• Short Summary

    President Michel Micombero of Burundi arrived in Kinshasa on July 27 for talks with Zaire leader General Mobutu Sese Seko.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Kinshasa Airport
    0.05

    2.
    SV Aircraft taxiing
    0.08

    3.
    SV Mobutu towards aircraft (2 shots)
    0.08

    4.
    SV Micombero out of aircraft & greeted by Mobutu
    0.26

    5.
    SV Crowd cheering
    0.29

    6.
    The two across tarmac, wave to crowd & onto dais
    0.46

    7.
    SCU & BV Captain of Guard salutes Presidents (2 shots)
    0.53

    8.
    SV The two at attention while band plays (2 shots)
    1.00

    9.
    GV Both leave dais & across tarmac
    1.12

    10.
    SV Women singing & dancing
    1.15

    11.
    SV Micombero shakes hand with woman
    1.20

    12.
    SV Girl with bouquet
    1.22

    13.
    SV Girl presents bouquet to Micombero
    1.31



    Initials SGM/0246 SGM/0237



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: President Michel Micombero of Burundi arrived in Kinshasa on July 27 for talks with Zaire leader General Mobutu Sese Seko. This was President Micombero's first trip outside his country since the bloody civil disorders there that allegedly left fifty-thousand people dead.

    Zaire provided Burundi with military assistance during those disorders in April and May.

    President Micombero's visit to Zaire lasted twenty-four hours. During that time he hold meetings with President Mobutu and gave a radio interview. In the interview he expressed pleasure at meeting the fraternal people of Zaire again and at the warm welcome he had received from President Mobutu.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAKJ5MVROFF5FHWO296152BH57
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKJ5MVROFF5FHWO296152BH57
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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