• Short Summary

    Continuing the Algerian Public Safety Committee policy of uniting the country by travelling round holding meetings, persuading the Moslems the support the Committee and generally stirring up the population, Gen.

  • Description

    Continuing the Algerian Public Safety Committee policy of uniting the country by travelling round holding meetings, persuading the Moslems the support the Committee and generally stirring up the population, Gen. Massu---the paratroop officer who was an instigator of the two-and a half week old rising---- went to Blida.

    He placed a wreath at the local war memorial and spoke to thousands of inhabitants, who crowded the main square and the roads leading to it.

    The gradually growing movement in Algeria, Corsica and France has now reached its climax, De Gaulle is forming a Government in Paris. Late on Thursday evening, May 30th., he took over from the outgoing Premier. M. Pflimlin, after stormy scenes in the National Assembly. The Communists are violently opposed to Gen. De Gaulleand have staged demonstration in Paris and other cities in France. The Socialists, originally against permitting De Daulle to rule the country, are now undecided.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA7YTL6KM934X6677Q2Y5L0A90
    Media URN:
    VLVAA7YTL6KM934X6677Q2Y5L0A90
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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