• Short Summary

    NWAMI MWAMBUTSA OF BURUNDI, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, RETURNED HOME LAST WEEK AFTER A THREE MONTHS VISIT WHICH TOOK HIM TO SEVERAL EUROPEAN CAPITALS AND THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    1.
    LV MWAMI DOWN STEPS
    0.04

    2.
    SV DRUMMERS
    0.07

    3.
    SV PAN. MWAMI INSPECTS GUARD OF HONOUR
    0.16

    4.
    SV MWAMI SHAKES HANDS WITH DIGNITARIES
    0.21

    5.
    RV DITTO
    0.24

    6.
    SV DRUMMERS
    0.27

    7.
    SV MWAMI SITTING IN CAR
    0.30

    8.
    SV DANCER
    0.36

    9.
    SV MWAMI WATCHES FROM CAR
    0.39

    10.
    CU DANCER
    0.40

    11.
    SV DRUMMERS PAST
    0.47



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: NWAMI MWAMBUTSA OF BURUNDI, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, RETURNED HOME LAST WEEK AFTER A THREE MONTHS VISIT WHICH TOOK HIM TO SEVERAL EUROPEAN CAPITALS AND THE UNITED STATES.

    THE MONARCH, AND THE FOURTH TO BEAR THE MWAMBUTSA, WAS GIVEN A TUMULTUOUS WELCOME WHEN HIS PLANE TOUCHED DOWN AT HIS ROYAL CAPITAL OF BUJUMBURA. ON HAND TO GREET HIM, OFFICIALLY, WERE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL CIVIL OFFICIALS.

    UNOFFICIALLY THERE WERE SCORES OF DANCERS AND DRUMMERS AND JUST PLAIN ONLOOKERS TO GREET THE KING, WHO ENJOYS A GREAT DEAL OF POPULARITY AMONGST THE PEOPLE OF BURUNDI.

    WHILE OVERSEAS, HE VISITED WASHINGTON, WHERE HE MET PRESIDENT JOHNSON, LONDON, BRUSSELS AND SEVERAL CITIES IN SWITZERLAND. HIS TALKS IN BELGIUM WERE OF GREAT IMPORTANCE AND INVOLVED ASSISTANCE FOR HIS COUNTRY, WHICH WAS FORMERLY A BELGIAN TERRITORY.

    MWAMI MWAMBUTSA IS A CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCH WITH A GOVERNMENT HEADED BY A PRIME MINISTER. HOWEVER, HIS GREAT PERSONAL POPULARITY HAS GIVEN HIM AN IMPORTANT VOICE IN GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADN17DDYW0L5UOXMEU7MYGJIQB
    Media URN:
    VLVADN17DDYW0L5UOXMEU7MYGJIQB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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