• Short Summary

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the six European common market nations, meeting in Strasbourg on Monday might, voted Brussels as the capital of Europe.

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    General view of the House of Europe.



    Arrival of the delegates.



    Mr. Schuman takes his place at the presidential Chair.



    Different shots of the hall.



    Different members, pronouncing their speeches: Mr. PERINGER (108) Mr. HALLSTEIN (112).



    Closeup of Mr. Schuman announcing the vote.



    The members put a sealed envelope in the urn. The last one to vote is the president.



    Mr. Schuman let the results of the first vote be announced.



    Enclosed a blueprint of the hall with the place of the members and their number.




    Initials V.L



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    Background: The Parliamentary Assembly of the six European common market nations, meeting in Strasbourg on Monday might, voted Brussels as the capital of Europe.

    The voting was: Brussels 170; Strasbourg 161; Milan 155. Paris was eliminated in the first round voting.

    There has been some delay in the choosing of the European capital, particularly because of French objections. Last night, however, it was stated that "not even Gen. de Geulle" wanted the designation postponed any longer.

    The vote was secret and the three political parties--Christian Democrats, Socialists and Liberal--were given a free vote.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEJY8XFOPWX2WCQFT2GCXOI94D
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJY8XFOPWX2WCQFT2GCXOI94D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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