• Short Summary

    MANILA IS SPRUCING ITSELF UP FOR TOMORROW'S (TUESDAY) INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED SECOND TERM OF OFFICE.

  • Description

    MANILA IS SPRUCING ITSELF UP FOR TOMORROW'S (TUESDAY) INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED SECOND TERM OF OFFICE.

    YESTERDAY, AS FLAGS FLEW FROM FISHING BOATS AND AROUND THE RIZAL MONUMENT, FINISHING TOUCHES WERE PUT TO THE LUNETA STAND IN RIZAL PARK WHERE THE INAUGURATION WILL TAKE PLACE.

    LAWNS WERE CLIPPED, PAVEMENTS SWEPT, BARRIERS PAINTED AND A CARPET IN THE FILIPINO TRICOLOUR LAID AS OFFICIALS CHECKED FINAL DETAILS.

    PRESIDENT MARCOS, WHO IN NOVEMBER BECAME THE FIRST FILIPINO PRESIDENT TO WIN A SECOND TERM OF OFFICE, HAS ORDERED THAT THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY BE AS SIMPLE AS THE BUDGET SET ASIDE FOR IT IS 100,000 PESOS (GBP10,000) - ONLY ONE FIFTH OF WHAT IT COST FOR THE SAME CEREMONY FOUR YEARS AGO.

    FORTY COUNTRIES ARE SENDING REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CEREMONY - AMONG THEM VICE-PRESIDENT AGNEW OF THE UNITED STATES WHO IS DUE TO ARRIVE IN MANILA TODAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA90GWJAVQVVMQXJS5KV6BNJFII
    Media URN:
    VLVA90GWJAVQVVMQXJS5KV6BNJFII
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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