Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser calls for a strike protesting the 22 nation foreign ministers' conference in London.
Cairo Egypt Date:1956, August 20 Duration:1 min 40 sec Sound:Yes
Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser calls for a strike in Cairo. A large crowd cheers the President in Cairo as he makes a public appearance following his seizure of the Suez Canal. President Nasser speaks into a microphone. Deserted streets in response to Nasser's call for a strike protesting the twenty-two nations foreign ministers' conference in London. Thirteen year old Denis Prioti of Massapequa, Long Island had been invited to Egypt as Nasser's personal guest before the Suez seizure and returned for a letter of good will. Denis Prioti shakes hands and talks with President Nasser. Delegates arrive at the conference in London. U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dallas in discussion with other officials. Delegates seated around a table in conference.
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