• Short Summary

    Leaders from four countries within the French Community - formerly known as French Equatorial Africa - met President Charles de Gaulle at the Elysee, Paris, July 4, to notify him officially of their countries' desire for independence.

  • Description

    Leaders from four countries within the French Community - formerly known as French Equatorial Africa - met President Charles de Gaulle at the Elysee, Paris, July 4, to notify him officially of their countries' desire for independence.

    Representing Chad, French Congo, Ubangui-Sharri - now the Central Republic - and Gabon respectively, were Prime Minister Trombalbaye; President of the Republic of the Congo, Abbe Fulbert Youlou; Prime Minister David Dacko; and Prime Minister Leon M'ba.

    All four countries have announced their desire for independence within the French community. No announcement was made after the Elysee meeting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAXYRT8OE0MHWROSW004TURLXM
    Media URN:
    VLVAXYRT8OE0MHWROSW004TURLXM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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