• Short Summary

    Guineans resident in Sierra Leone staged a massive demonstration and marched through the west end of Freetown yesterday to an open field just outside the Prime Minister Dr.

  • Description

    1.
    5 to 40 feet, The procession of Guineans in Freetown as they march with different banners and displaying photographs of their President Seku Toure and also shouting Viva la Guinea.


    2.
    Man with medal on a coloured ribbon is the Guinean Ambassador to Sierra Leone.


    3.
    The gentleman speaking (camera right, low angle shot) is the Minister who deputises for the Priminster the Hon. Gandi Capio minister for Social welfare.


    4.
    Last few feet to the end of the roll, the Guinean Ambassador to Sierra Leone shouting to the crowd 'Viva Revolution' Viva la Guinea, etc, etc. and that brings the meeting to a close.




    Initials


    N.B. There is a wild track recording of the entire scene on the first half of side "A" of the tape enclosed.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Guineans resident in Sierra Leone staged a massive demonstration and marched through the west end of Freetown yesterday to an open field just outside the Prime Minister Dr. Stevens residence to inform him about the invasion of mercenaries in their country, but unfortunately the Prime Minister was not in town. The Minister for Social Welfare the Hon Gandi Capio addresses the crowd, and told them that he will convey their message to the Prime Minister on his return.

    The message was translated to them in two languages the Fullah and the Susu language.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABQHQXDIEO9OIA25QSNT09O38F
    Media URN:
    VLVABQHQXDIEO9OIA25QSNT09O38F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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