• Short Summary

    The Australian Prime Minister, Mr. William McMahon, on Sunday (27 August) officially opened the 12th?

  • Description

    1.
    GV Forklift aids crippled men into Sidney Town Hall
    0.8

    2.
    SCU Crippled woman watches
    0.10

    3.
    SV Wheelchair wheeled off platform into hall
    0.13

    4.
    SV Others watching
    0.14

    5.
    CU Woman holding "International Symbol of access for the Disabled"
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    6.
    SV & TV Another person taken up on lift
    0.29

    7.
    SV Some woman wheeled past camera into hall
    0.35

    8.
    SV Australian Prime Minister arrives and meets people
    0.42

    9.
    SCU PAN Jewish protectors with placards and handing out leaflets
    0.56

    10.
    SV Mr. McMahon into Town Hall
    1.05

    11.
    SV INT McMahon walks to microphone and speaks (2 shots)
    1.17

    12.
    SV Audience applauding
    1.23


    FORKLIFT TRUCK HELPING DISABLED INTO TOWN HALL: PROTEST AGAINST SITUATION OF SOVIET JEWRY: AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINSTER ARRIVES AND OPENS CONGRESS.




    Initials BB/1752 RW/JB/BB/1801



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACVR0NN14SEVXGJ8HBJYJJUC2H
    Media URN:
    VLVACVR0NN14SEVXGJ8HBJYJJUC2H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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