The Australian Prime Minister, Mr. William McMahon, on Sunday (27 August) officially opened the 12th?
GV Forklift aids crippled men into Sidney Town Hall
SCU Crippled woman watches
SV Wheelchair wheeled off platform into hall
SV Others watching
CU Woman holding "International Symbol of access for the Disabled"
SV & TV Another person taken up on lift
SV Some woman wheeled past camera into hall
SV Australian Prime Minister arrives and meets people
SCU PAN Jewish protectors with placards and handing out leaflets
SV Mr. McMahon into Town Hall
SV INT McMahon walks to microphone and speaks (2 shots)
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FORKLIFT TRUCK HELPING DISABLED INTO TOWN HALL: PROTEST AGAINST SITUATION OF SOVIET JEWRY: AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINSTER ARRIVES AND OPENS CONGRESS.
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Background: The Australian Prime Minister, Mr. William McMahon, on Sunday (27 August) officially opened the 12th World Rehabilitation Congress at Sydney Town Hall.
The Congress attracted delegates from all over the world.
The President. Mr. J.H. Broinowski, told the Congress that disabled people had a right to a fair relative share of the chances available to others. He said the Congress brought together in Australia at top level, experts in medical, vocational, educational and social planning for disabled people.