• Short Summary

    Gabon's President Albert Berhard Bongo recently opened a radio station at Melene, eight miles (13 kms) from Livreville.

  • Description

    1.
    GV radio station
    0.05

    2.
    CU construction board
    0.11

    3.
    GV transmitting aerials
    0.18

    4.
    LV President Bongo and Bourgess arriving in helicopter
    0.29

    5.
    GV Bongo and Bourgess walking towards station
    0.42

    6.
    LV Bourgess making speech
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    7.
    SV President Bongo cuts tape
    1.01

    8.
    CU Bongo presses button on transmitter
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    9.
    CU and SV broadcasting equipment (3 shots)
    1.28



    Initials KM/VS/PMW/BJ



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Gabon's President Albert Berhard Bongo recently opened a radio station at Melene, eight miles (13 kms) from Livreville.

    The opening was also attended by M. Yvon Bourges, Secretary of State to the French Foreign Ministry in charge of co-operation.

    The station is an important new link in Gabon's communications network and will provide an essential new service to all Gabonese. It will carry news bulletins as well as music and drama programmes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEA44FPYXE3BAF8CI5TU9UDFS7
    Media URN:
    VLVAEA44FPYXE3BAF8CI5TU9UDFS7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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