• Short Summary

    MOSHOESHOE II, THE PARAMOUNT CHIEF OF BASUTOLAND - BRITAIN'S COLONY IN SOUTH AFRICA - VISITED THE NON-EUROPEAN BARAGWANATH HOSPITAL IN JOHANNESBURG, JULY 1.

  • Description

    MOSHOESHOE II, THE PARAMOUNT CHIEF OF BASUTOLAND - BRITAIN'S COLONY IN SOUTH AFRICA - VISITED THE NON-EUROPEAN BARAGWANATH HOSPITAL IN JOHANNESBURG, JULY 1. MOSHOESHOE, TOURING SOUTH AFRICA TO STUDY WORK CONDITIONS OF BASUTO MINERS, WAS GREETED BY THE HOSPITAL SUPERINTENDENT, DR. FRACK. AFTER INSPECTING WARDS WHERE HE TALKED WITH STAFF AND PATIENTS, THE PARAMOUNT CHIEF TOLD NEWSMEN; "MY PEOPLE WORK HARD IN SOUTH AFRICA. I HOPE THEY ARE SUITABLY REWARDED."
    MOSHOESHOE'S EXTENSIVE TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA HAS INCLUDED VISITS TO MINES IN THE ORANGE FREE STATE, WHERE MANY BASUTO WORKERS DIED IN THE 1960 COALBROOK MINE DISASTER, TO EAST RAND AND KLERKSDORP. HE IS BEING ACCOMPANIED BY BASUTO COUNSELLORS AND CHIEFS, AND MR. G. J. ARMSTRONG, UNITED KINGDOM AGENT FOR HIGH COMMISSION TERRITORIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAHHDLCCMCBN38HELJ782K1QJK
    Media URN:
    VLVAHHDLCCMCBN38HELJ782K1QJK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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