• Short Summary

    MR.GEORGE PAPANDREOU, THE NEWLY ELECTED PRIME MINISTER OF GREECE HAS INSTITUTED A NEW TECHNIQUE TO?

  • Description

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    GV GREEK PARLIAMENT BUILDING.
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    2.
    SV OLD PEOPLE WAIT TO SEE PREMIER. (3 SHOTS).
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    3.
    GV CROWDS WAITING TO SEE PREMIER.
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    MV PREMIER TALKS TO CITIZEN.
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    5.
    MV MAN IN WHEELCHAIR MEETS PREMIER (2 SHOTS).
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    MV PREMIER MEETS CHURCH DIGNITARIES
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    7.
    CU PREMIER.
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    8.
    MV GROUP OF PEOPLE TALK TO PREMIER.
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    9.
    SV PREMIER AND OTHER MINISTERS SEATED.
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    10.
    MV PREMIER TALKING TO WOMAN.
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    Background: MR.GEORGE PAPANDREOU, THE NEWLY ELECTED PRIME MINISTER OF GREECE HAS INSTITUTED A NEW TECHNIQUE TO HELP HIM KEEP IN TOUCH WITH HIS PEOPLE.DURING HIS PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN HE PROMISED THAT WHEN HE TOOK OFFICE HE WOULD MAKE HIMSELF AVAILABLE TO LISTEN PERSONALLY TO THE PROBLEMS OF EVERY GREEK CITIZEN.

    NOW, EVERY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON QUEUES FORM OUTSIDE THE PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE IN THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING IN ATHENS TO SEE THEIR PRIME MINISTER.MANY OF THOSE WHO WAIT HOPE TO SECURE THE RELEASE OF A RELATIVE HELD IN PRISON FOR POLITICAL OFFENCES.OTHERS HAVE PENSION PROBLEMS, OR NEED HELP IN OTHER WAYS.ALL ARE HEARD PATIENTLY BY MR.PAPANDREOU.

    OTHER GOVERNMENT MINISTERS ARE FOLLOWING THEIR LEADER'S EXAMPLE AND HOLD PERSONAL MEETINGS WITH THE PEOPLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1KH08MZGIWFMLK3RZQ3O8MT93
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KH08MZGIWFMLK3RZQ3O8MT93
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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