• Short Summary

    Major-General Idi Amin, head of Uganda's new military regimes, was sworn-in on Friday (February the 5th) as head of state.

  • Description

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    GV Troops on parade
    0.03

    2.
    SCU General Amin
    0.06

    3.
    GV Troops parading
    0.10

    4.
    SV Gen. Amin and escort inspect troops
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    5.
    TV Crowd
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    6.
    SV General Amin takes oath
    0.37

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    SCU Gen. Amin
    0.46

    8.
    SCU Chief Justice of Uganda Sir Dermond Sheridan
    0.48

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    CU Gen. Amin signing book to confirm appointment of ministers
    0.54

    10.
    LV Troops marching
    1.02

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    SV Troops march past camera in long line PAN to military vehicles
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    12.
    SV Armoured vehicles and tanks past Camera (3 shots)
    1.34

    13.
    SV Gen. Amin in open car followed by cheering crowd
    1.46



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Major-General Idi Amin, head of Uganda's new military regimes, was sworn-in on Friday (February the 5th) as head of state. A crowd of some 10,000 watched the ceremony which was held out of doors at an old airstrip outside the capital of Kampala.

    General Amin told the crowd that his top priority would be the security and defence of Uganda.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1816AZN2IYXUGJGGTNB59VYC9
    Media URN:
    VLVA1816AZN2IYXUGJGGTNB59VYC9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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