• Short Summary

    THE LEADERS OF AFRICA'S INDEPENDENT STATES HAVE BEEN ARRIVING IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, FOR THEIR SUMMIT CONFERENCE BEGINNING TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    LV NKRUMAH OUT OF PLANE, GREETED BY HAILE SELASSIE
    0.06

    2.
    SV NKRUMAH AND EMPEROR ON ROSTRUM
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    3.
    NEARER V..DITTO
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    4.
    LV DITTO
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    5.
    CU SOLDIER
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    6.
    LV PRESIDENT DADDAH ARRIVES, GREETED BY HAILE SELASSIE
    0.20

    7.
    SV DITTO
    0.25

    8.
    SCU CHILDREN WITH FLOWERS
    0.27

    9.
    SLV DADDAH AND SELASSIE ON ROSTRUM
    0.30

    10.
    SV DITTO
    0.34

    11.
    CU EMPEROR
    0.37

    12.
    SV KASAVUBU DOWN PLANE STEPS
    0.43

    13.
    SV KASAVUBU AND ADOULA GREETED BY HAILE SELASSIE
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    14.
    SV WIVES
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    15.
    SV LEFT TO RIGHT.. ADOULA, EMPEROR AND KASAVUBU ON ROSTRUM
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    16.
    CU PLAQUE "AFRICA HALL"
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    17.
    LV PAN INT..DELEGATES BEATED
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    18.
    CU PAN..CONGON-BRAZZAVILLE DELEGATE
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    19.
    CU PAN..DAHOMEY DELEGATE
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    20.
    CU GABON DELEGATES
    1.13

    21.
    CU PAN..GHANAIAN DELEGATES
    1.17

    22.
    SCU PAN..LIBERIAN DELEGATES
    1.19

    23.
    CU MAURITANIAN DELEGATE
    1.22

    24.
    SCU MOROCCAN DELEGATES
    1.26

    25.
    CU NIGER DELEGATES
    1.29

    26.
    SCU NIGERIAN DELEGATES
    1.33

    27.
    LV PAN..DELEGATES SEATED
    1.35



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    Background: THE LEADERS OF AFRICA'S INDEPENDENT STATES HAVE BEEN ARRIVING IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, FOR THEIR SUMMIT CONFERENCE BEGINNING TODAY (WEDNESDAY).THE MEETING OF THE HEADS OF SOME 30 STATES, REPRESENTING 250 MILLION PEOPLE, COULD LAY THE FOUNDATIONS FOR MAJOR UNIFICATION OF THE CONTINENT.

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE WAS AT THE AIRPORT TO GREET PRESIDENT NKRUMAH OF GHANA WHEN HE ARRIVED ON MONDAY.PRESIDENT NKRUMAH TOLD REPORTERS "I AM CONFIDENT THAT BY OUR CONCERTED EFFORTS WE SHALL LAY THE FOUNDATION FOR A CONTINENTAL UNION OF AFRICAN STATES." HE URGED THAT THERE WAS NO TIME TO WASTE."WE MUST UNITE OR PERISH", HE SAID.

    WHEN PRESIDENT OULD DADDAH OF MAURITANIA ARRIVED, HE SAID: "EVERY AFRICAN EXPECTS MIRACLES FROM THIS CONFERENCE.IF WE CANNOT SOLVE MIRACLES WE CAN AT LEAST DO OUR BEST TO SOLVE THE PROBLEMS OF THIS CONTINENT."
    PRESIDENT KASAVUBU OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC ACCOMPANIED BY PRIME MINISTER ADOULA ARRIVED SHORTLY AFTERWARDS.

    FOREIGN MINISTERS HAVE BEEN MEETING IN ADVANCE OF THE "SUMMIT" TO DRAW UP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE HEADS OF STATE TO DISCUSS.FILM SHOWS SCENES INSIDE THE AFRICA HALL WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN MEETING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACO3XVK7V38BJC8MU46SXHZ0L3
    Media URN:
    VLVACO3XVK7V38BJC8MU46SXHZ0L3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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