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    PRESIDENT WILLIAM TUBMAN OF LIBERIA, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, LEFT MONROVIA ABOARD THE MOTOR VESSEL "ACCRA" ON FRIDAY FOR BRITAIN.

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    PRESIDENT TUBMAN FAREWELL AT PORT.




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    Background: PRESIDENT WILLIAM TUBMAN OF LIBERIA, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, LEFT MONROVIA ABOARD THE MOTOR VESSEL "ACCRA" ON FRIDAY FOR BRITAIN. IT'S THE PRESIDENT'S FIRST VISIT TO BRITAIN, WHERE HE'S EXPECTED TO HAVE A MEDICAL CHECK-UP.

    HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE, INCLUDING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIARY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, WERE AT MONROVIA'S FREEPORT TO SEE THE 71-YEAR-OLD PRESIDENT OFF. THE BOOM OF 21 GUNS SOUNDED AS THE PRESIDENT RECEIVED A MILITARY SALUTE.

    PRESIDENT TUBMAN WAS RE-ELECTED IN THE RECENT LIBERIAN ELECTIONS. HE'S BEEN LEADER OF LIBERIA FOR SOME 24 YEARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8Y50SYLL6BEJBSVDU0WJYGB35
    Media URN:
    VLVA8Y50SYLL6BEJBSVDU0WJYGB35
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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