• Short Summary

    Senator Giovanni Leone, 63-year-old former Christian Democrat Premier and Neopolitan Law Professor, was elected Italy's new President on Friday (24 December) after 23 ballots and the longest election in the history of the Republic.

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    1.
    SV IN Pertini, Fanfani and Leone enter room and shake hands with Ministers
    0.19

    2.
    SCU Leone
    0.22

    3.
    LV Pertini making speech
    0.29

    4.
    SCU Leone, during Pertini's speech
    0.34

    5.
    SV Pertini ends his speech and shakes hands with Leone, followed by Fanfani & Colombo
    0.48



    Initials BB/2228 OJP/AW/BB/2347



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Senator Giovanni Leone, 63-year-old former Christian Democrat Premier and Neopolitan Law Professor, was elected Italy's new President on Friday (24 December) after 23 ballots and the longest election in the history of the Republic.

    This film coverage is of Signer Leone's arrival at the Palazzo Giustignani, some time afterwards, to receive the congratulations of many leaders and official nomination by the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Signor Alessandro Pertini.

    SYNOPSIS: Italy has a new President. On Friday, after 23 ballets and the longest election in the history of the Republic, 63-year-old Senator Giovanni Leone....a former Christian Democrat Premier and professor of Neopolitan Law....was elected sixth President in the 23rd Electoral College ballet.

    Signer Leone later went to the Palazzo Giustignani, near the Senate Hawse, to receive the congratulations of Chamber of Deputies President....Signer Alessandro Pertini....and official nomination.

    Among these present to congratulate the new President, were Signer Aminters Fanfani, the Senate Leader, and earlier candidate for the Presidency, and else Premier Emilio Colombo.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA69KPJULU2HZEEQC1GCZCGHX6R
    Media URN:
    VLVA69KPJULU2HZEEQC1GCZCGHX6R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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