Major German parties form a coalition government with Dr Adenauer as Chancellor.
Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
CU. & MS. Members of Dr Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union, Dr Erich Mende's Free Democratic Party, Dr Franz Josef Strauss' Christian Social Union, seated around a table. They nominated Dr Konrad Adenauer as Chancellor designate for the third time. MCU. Dr Adenaur gets out of a car and looks into camera. CU. Face of German soldier on guard. Various shots of the representatives of various parties, seen among them Dr Erich Mende, Professor Ludwig Erhard and Dr Strauss. GV. Conference hall. VMS. & LS Dr Konrad Adenauer and his party take oath - natural sound.
Date found in the old record - 11/09/1961. Sound at the end of the item only.