Gustav Heinemann becomes the new President of Federal Republic of Germany.
Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
Various shots of an evening reception with West German political leaders and wives present, Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger is seen amongst the guests - this is presumably the party in honour of the new President of Federal Republic of Germany Gustav Heineman. Press taking photographs. Various shots of the garden party with political leaders present, both the new President and former President Lubke are seen at the party. Military brass band playing in the garden as the two Presidents sit and chat. LS. Concert in the garden at night light with torches.
Various montage of shots of new President of Federal Republic of Germany Gustav Heinemann with his predecessor President Lubke. Various shots of the ceremony in the Bundestag in which Lubke hands the presidency over to Mr Heinemann and Mr Heinemann takes the oath. LS. The new President's house. MS. Mr Heinemann with his wife strolls in the garden of their home. CU. Mr Heinemann during personal interview at his house - no sound.
(F/G) (17.5 Mag. in UN 4491 E)
Date found in the old record - 01/07/1969.