• Short Summary

    WORK WAS GOING ON IN SALISBURY TODAY (FRIDAY) TO PREPARE A NEW RESIDENCE FOR MR CLIFFORD DUPONT, APPOINTED BY MR.

  • Description

    WORK WAS GOING ON IN SALISBURY TODAY (FRIDAY) TO PREPARE A NEW RESIDENCE FOR MR CLIFFORD DUPONT, APPOINTED BY MR. IAN SMITH AS ACTING OFFICER ADMINISTERING THE GOVERNMENT TO REPLACE SIR HUMPHREY GIBBS, THE GOVERNOR. MEANWHILE, PEOPLE HAVE BEEN CONTINUING TO CALL AT THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OFFICES TO SIGN MR. DUPONT'S VISITORS' BOOK.

    MR. DUPONT, DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER IN MR. SMITH'S GOVERNMENT, WAS APPOINTED LAST WEDNESDAY TO TAKE OVER THE POWERS OF SIR HUMPHREY, WHO HAS STEADFASTLY REFUSED TO RELINQUISH HIS POWERS. MR. SMITH SAID OVER RHODESIAN RADIO TODAY THAT SIR HUMPHREY HAD BEEN RECEIVING THREATENING LETTERS, AND WARNED THAT HIS REGIME WOULD TAKE ACTIO AGAINST ANYONE WHO DID THIS.

    A NUMBER OF THOSE WHO LINED UP TO SIGN MR. DUPONT'S VISITORS' BOOK YESTERDAY WERE ASKED BY AN INTERVIEWER WHY THEY WERE DOING IT...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1SB94YTE6ZMFJM6FQFHPGEXUJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1SB94YTE6ZMFJM6FQFHPGEXUJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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