• Short Summary

    A CROWD, TEN THOUSAND STRONG, FILLED THE CENTRAL SQUARE IN CAYENNE, THE CAPITAL OF FRENCH GUIANA, ON SUNDAY, TO WELCOME PRESIDENT DE GAULLE, ON THE SECOND-LAST STAGE OF HIS TOUR OF THE FRENCH WEST INDIES.

  • Description

    A CROWD, TEN THOUSAND STRONG, FILLED THE CENTRAL SQUARE IN CAYENNE, THE CAPITAL OF FRENCH GUIANA, ON SUNDAY, TO WELCOME PRESIDENT DE GAULLE, ON THE SECOND-LAST STAGE OF HIS TOUR OF THE FRENCH WEST INDIES.

    THE GENERAL MOVED THROUGH THE CROWD, FREQUENTLY STOPPING TO SHAKE HANDS WITH THE LOCAL PEOPLE, MANY OF WHOM HAD TRAVELLED HUNDREDS OF MILES TO BE IN THE CITY FOR THE PRESIDENT'S VISIT.

    IN HIS ADDRESS, PRESIDENT DE GAULLE TOLD THE CROWD THAT FRANCE HAD BEGUN SEVERAL IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN THE AREA. THE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND EXPANSION OF WELFARE FOR THE PEOPLE OF GUIANA, WOULD CONTINUE, HE SAID.

    AFTER HIS SHORT VISIT TO CAYENNE, THE PRESIDENT FLEW TO MARTINIQUE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA97S9N2VW8ANX4ZN038X4S3HF9
    Media URN:
    VLVA97S9N2VW8ANX4ZN038X4S3HF9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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