• Short Summary

    IN MONROVIA, THE LIBERIAN CAPITAL, THERE HAVE BEEN MASSIVE DEMONSTRATIONS TO CELEBRATE THE RE-ELECTION OF WILLIAM TUBMAN FOR HIS SIXTH TERM AS LIBERIAN PRESIDENT.

  • Description

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    GV PROCESSION
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    CU PROCESSION OF GIRLS
    0.35

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    CU TUBMAN AND TOLBERT WAVE TO MARCHERS
    0.48

    4.
    SV MARCHERS (2 SHOTS)
    1.05

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    CU FLAGS PAN DOWN TO BEARERS AND PROCESSION
    1.33

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    MCU RIGHT HON'BLE DESHIELD SPEAKING
    1.40

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    CU WOMAN
    1.48

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    CU TUBMAN SPEAKING (2 SHOTS)
    2.02

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    CU LOCAL CHIEF
    2.04

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    CU TOLBERT
    2.07

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    CU TWO MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE LISTENING
    2.10

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    CU WOMAN LISTENING
    2.13

    13.
    MS HON'BLE FRANK ROBERTS SPEAKING
    2.18

    14.
    GV CROWD LISTEN AND WAVE
    2.22



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN MONROVIA, THE LIBERIAN CAPITAL, THERE HAVE BEEN MASSIVE DEMONSTRATIONS TO CELEBRATE THE RE-ELECTION OF WILLIAM TUBMAN FOR HIS SIXTH TERM AS LIBERIAN PRESIDENT.

    AN ESTIMATED 700-THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE ELECTION, AND PRESIDENT TUBMAN RECEIVED MORE THAN 565-THOUSAND VOTES. HE WAS THE SOLE CANDIDATE FOR THE PRESIDENCY.

    SHORTLY AFTER THE RESULTS WERE ANNOUNCED SEVERAL DAYS AGO 10-THOUSAND PEOPLE GATHERED IN MONROVIA TO CELEBRATE THE ELECTION RESULTS.

    PRESIDENT TUBMAN, WHO HAS LED LIBERIA SINCE 1943, CAMPAIGNED ON A PLATFORM OF DEVELOPMENT AT HOME AND PEACE AND NON-INTERFERENCE ABROAD. HE IS A MEMBER OF THE TRUE WHIG PARTY WHICH HAS GOVERNED LIBERIA SINCE 1878.

    DURING THE VICTORY PARADE FOLLOWERS OF THE TRUE WHIG PARTY DANCED AND SANG, PRAISING PRESIDENT TUBMAN'S ADMINISTRATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9G6ZETGV5LO7P77MALXUJNO0T
    Media URN:
    VLVA9G6ZETGV5LO7P77MALXUJNO0T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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