• Short Summary

    Egyptians started voting yesterday (Thursday) in sweeping elections designed to restructure the country's sole political organisation, the Arab Socialist union.

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    Egyptians started voting yesterday (Thursday) in sweeping elections designed to restructure the country's sole political organisation, the Arab Socialist union. Claiming that previous party elections in 1968 we rigged, President Anwar Sadat ordered the new round of voting after the discovery of the May conspiracy against him.

    Cameraman Ken Ludlow filmed the first round of voting in Cairo for Visnews. He reported considerable enthusiasm among the people for the elections. Yesterday's ballot was do decide representatives of the 5,720 "basic units" of the party.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9GBDB5YPQR25T414H2DWBZ9Y3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9GBDB5YPQR25T414H2DWBZ9Y3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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