Agence France Presse Collection

Scope and Content

Press reports, 1965-1972, of Agence France Presse from Jakarta, Indonesia, chiefly by Brian May, on foreign affairs, including relations with Malaysia, Japan, the United States, and others; foreign aid; visits of overseas politicians; political affairs, including the Indonesian Communist party and Muslim parties; political unrest, including student militancy; the Chinese community; natural disasters and disease; sport; affairs in West Irian (Irian Jaya); economic policy, industry, mining and agriculture.

Administrative / Biographical History

Agence France Presse, named in 1944, is a French news agency with its headquarters in Paris, supplying world news. It is the successor of a news agency founded in 1835.

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Unpublished handlist and database

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