• Short Summary

    DESPITE BAD WEATHER, THOUSANDS OF NON-EUROPEANS GATHERED AT CLERMONT, NEAR DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, JAN 21, TO HONOUR CHIEF LUTHULI, THE ZULU NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER.

  • Description

    DESPITE BAD WEATHER, THOUSANDS OF NON-EUROPEANS GATHERED AT CLERMONT, NEAR DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, JAN 21, TO HONOUR CHIEF LUTHULI, THE ZULU NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER.UNFORTUNATELY, THE GUEST OF HONOUR WAS NOT PRESENT.HE WAS REFUSED PERMISSION TO ATTEND THE FUNCTION.HIS WIFE ATTENDED AS HIS REPRESENTATIVE.

    THE CROWD HAD BEEN GATHERING SINCE EARLY MORNING, AND AS THE DAY WORE ON OXEN WERE SLAUGHTERED, DANCING AND SINGING BEGAN, AND AN AIR OF GAY FESTIVITY INFECTED EVERYBODY..YOUNG AND OLD.

    CHIEF ALBERT LUTHULI IS UNDER A FIVE-YEAR GOVERNMENT BAN FROM ATTENDING PUBLIC GATHERINGS, AND IS CONFINED TO HIS HOME DISTRICT, GROUTVILLE.THIS IS THE SECOND OF SUCH OCCASIONS IN TEN DAYS THAT MR.LUTHULI HAS BEEN UNABLE TO ATTEND BECAUSE OF THE BAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACV5EWA87U51C8II675I6HTMUM
    Media URN:
    VLVACV5EWA87U51C8II675I6HTMUM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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