An unusual welcome for a chief of State ... President Bourguiba of Tunisia, returning to?
GV Crowd at airport
SV/PAN Bourguiba down plane steps greeted
CU Ferhat Abbas moves forward
MV Bourguiba embraces Abbas
MV Bourguiba centre of crowd
MV Bourguiba borne shoulder high
GV/PAN Acclaiming crowd pan to Bourguiba on car acknowledging
SV Bourguiba acknowledging
Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
Background: An unusual welcome for a chief of State ... President Bourguiba of Tunisia, returning to Tunis, May 20, after his visits to the U.S. and U.K., found himself swept off his feet and carried shoulder high by his supporters.
Among them, to welcome the President home was Forhat Abbas, leader of the Algerian nationalists (FLN) whose talks with French Government officials opened in Evian, France, the same day President Bourguiba and M. Abbas embraced.