• Short Summary

    ALGERIANS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) CELEBRATED THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE OVERTHROW OF AHMED BEN BALLA.

    THE ANNIVERSARY?

  • Description

    ALGERIANS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) CELEBRATED THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE OVERTHROW OF AHMED BEN BALLA.

    THE ANNIVERSARY WAS MARKED BY A HUGE CELEBRATION IN THE CENTRE OF THE CAPITAL ALGIERS.

    THE CELEBRATIONS WERE HEADED BY COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE. THE ARMY LEADER WHO COMMANDED THE SUCCESSFUL COUP IN WHICH EX-PRESIDENT BEN BELLA WAS DEPOSED.

    TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE CROWDED INTO THE PLACE DE L'AFRIQUE IN ALGIERS TO HEAR COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE. HE SPOKE ABOUT THE RECENT CONFLICT IN THE MIDDLE EAST, AND MADE A FURTHER ATTACK AGAINST ALLEGED INTERVENTION BY BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES ON BEHALF OF ISRAEL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADFL3YB68K77OMSRXKR6NWQZYJ
    Media URN:
    VLVADFL3YB68K77OMSRXKR6NWQZYJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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