• Short Summary

    In Abidjan, on Tuesday (March 9th 1971) the Canadian Foreign Minister, Mr Mitchell Sharp laid the foundation stone of a new library -- built at a cost of 2,000,000 dollars (one million sterling).

  • Description

    1.
    SV Flags on mast.
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    2.
    MS Canadian Foreign Minister out of car and greeted by Madam Laubhcuet. Chief director of the new library.
    0.16

    3.
    MCS Canadian flag on car.
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    4.
    MSC Block of concrete with stone to be laid.
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    5.
    MS Sharp speaking.
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    6.
    MS Audience.
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    7.
    MS Another shot of people listening.
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    8.
    MCS Sharp places signed document into hole in block.
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    9.
    MCS Sharp covers hole with cement.
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    10.
    MS Audience applaud.
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    11.
    MCS Battesti and Sharp place stone over the cement covered hole.
    0.56



    Initials CO.15.17 TA/BH/CO.15.11



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In Abidjan, on Tuesday (March 9th 1971) the Canadian Foreign Minister, Mr Mitchell Sharp laid the foundation stone of a new library -- built at a cost of 2,000,000 dollars (one million sterling). Canada contributed 1,000,000 dollars (524,000 sterling.) towards the cost.

    Canada will help the running of the library by supplying librarian, and two Ivorians will be sent on scholarships to Canada.

    Mr Sharp has had talks with leading Ivory Coast officials on bilateral cooperation and the world situation during his three day visit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9F3S0NNUIVKQZ4XH0IVOY1WCG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9F3S0NNUIVKQZ4XH0IVOY1WCG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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