• Short Summary

    THE PARLIAMENT OF BRITISH GUIANA REASSEMBLED ON 30 JULY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE END OF THE 11-WEEK GENERAL STRIKE THAT SEVERELY DAMAGED THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV BAND MARCHING PAST CAMERA TURNS AND MARCHES TOWARD BUILDING
    0.12

    2.
    MLV TROOPS MARCHING BEHIND BAND
    0.19

    3.
    MV CROWDS WATCHING THROUGH FENCE
    0.22

    4.
    GOVERNOR CAR PASSES CAMERA FOLLOWED BY SOLDIER ON HORSEBACK
    0.27

    5.
    GOVERNOR SIR RALPH GREY IN UNIFORM CLIMBS OUT OF CAR AND SALUTES
    0.30

    6.
    GROUP OF PEOPLE ON BALCONY WATCHING
    0.32

    7.
    GOVERNOR AND WIFE GREETED BY RAHMAN GAJRAJ
    0.36

    8.
    TROOPS AT ATTENTION - FLAG LOWERED
    0.41

    9.
    GOVERNOR AT ATTENTION - SALUTES
    0.44

    10.
    MV TWO SOLDIERS ON HORSEBACK - PAN TO BRITISH FLAG
    0.50

    11.
    TROOPS AT ATTENTION INSPECTED BY GOVERNOR
    0.57

    12.
    POLICE TURNING PEOPLE AWAY FROM ENTRANCE
    1.02

    13.
    BRINDLEY BENN, MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE PASSES CAMERA - ENTERS BUILDING
    1.07

    14.
    DR. FENTON RAMSAHOYE, ATTORNEY GENERAL ENTER BUILDING
    1.13

    15.
    CHEDDI JAGAN ARRIVES - ENTERS BUILDING
    1.23

    16.
    LV ASSEMBLY IN SESSION
    1.28

    17.
    MV MEMBERS SITTING AT TABLE
    1.32



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE PARLIAMENT OF BRITISH GUIANA REASSEMBLED ON 30 JULY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE END OF THE 11-WEEK GENERAL STRIKE THAT SEVERELY DAMAGED THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMY.SPECIAL SECURITY MEASURES WERE TAKEN TO AVOID INCIDENTS AND POLICE TURNED AWAY MANY WHO WOULD NORMALLY HAVE BEEN ADMITTED TO THE PUBLIC GALLERY.BUT THERE WAS NO DISORDER.

    PARLIAMENT WAS ADJOURNED ON 18 JUNE AFTER THE SUSPENSION FROM THE HOUSE OF PREMIER CHEDDI B.JAGAN AND THREE PEOPLE'S PREGRESSIVE PARTY ASSEMBLYMEN FOR MISCONDUCT TO THE SPEAKER, RAHMAN GAJRAJ.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADV6J0D7E77UJE655LI7F6CSUM
    Media URN:
    VLVADV6J0D7E77UJE655LI7F6CSUM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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