• Short Summary

    For the first time in fifteen years, the Brazilian Labour Party (PTB) has organised an open meeting abroad, bringing together members both living in Brazil and in exile.

  • Description

    For the first time in fifteen years, the Brazilian Labour Party (PTB) has organised an open meeting abroad, bringing together members both living in Brazil and in exile.

    SYNOPSIS: The meeting opened in Lisbon on Thursday (14 June) at the Portuguese Socialist Party headquarters. Portugal's former Prime Minister and Socialist Party leader, Dr Mario Soares, welcomed the 130 delegates. They included the former Governor of the Rio Grande do Sul province in Brazil, Mr. Leonel Brozzola, who chaired the meeting. He was expected to outline the future direction and programme of the PTB. Dr Soares addressed the opening session - the first non-clandestine meeting of the Brazilian party since the right-wing military-backed government came to power in the 1964 coup.

    As many as 80 of the delegates came direct from Brazil for the conference. The remaining members travelled from various places of exile.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9D5ZXN86LJHMUR0Q9GO4BWIII
    Media URN:
    VLVA9D5ZXN86LJHMUR0Q9GO4BWIII
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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