• Short Summary

    THE CITY OF BRAZZAVILLE HONOURED LENIN ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BIRTH, BY CHANGING THE NAME OF A STREET TO "LENIN STREET."
    THE CEREMONY IN WHAT WAS FORMERLY "IMPFONDO STREET" WAS ATTENDED BY OFFICIALS FROM THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE CONGOLESE WORKERS' PARTY, INCLUDING MR.

  • Description

    THE CITY OF BRAZZAVILLE HONOURED LENIN ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BIRTH, BY CHANGING THE NAME OF A STREET TO "LENIN STREET."
    THE CEREMONY IN WHAT WAS FORMERLY "IMPFONDO STREET" WAS ATTENDED BY OFFICIALS FROM THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE CONGOLESE WORKERS' PARTY, INCLUDING MR. CLAUDE ERNEST NDALLA GRAILLE, THE PARTY'S FIRST SECRETARY AND MR. PIERRE NZE, THE PARTY'S SECRETARY. ALSO PRESENT WERE THE SOVIET REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC.

    AFTER THE NEW STREET-SIGN WAS PLANTED A RALLY WAS HELD AT THE HOTEL DE VILLE DURING WHICH M. NDALLA GRAILLE CAVE A SPEECH.

    SYNOPSIS: BRAZZAVILLE, THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, COMMEMORATED THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF LENIN ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22ND, BY CHANGING THE NAME OF ONE OF ITS STREETS TO "AVENUE LENIN". HEADING THE OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT DELEGATION AT THE CEREMONY WAS CLAUDE ERNEST NDALA GRAILLE, THE FIRST SECRETARY OF THE GENERAL COMMITTEE - SEEN HERE ARRIVING TO TAKE HIS P[LACE ON THE CENTRAL PLATFORM.

    THE RUSSIAN HERO'S PORTRAIT OVERLOOKED THE CROWD WHICH INCLUDED REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SOVIET DELEGATION TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC, AND MANY HIGH-RANKING MEMBERS OF THE CONGOLESE WORKERS' PARTY. AMONG THEM, PARTY SECRETARY PIERRE NZE, WHO SPOKE OF THE IMPORTANCE THAT THE ANNIVERSARY HELD FOR THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.

    FOLLOWING THE ADDRESSES BY THE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL PARTY, A SPEECH WAS MADE BY THE AMBASSADOR OF THE USSR TO BRAZZAVILLE, THANKING THE CONGOLESE AUTHORITIES FOR THE HONOUR PAID TO LENIN AND RECOUNTING EVENTS OF THE LIFE OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONARY.

    THE CLIMAX OF THE CEREMONY CAME WITH THE PLANTING OF THE NEW ROAD NAME - REPLACING THE OLD ONE "RUE IMPFONDO" WITH THE NEW ONE OF "AVENUE LENINE".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD9C4Q1L0SUGIK0P2AO8FJY7Z2
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9C4Q1L0SUGIK0P2AO8FJY7Z2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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