President Kenneth Kaunda opened the national conference of the United National Independence Party in Kabwe on Friday, (1 December).
GV PAN EXT Hindu Hall
SV Kaunda greeted by military personnel and waving to crowd
GV INT Hindu Hall
MV Kaunda presented with plaque and audience applaud (3 shots)
MV Kaunda speaking
SOUND STARTS: "By the conscious decision..."
SOUND ENDS: "...unfolding future."
"By the conscious decision of the people of this nation, Zambia will soon be a one-party participatory democracy. This is why the deliberations of this national council are so important. Our decisions should be a milestone and a driving force in Zambia's unfolding future."
HINDU HALL IN KABWE: KAUNDA ARRIVING, SPEAKING.
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This film includes the following excerpt from President Kaunda's speech:
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Background: President Kenneth Kaunda opened the national conference of the United National Independence Party in Kabwe on Friday, (1 December).
In his opening speech, the President warned against complacency in dealings with Rhodesia and South Africa, and said that an increasing number of Zambians were being recruited as spies by other nations. He devoted most of his two-hour speech to rural development, and the need for diversification of the Zambian economy.