• Short Summary

    The French-born wife of President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia recently became a member of the Islamic faith.

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    A.
    THE GRAND MUFTI READING THE ACT OF CONVERSION.


    B.
    PRESIDENT BOUGUIBA AND MME. BOUGUIBA AND THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE SITTING.


    C.
    GRAND MUFTI READING, AND THE ABOVE SIGNING.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The French-born wife of President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia recently became a member of the Islamic faith.

    Madame Bourguiba, a Catholic, per force changed her nationality, became a naturalised Tunisian.

    The formal conversion ceremony took place at their home. Among those present: the Grand Mufti, head of Tunisia's Moslems, President Bourguiba, Justice Minister, M. Mestiria.

    A simple ceremony..the reading of the act of her conversion, then Mme. Bourguiba's signature to it.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADLIK64864YW6CA5PPH7P0FOHP
    Media URN:
    VLVADLIK64864YW6CA5PPH7P0FOHP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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