• Short Summary

    Francos speech (which was not reading of actual law) lasted 55 mins. Main points. of?

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    Franco arrives at cortes (Govt Bldg).



    Horseguards, press, guard of honour.



    Greets members of the cabinet at bottom of steps.



    Franco enters chambers of the Cortes.



    Franco begins to talk, reading his speech.



    Cuts of Audience



    (Havent seen film but Spanish TV says film includes other speaker who is Irumendi (?) president of the Cortes) He read the actual new Organic Law




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    Background: Francos speech (which was not reading of actual law) lasted 55 mins. Main points. of law. direct popular election by heads of families of portion of the Cores. Post created for Head of Govt with five year term to be selected by chief of state of 3 nominated by Council of realm. Council of realm to be expanded from 14 to 20 with new six elected freely. Succession rules clarified in event Francos illness or death.

    Falange Party power cut down. Possibly freer trade unions (now Govt)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6DBTBY18JYQMZWPMS3Z915KLP
    Media URN:
    VLVA6DBTBY18JYQMZWPMS3Z915KLP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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