• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    SV OLD MAN WITH MEGAPHONE ANNOUNCES MEETING (2 SHOTS)
    0.08

    2.
    GV PEOPLE ARRIVING TO SEE CANDIDATES
    0.13

    3.
    GV SCHOOL
    0.17

    4.
    SV POLICEMAN SEARCHES WOMAN'S BASKET


    5.
    GV CAMPAIGN POSTER
    0.25

    6.
    GV BARBED WIRE AROUND PLATFORM
    0.33

    7.
    GV CROWDS AWAITING CANDIDATES
    0.40

    8.
    CU DITTO (2 SHOTS)
    0.48

    9.
    GV CROWDS WAITING
    0.53



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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 - Including 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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