• Short Summary

    AT SOUTH VIETNAM'S POLITICAL, RE-EDUCATION CENTRE AT THU DUC, 15 MILES NORTH OF SAIGON, 250 VIET CONG REBELS TOOK PART IN A SPECIAL CEREMONY NOV 9 AT WHICH THEY PLEDGED LOYAL AS NEW SUBJECTS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAM GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. EX-PRISONERS GATHERED IN ROOM, SIT ON BEDS ETC.
    0.17

    2.
    LV. MAN ON ROSTRUM SPEAKS.
    0.20

    3.
    GV. MEN SEATED IN HALL, LISTENS.
    0.26

    4.
    STV. MEN SEATED ON FLOUR.
    0.28

    5.
    CU. OLD MAN WITH BEARD LISTENS.
    0.31

    6.
    SV. MAN RECEIVES GIFT.
    0.34

    7.
    GV. MEN APPLAUD.
    0.37

    8.
    CU. WOMEN AND NUNS LISTEN.
    0.43

    9.
    GVB. CEREMONY MEN STAND UP.
    0.49

    10.
    CU. MAN AT MICROPHONE SPEAKS.
    0.52

    11.
    CU. PORTRAIT ON WALL.
    0.54

    12.
    BV. EX-PRISONERS RAISE HANDS.
    1.00



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT SOUTH VIETNAM'S POLITICAL, RE-EDUCATION CENTRE AT THU DUC, 15 MILES NORTH OF SAIGON, 250 VIET CONG REBELS TOOK PART IN A SPECIAL CEREMONY NOV 9 AT WHICH THEY PLEDGED LOYAL AS NEW SUBJECTS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAM GOVERNMENT.

    THE MEN, WHO WERE TAKEN PRISONERS IN ANTI-COMMUNIST RAIDS, HAVE BEEN "RE-EDUCATED" AT THE CENTRE. THE VIET CONG MEN DENOUNCED THE COMMUNIST ORGANISATION AT THE CEREMONY AND SWORE LOYALTY TO PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM.

    RE-EDUCATION AT THE CENTRE LASTS FROM ONE TO FIVE YEARS. EX-PRISONERS WHO "GRADUATED" RECEIVED TOKEN GIFTS FROM THE EDUCATORS AS THEY EXPRESSED NEW ALLEGIANCE TO THE GOVERNMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1VDB9FG66ITJMYAJRWNNIQ51Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA1VDB9FG66ITJMYAJRWNNIQ51Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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