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    ON MONDAY MOROCCO CELEBRATED THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF KING HASSAN'S ACCESSION TO THE THRONE. THE?

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    ON MONDAY MOROCCO CELEBRATED THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF KING HASSAN'S ACCESSION TO THE THRONE. THE KING PRESIDED OVER THE CELEBRATIONS TOGETHER WITH HIS FIVE-YEAR-OLD SON AND HEIR, PRINCE SIDI MOHAMMED. MANY MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS WERE PRESENT.

    AFTER TAKING THE SALUTE, KING HASSAN II MADE A SPEECH. HE SPOKE OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE PAST YEAR, OF THE POLITICAL IDEAS WHICH GOVERN HIS COUNTRY'S POLICIES, OF HOME AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS. AFTER THE SPEECH KING HASSAN DECORATED A NUMBER OF MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PERSONALITIES.

    KING HASSAN II SUCCEEDED HIS FATHER MOHAMMED V ON MARCH 3RD, 1961. HE TOOK OVER LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE POWER ON JUNE 8TH, 1965, AND APPOINTED A CABINET WITH HIMSELF AS PRIME MINISTER. HIS SON, CROWN PRINCE SIDI MOHAMMED, WAS BORN ON SEPTEMBER 6TH, 1963.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAH7LD05MY994I6K0TSD74LKTM
    Media URN:
    VLVAAH7LD05MY994I6K0TSD74LKTM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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