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    THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF AFRICANISTS IS NOW BEING HELD IN ACCRA. FIVE HUNDRED DELEGATES?

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    GV UNIVERSITY BUILDING
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    2.
    SV SIGN "CONGRESS OF AFRICANISTS"
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    3.
    SV INT..PEOPLE SEATED
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    4.
    SCU & CU..DIALLO MAKES SPEECH
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    5.
    SV AUDIENCE
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    6.
    SCU HERSKOVITS SPEAKS
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    7.
    SCU & CU..OBSERVERS WITH HEAD-PHONES
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    8.
    LV & CU..HERSKOVITS SPEAKING
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    SV AUDIENCE
    0.57

    10.
    CU DELEGATE IN AUDIENCE
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    11.
    SV AUDIENCE APPLAUD
    1.04



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    Background: THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF AFRICANISTS IS NOW BEING HELD IN ACCRA. FIVE HUNDRED DELEGATES FROM ALL OVER AFRICA - AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD - ARE ATTENDING.

    THE AIM OF THE CONGRESS IS TO SET UP A PERMANENT ORGANISATION CONCERNED WITH AFRICAN STUDIES, RANGING FROM HISTORY TO TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT. THE CONGRESS IS ALSO DISCUSSING AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGY, RELIGION, LANGUAGES, LITERATURE, SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND OTHER SUBJECTS RELATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONTINENT.

    FILM SHOWS THE DELEGATES BEING DRESSED BY MR. ABUDU DIALLO, GUINEA'S DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVE IN GHANA; AND PROFESSOR HERSKOVITS, VICE-CHANCELLOR OF ACCRA UNIVERSITY. THE CONGRESS, BEING HELD IN THE UNIVERSITY, WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY PRESIDENT NKRUMAH OF GHANA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD69TY87BWURXTHB9KISZDMS9B
    Media URN:
    VLVAD69TY87BWURXTHB9KISZDMS9B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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