• Short Summary

    EVERY CRISIS HAS ITS LIGHTER SIDE. SO WITH THE COUP IN ACCRA WHICH OUSTED PRESIDENT?

  • Description


    MAN TEARING UP PICTURE, AND POLICEMAN WATCHING HIM TIDY IT UP.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: EVERY CRISIS HAS ITS LIGHTER SIDE. SO WITH THE COUP IN ACCRA WHICH OUSTED PRESIDENT NKRUMAH. FAR AWAY, IN LONDON, A JUBILANT GHANAIAN WENT TO THE GHANA CONSULAR OFFICE AND TORE TO PIECES A LARGE PORTRAIT OF PRESIDENT NKRUMAH.

    BUT EVEN A COUP IN GHANA DOESN'T ALTER BRITISH LAW. THE STREETS MUST BE TIDY - AND IT IS A LONDON "BOBBY'S" DUTY TO SEE THEY ARE KEPT THIS WAY. SO, UNDER THE STERN EYE OF THE LAW, THE GHANAIAN WAS OBLIGED TO SMOTHER HIS TRIUMPH AND GET DOWN ON THE PAVEMENT AND PICK UP THE PIECES.........

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7KEP0DYV060X7AZAZ0AF1K47S
    Media URN:
    VLVA7KEP0DYV060X7AZAZ0AF1K47S
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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