ELECTED HONORARY LIFE CHAIRMAN FOR HIS SERVICES TO THE CDU.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8TRAVTF5E5RJH4RA54TWQ9BU8
    Media URN:
    VLVA8TRAVTF5E5RJH4RA54TWQ9BU8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
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    N/A

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