Media item

New government

Week number 65-17

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.


Queen Juliana receives the new ministers at Palace Soestdijk. The ministers descend the stairs for a photo shoot for the press, a.o. Prime Minister J.M.L.T. Cals, Anne Vondeling, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and the ministers Ivo Samkalden of Justice, Jan Smallenbroek of Internal Affairs, I.A. Diepenhorst of Education and Science, Joop den Uyl of Economic Affairs, Maarten Vrolijk of Culture, Recreation and Social Work and J.G. Suurhoff of Transport, Public Works and Water Management. Several days later they pose with the other ministers in the Trèveszaal (Trève hall) in The Hague, after which the first official meeting of the council of ministers is held, with a.o. Deputy Prime Ministers Vondeling and Barend Biesheuvel, the ministers Samkalden, Smallenbroek, Vrolijk, Diepenhorst, Den Uyl, P.J.S. de Jong of Defense, T.H. Bot of Development Aid, Joseph Luns of Foreign Affairs, G.M.J. Veldkamp of Social Affairs, P.C.W.M. Bogaers of housing and Prime Minister Cals.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
14 April 1965


Original format:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision