• Short Summary

    MR TRAN VAN HUONG HAS TAKEN OVER THE DUTIES OF PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH VIETNAM.?

  • Description

    1.
    LS FLAG TILT DOWN MINISTRY BUILDING
    0.03

    2.
    MCU KHANH SIGNS TRANSFER.
    0.10

    3.
    MCU HUONG SIGNING.
    0.15

    4.
    MS PAN CABINET MINISTERS.
    0.16

    5.
    LS KHANH CONGRATULATES MINISTERS (2 SHOTS)
    0.28

    6.
    LS TILT DOWN BUILDING; MEMBERS WALKING OUT
    0.33

    7.
    MS KHANH AND HUONG SALUTING HONOUR GUARDS.
    0.38

    8.
    MLS GUARDS.
    0.40

    9.
    MS KHANH CONGRATULATES HUONG.
    0.42

    10.
    MS KHANH INTO CAR.
    0.43

    11.
    MS CAR MOVES OFF.
    0.52

    12.
    MS HUONG AND TWO OTHER MINISTERS INTO PALACE.
    0.54

    13.
    MS SUU WALKS TO MEET NEW MINISTERS
    1.00

    14.
    CU HUONG PRESENTING MINISTERS.
    1.05

    15.
    CU HUONG.
    1.08

    16.
    MS PAN.. CABINET MINISTERS.
    1.14

    17.
    MS NEWSMEN AND PHOTOGRAPHERS.
    1.15

    18.
    MS GROUP POSES FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS.
    1.19



    Initials AK/V/BHH/ES AK/V/BHH/JM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MR TRAN VAN HUONG HAS TAKEN OVER THE DUTIES OF PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH VIETNAM. HE SUCCEEDED MAJOR-GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH, NOW APPOINTED HEAD OF THE COUNTRY'S ARMED FORCES.

    THE CEREMONY IN WHICH GOVERNMENT POWERS WERE TRANSFERRED BY GENERAL KHANH TO MR HUONG TOOK PLACE ON WEDNESDAY AT THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING IN SAIGON. MEMBERS OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT WATCHED THE PROCEEDINGS, AND WERE LATER CONGRATULATED BY THE GENERAL.

    LATER IN THE DAY, THE HEAD OF STATE, MR PHAN KHAC SUU, RECEIVED THE NEW GOVERNMENT. IT IS COMPOSED MAINLY OF EXPERIENCED TECHNICIANS RATHER THAN POLITICIANS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1BNL8EW5TVZ3IYZZJ3FDSF9LT
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BNL8EW5TVZ3IYZZJ3FDSF9LT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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