• Short Summary

    A BUSY WEEK FOR PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA. THOUSANDS YESTERDAY LINED THE STREETS OF?

  • Description

    1.
    GV TROOPS MARCH PAST
    0.07

    2.
    CU DITTO
    0.11

    3.
    GV CROWDS
    0.15

    4.
    GV MEN BALANCING ON MOTORBIKE DRIVE PAST
    0.22

    5.
    GV HELICOPTERS FLY OVER
    0.27

    6.
    GV ARMY GENERALS PAST IN JEEP
    0.31

    7.
    SV CROWDS
    0.33

    8.
    SV SOLDIERS ON CAMELS PAST
    0.39

    9.
    GV SOLDIERS ON HORSES PAST
    0.42

    10.
    GV TROOPS-CARRYING VEHICLES PAST
    0.48

    11.
    GV EXT NIGHT.. T.V STATION
    0.54

    12.
    GV BOURGUIBA ARRIVES AT T.V. STATION
    1.02

    13.
    ME BOURGUIBA AND WIFE ENTER T.V. STATION
    1.07

    14.
    SV GUESTS SEATED
    1.10

    15.
    SV BOURGUIBA MEETS DIRECTORS OF STATION
    1.14

    16.
    SV GUEST SEATED
    1.17

    17.
    LV BOURGUIBA SPEAKS TO GUESTS
    1.20

    18.
    LV DITTO (ANOTHER ANGLE)
    1.25



    Initials RGH/V-S/CR/ES



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    Background: A BUSY WEEK FOR PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA. THOUSANDS YESTERDAY LINED THE STREETS OF TUNIS FOR THE JUNE 1ST VICTORY PARADE TO COMMEMORATE THE RETURN TO TUNISIA OF PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA IN 1955. THAT YEAR, AFTER ABOUT 3-AND-A-HALF YEARS IN EXILE, HE RETURNED TO A HERO'S WELCOME. ON TUESDAY, THE PRESIDENT OPENED A NATIONAL TELEVISION SERVICE.

    TUNISIA GAINED SELF-GOVERNMENT IN 1954 BUT IT WAS UNTIL JUNE THE FIRST, 1955, THAT HABIB BOURGUIBA RETURNED FROM EXILE TO TUNISIA AS A HERO. HE BECAME PRESIDENT OF AN INDEPENDENT TUNISIA IN 1956.

    WITH PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA TO WATCH THIS YEAR'S PARADE DOWN THE AVENUE MOHAMED V WERE HIS MINSTERS AND FOREIGN DIPLOMATS IN TUNISIA.

    ON TUESDAY, THE PRESIDENT OPENED A NATIONAL TELEVISION SERVICE IN TUNISIA.

    THE SERVICE BEGAN WITH A DAILY SCHEDULED OF TWO HOURS OF LOCAL PROGRAMMES AND TWO HOURS OF FOREIGN PROGRAMMES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6ZS2DLDQW52M1DPRIVBNTF6X4
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ZS2DLDQW52M1DPRIVBNTF6X4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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