Jerry Rawlings popularly known as J. J, is the former president of Ghana. A hands on, brave and astute leader mostly revered and known for revolutionizing the political and economic status of Ghana at a dire point in its history. His famous escape from execution in 1979 and the brave rescue by his military friends from a dictatorial government became his turning point, for presidency. Full title reads: "Uganda Wins Independence - Technicolor". Uganda. GV Pan of Kampala. VS of arrival of Duke and Duchess of Kent at Entebbe Airport. They are met by Prime Minister A Milton Obote and His Highness Kabaka of Buganda. They inspect a guard of honour and the Duchess is presented to the Duchess. GV Government House. VS of Duke and Duchess with Sir Walter Coutts and Lady Coutts. VS of canoe regatta on Lake Victoria. Shots of canoe races watched by large crowds. Ugandan musicians play drums and local people dance in celebration. VS of Government House in Buganda. The Duke and Duchess attend a cocktail party given by the Kabak. VS of Independence tattoo in Kololo Stadium. Duke and Duchess watch the ceremony at the Union Jack British flag is lowered and the Ugandan flag is raised. Massed crowds cheer. VS of Independence Day ceremonies the next morning. The Duke of Kent makes a speech. Good CUs of the Duchess of Kent. VS of parade through streets. The Duke and Duchess are attending the state opening of parliament. Large crowds cheer the couple as they drive past in an open car. Shots inside Parliament. More cheering crowds as the Duke and Duchess leave. FILM ID: 1779. 15 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120, 000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website.
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