• Short Summary

    The president of the republic, Ludvik Svoboda, was awarded on the day of his 75th birthday with high Czechoslovak and Soviet orders by the highest Czechoslovak Party and government representatives, headed by the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, Dr.

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    The president of the republic, Ludvik Svoboda, was awarded on the day of his 75th birthday with high Czechoslovak and Soviet orders by the highest Czechoslovak Party and government representatives, headed by the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, Dr. Gustav Husak and by the member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the chairman of the Praesidium of the Highest Soviet, Nikolay Viktorovich Podgorny. The Order of Klement Gottwald, which was awarded to the President of the Republic by the Federal Parliament according to the proposal by the praesidium of the Central Committee of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, was given to Ludvik Svoboda by the First Secretary of the Central Committee. Gustav Husak, together with a congratulating letter by the Central Committee. Nikolay Viktorovich Podgorny gave then to the president of the Republic a congratulating letter by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, By the Praesidium of the Highest Soviet, and by the Soviet government. he then awarded Ludvik Svoboda with the Order of October Revolution at the occasion of his 75th birthday and for his activity in the development and strengthening of the brotherly friendship and co-operation between both nation and for his merits in the fight for peace and socialism. Comrade Podgorny then gave to the President of the Republic a model of the spacecraft Luna 16 and a picture. The celebration at Prague Castle was attended by the highest representatives of the Party and the state. The Soviet ambassador in USSR, Stepan Vasilyevich Chervonenko was also present. The official congratulations are now joined by congratulations of all Czechoslovak citizens by their signatures on congratulation sheets.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACEHWT8BBK1JG29JO6UUNZPA4Z
    Media URN:
    VLVACEHWT8BBK1JG29JO6UUNZPA4Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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