• Short Summary

    Indonesian President Soekarno, who arrived in Cuba, May 9, for a five-day visit, saw a militia parade and visited a government co-operative farm in Eastern Cuba, May 11.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Militia march past Soekarno's residence.
    0.03

    2.
    SV Soekarno with Fidel Castro and Nunez Jimenez.
    0.07

    3.
    CU Soekarno.
    0.10

    4.
    SV Female militia sing Cuban song.
    0.14

    5.
    LV PAN..Soekarno, Castro and Jimenez tour co-op farm.
    0.18

    6.
    CU Soekarno talks to Castro.
    0.22

    7.
    SV Soekarno points with stick and talks to man in group.
    0.28

    8.
    LV Castro, Soekarno and Jimenez seated at table for refreshments.
    0.31

    9.
    SCU Soekarno and Jimenez talk.
    0.34

    10.
    SV Soekarno exchanges handkerchiefs with Cuban girl.
    0.40

    11.
    FULL CU..Castro looks on.
    0.46

    12.
    SV Soekarno kisses little girl.
    0.49

    13.
    SV Band plays.
    0.51

    14.
    SCU Soekarno dances with girl.
    0.55

    15.
    SV Castro and others applaud.
    0.58

    16.
    SV Soekarno dances with Cuban girl.
    1.07



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    Background: Indonesian President Soekarno, who arrived in Cuba, May 9, for a five-day visit, saw a militia parade and visited a government co-operative farm in Eastern Cuba, May 11.

    The militia - including rifle-carrying girls - marched to the villa where President Soekarno is staying; part of their ceremony was a song in praise of Agrarian Reform - appropriate, because shortly after, Soekarno with Cuban Premier Fidel Castro and Agrarian Reform Institute head Nunez Jimenez went on to see the co-operative farm.

    After inspecting farm stock, President Soekarno listened to more singing - this time by a girl soloist - exchanged handkerchiefs with another young lady, and danced an impromptu dance with a third. Senor Jimenez joined in the festivities, but Dr.Castro declined.

    President Soekarno left Indonesia Apr 1 for a 12-nation tour; he has already visited Asian, African and European countries; as a result of his stay in Cuba, Premier Castro and Cuban President Dorticos have accepted an invitation to visit Indonesia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF434WOBVDLW4JEYUBO2GL5XNG
    Media URN:
    VLVAF434WOBVDLW4JEYUBO2GL5XNG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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