General Charles de Gaulle is welcomed in visit to Algiers.
Algiers Algeria Date:1958, June 4 Duration:1 min 40 sec Sound:Yes
A crowd greets French General Charles de Gaulle in Algiers, showering his motorcade with ticker tape. views of motorcade from various locations, including high in an overlooking building. Cheering crowds jam the roadside. A formation of French warplanes is seen flying overhead. A little girl kisses De Gaulle on the cheeks. De Gaulle walks with officials up a hill and then speaks from a portico of the Government General building, to an audience of thousands jammed shoulder-to-shoulder in the Place du Forum with some perched atop a monument. De Gaulle returns to his open car, as a cordon of French military hold the crowd back.
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