[African diplomats visit city hall]
Original Airdate: 2/10/1985
Item Type: newstape - original footage
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Description : Abstract
Ray Flynn (Mayor of Boston) welcomes a delegation of African diplomats to Boston at a ceremony in City Hall. Irene Smalls (Director of Public Information for Flynn) and Flynn present a book about Boston to each diplomat. Charles Yancey (Boston City Council) addresses the delegation. He reads a proclamation from the Boston City Council, welcoming the diplomats to Boston. City Councilors David Scondras, Bruce Bolling and Maura Hennigan are introduced to the delegation. The ambassador from Gambia thanks Flynn and the city of Boston for receiving their visit. Yancey delivers closing remarks at the ceremony. He thanks the ambassadors. The diplomats and city officials socialize at a reception at City Hall. Flynn circulates among the members of the delegation. Flynn and one of the diplomats raise their glasses in an informal toast. Members of the delegation speak to one another.
Subject : Keywords
Africa - Politics and government
Cultural and social events
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston City Council
Type : Genre
News - Unedited
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