• Short Summary

    Watched by Iraqi Premier General Kassem, a procession of children - led by a police band - marched through the streets of Baghdad Nov 7 in celebration of the newly inaugurated "Arab Childrens Day."
    High ranking Government officials, and many of the population, contributed money to a special committee organized to buy clothes and other necessities for the poor children of the city.

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    BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NOVEMBER 7, 1960) (REUTERS)

    Major. Gen. Abdul Kassem, Prime Minister and C-in-C of the armed forces, saluting the people from the balcony at the Ministry of Defence, standing with him Dr. Mohamad Al-Shawaf, Minister of Health.
    Cars procession with children on it started advanced by police musical band.
    Leader Abdul Karim Kassem leaving the balcony and seen on the stairs.

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    Background: Watched by Iraqi Premier General Kassem, a procession of children - led by a police band - marched through the streets of Baghdad Nov 7 in celebration of the newly inaugurated "Arab Childrens Day."
    High ranking Government officials, and many of the population, contributed money to a special committee organized to buy clothes and other necessities for the poor children of the city.
    The Iraqi Women's League have arranged a 4-day programme to raise more funds for the children.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEY8SUEII61Q03SVLM1O9H0WLS
    Media URN:
    VLVAEY8SUEII61Q03SVLM1O9H0WLS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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