Ref NoWEA/PP/V/24
AltRefNo0561780
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleVideo of the Conference of Commonwealth Speakers held in New Delhi, 1986
Date1986
Extent1 videocassette (VHS, 60 min.)
DescriptionThe film documents the 8th Conference of the Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers held in New Delhi, India, 6-8 January 1986. It was attended by 100 delegates from 34 countries and presided over by Dr Bal Ram Jakhar, the President of the Conference. The film begins with the arrival of delegates at the airport and covers the opening of the conference, with delegates in their ceremonial dress and continues with extracts of speechs during the formal business, the receptions, dinners and entertainments and sight seeing programme arranged for the spouses and partners. There are some shots of Weatherill and his wife who attended the conference.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP/V24/0561780

SubjectConferences
Clothing and dress
Speeches
Related PersonJakhar, Balram, Dr, (1923-2016), Speaker of the Lok Sahba, India
Related PlaceNew Delhi, India
Associated OrganisationDoordarshan
CategoryMoving image recordings
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU. On site access at the University of Kent only. Access to audio-visual recordings is through digital listening/viewing copies. The University of Kent acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors in this recording and the rights of those not identified
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