• Short Summary

    ELECTION ACTIVITY IS MOUNTING IN SOUTH VIETNAM WHERE ELEVEN SETS OF CANDIDATES ARE FIGHTING FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL AND VICE-PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE.

  • Description

    ELECTION ACTIVITY IS MOUNTING IN SOUTH VIETNAM WHERE ELEVEN SETS OF CANDIDATES ARE FIGHTING FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL AND VICE-PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE. TYPICAL OF THE CAMPAIGNS WAS THE MEETING HELD BY ONE OF THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN THE NGUYEN-HOANG SCHOOL IN QUANG-TRI CITY.

    BUT WITH WAR RUMBLING NOT SO VERY FAR AWAY THIS IS AN ELECTION WITH A DIFFERENCE. ELECTORS ARRIVING TO LISTEN TO THE SPEAKERS ARE OFTEN SEARCHED BY POLICE --- AND SPEECHES ARE MADE FROM A PLATFORM WHICH IS SURROUNDED BY BARBED WIRE.

    FROM SAIGON IT HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT CAPTURED DOCUMENTS, ISSUED BY THE VIET CONG, HAVE CALLED FOR A COMPLETE BOYCOTT OF THE ELECTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA18A4JK09FY6BPZ53LX7QF2PT0
    Media URN:
    VLVA18A4JK09FY6BPZ53LX7QF2PT0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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