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photo: Parade with Ceausescu portrait (32K)

Image: A large portrait of Nicolae Ceausescu, one among thousands, is carried in a parade celebrating a Communist Party Congress(~1975). Different enterprises had responsibility to bring their employees and supply flags, posters and banners extolling the virtues of Ceausescu, the Party, and various causes. (credit: TV news footage, courtesy of Romanian friends)

crowds at a parade cheering the Ceausescus; from a Romanian television news broadcast ~1975 (credit: TV news footage) --Load time: ~25 sec.

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