• Short Summary

    IN TAIPEI, ON MONDAY, TAIWAN'S ELECTORAL COLLEGE RE-ELECTED GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK TO A FOURTH SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE.

  • Description

    IN TAIPEI, ON MONDAY, TAIWAN'S ELECTORAL COLLEGE RE-ELECTED GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK TO A FOURTH SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE.

    THE 79-YEAR-OLD GENERALISSIMO CHIANG, CANDIDATE OF THE RULING KOUMINTANG PARTY, RAN UNOPPOSED. HE RECEIVED 1,405 OUT OF THE 1,425 BALLOT CAST BY MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. THE OTHER 20 BALLOTS WERE DECLARED NULL AND VOID. THE TWO MINORITY PARTIES DID NOT CONTEST.

    AN ESTIMATED CROWD OF 25,000 PEOPLE GATHERED OUTSIDE THE CITY HALL WHERE THE ELECTION WAS HELD. THEY BURST INTO THUNDEROUS APPLAUSE AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF GENERALISSIMO CHIANG'S RE-ELECTION.

    THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ALSO ELECTED MR C. K. YEN, WHO IS 62, AS DEPUTY AND LEGAL SUCCESSOR TO GENERALISSIMO CHIANG.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1DBTI0Q0BYZNPBF9ZR0OQC7NK
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DBTI0Q0BYZNPBF9ZR0OQC7NK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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