Russian News of the Day 1971 #19 May
12:00:30 Tbilisi, Georgia. High angle city view. 50th anniversary of Soviet Power & Georgian Communist Party. Building decorated with banners; city’s concert hall, large celebration meeting of Communist party & Soviet Government leaders w/ Brezhnev & soviet delegations. Opening speeches (MOS) by Party 1st Secretary Mzhivanadze(?) & Brezhnev. Georgia presented w/ award of October revolution.
12:02:03 50th Anniversary parade on city’s streets, crowds walk past party leaders on podium. Children on bicycles, women dressed in white dresses. Pigeons let in air. Shot of Lenin’s statue.
12:02:38 Kremlin palace Meeting of communist leaders incl. Brezhnev, Podgornij (Podgorny), Kosygin & GDR Socialist Party delegates w/ Erich Honecker, & Chairman Willi Stoph.
12:03:39 Government leaders w/ Brezhnev, Kosygin & aviation minister at USSR air show inspect Tupelev TU-144 supersonic plane & helicopters. Transport plane IL-76. Giant helicopter. (GOOD).
12:05:49 Kremlin palace. Kosygin meets Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Photographers take pictures. Brezhnev meets Trudeau, has small meeting. Podgornij in meeting with Trudeau. Kosygin & Trudeau sign protocol of Soviet--Canadian consultations, other delegates applaud.
12:08:25 Moscow. Soviet House large meeting of International Red Cross & Red Crescent. Opening speech by Zaharov (MOD). Public applaud
12:09:14 19May71 USSR Pioneer birthday. Pioneers parade in Red Square & lay wreaths outside Lenin’s Tomb. Kuprejev’s speech. Kids march past. (around 23 million youngsters in Pioneer organization).
USSR Politics 1971; Diplomacy; Canada; Youth Group; Soviet Newsreel;