• Short Summary

    CAPTAIN RAOUL ALFRED, PRIME MINISTER AND ACTING-PRESIDENT OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, THIS EVENING (THURSDAY) HAD TALKS WITH FRENCH PRIME MINISTER MAURICE COUVE DE MURVILLE AT THE HOTEL MATIGNON IN PARIS.

  • Description


    HOTEL; CAR ARRIVES; CAPTAIN ALFRED ENTERS; OFFICIALS; BALCONY; CAMERAMAN; CAPTAIN ALFRED AND COUVE DE MURVILLE; CAPTAIN ALFRED WITH NEWSMEN; CAR AWAY.




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    Background: CAPTAIN RAOUL ALFRED, PRIME MINISTER AND ACTING-PRESIDENT OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, THIS EVENING (THURSDAY) HAD TALKS WITH FRENCH PRIME MINISTER MAURICE COUVE DE MURVILLE AT THE HOTEL MATIGNON IN PARIS.

    CAPTAIN ALFRED WAS ON HIS WAY TO THE SUMMIT CONFERENCE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY IN ALGIERS. HE SAID BEFORE LEAVING BRAZZAVILLE THAT HE WOULD BE STOPPING IN PARIS IN THE HOPE OF SEEING PRESIDENT DE GAULLE AND M. COUVE DE MURVILLE.

    THE NEW CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE LEADER ALSO SAID AT THAT TIME THAT HE HOPED TO EXPLAIN TO THE AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE GATHERING IN ALGIERS THE EVENTS WHICH LED TO THE DOWNFALL OF PRESIDENT ALPHONSE MASSAMBA- DEBAT, WHO WAS DEPOSED JUST OVER A WEEK AGO.

    AFTER HIS TALKS WITH THE FRENCH PRIME MINISTER, CAPTAIN ALFRED SAID HE HOPED TO MEET PRESIDENT DE GAULLE ON HIS WAY BACK FROM ALGERIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADQ9KO1TXROE5MDNGCZDTIZ8A1
    Media URN:
    VLVADQ9KO1TXROE5MDNGCZDTIZ8A1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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