• 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

    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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    Film ID:
    VLVA1VDB9FG66ITJMYAJRWNNIQ51Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA1VDB9FG66ITJMYAJRWNNIQ51Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding 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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