• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KASAVUBU, OF THE FORMER BELGIAN CONGO, PAID A STATE VISIT TO HIS NEIGHBOR L'ABBE FULBERT YOULOU, PRESIDENT OF THE FORMER FRENCH CONGO ON APRIL 28TH.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT KASAVUBU, OF THE FORMER BELGIAN CONGO, PAID A STATE VISIT TO HIS NEIGHBOR L'ABBE FULBERT YOULOU, PRESIDENT OF THE FORMER FRENCH CONGO ON APRIL 28TH.

    HE RECEIVED A CHEERING WELCOME FROM THE FRENCH CONGOLESE WHO LINED THE ROUTE INTO THE CAPITAL, BRAZZAVILLE.

    PRESIDENT YOULOU'S REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO BECAME INDEPENDENT IN AUGUST 1960, A FEW WEEKS AFTER THE BELGIUM CONGO, AFTER HAVING BEEN ON OF 4 TERRITORIES OF FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA.PRESIDENT YOULOU, AN ORDAINED PRIEST, AND FORMER BELGIAN CONGO.

    53-YEAR-OLD PRESIDENT KASAVUBU, ALSO STUDIED FOR THE CHURCH, BUT LATER ABANDONED HIS STUDIES AND SUBSEQUENTLY WORKED AS A TEACHER, AN AGRONOMIST AND A CIVIL SERVANT.HE BECAME PRESIDENT IN JUNE 1960.

    NOW, PERHAPS FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HIS ELECTION AS PRESIDENT, KASAVUBU FEELS SUFFICIENTLY SECURE TO VISIT PRESIDENT YOULOU.THE TWO MEN HAVE MUCH IN COMMON, AND MANY SIMILAR PROBLEMS FACING THEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAANI1VJQY9UONSX05MJ7DVS4DA
    Media URN:
    VLVAANI1VJQY9UONSX05MJ7DVS4DA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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