• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL PAID A VISIT TO THE POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE AT DAKAR, THE SENEGALESE CAPITAL, LAST WEEK.

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    PRESIDENT INSPECTING GUARD OF HONOUR; WATCHING DISPLAY.




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    Background: PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL PAID A VISIT TO THE POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE AT DAKAR, THE SENEGALESE CAPITAL, LAST WEEK. PRESIDENT SENGHOR SAW CADETS AT THE COLLEGE TRAINING ON AN OBSTACLE COURSE AND PRACTISING JUDO AND KARATE.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR WAS MET AT THE COLLEGE BY A POLICE BAND. A POLICE GUARD OF HONOUR HAD FORMED UP FOR INSPECTION BY THE SENEGALESE CHIEF OF STATE.

    THE SENEGALESE INTERIOR MINISTER AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE SURETE NATIONALE ACCOMPANIED SENGHOR ON HIS VISIT TO THE COLLEGE.

    THE CADETS TACKLED AN ASSORTMENT OF OBSTACLES IN THE OPENING SEQUENCE OF THEIR DISPLAY. THE JUDO CLASS GAVE A DEMONSTRATION OF THEIR SKILL, AND IN THE KARATE EXHIBITION AN INSTRUCTION BROKE BOARDS AND LED HIS CLASS THROUGH THEIR PACES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9PWLTRAXHGVNTT7NIQJP94UJN
    Media URN:
    VLVA9PWLTRAXHGVNTT7NIQJP94UJN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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