Prime Minister Ben Bella addresses the UN General Assembly and President Kennedy congratulates Algerian people in the U.S.
Algeria Date:1963 Duration:8 min 33 sec Sound:Yes
A documentary depicting Algerians celebrating their independence and developments in Algeria thereafter. Vehicles carrying jubilant people drive past on the roads in different parts of the country. A helicopter in flight. A crowd gathers to watch as dignitaries and deputies arrive to attend the first session of the National Assembly. The session in progress. Ferhat Abbas is elected as the President of the National Assembly. Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella casts his vote along with other members for the election of the prime minister. The crowd cheers as Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella is declared the newly appointed Algerian Prime Minister. The Algerian flags are waved. A military procession in the streets. Soldiers parade as the people watch. Helicopters in flight. United States Air Force aircraft fly to aid with medical supplies. Dignitaries get off aircraft and are greeted by Algerian dignitaries. Men carry boxes. Volunteer medical personnel disembark aircraft. The Kabili Mountains. Men work in fields and water crops. Algerian boys in Constantine for a forestry course. People work in a tent area. A man cooks bread. Sacks of food supplies sent in by other countries. Trees are felled. The United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Algerian Prime Minister addresses the UN General Assembly. Ben Bella in Washington DC. U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Ben Bella review honor guards. President Kennedy congratulates Algerian people on attaining independence. Heavy crowd on the streets of Algeria.
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