• Short Summary

    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRESIDENT, GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU, ON TUESDAY (DECEMBER 5) DISSOLVED THE PROVISIONAL NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AT SAIGON'S INDEPENDENCE PALACE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV INT..PALACE WITH OUTGOING MEMBERS OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
    0.09

    2.
    SV SAME GROUP
    0.14

    3.
    SV THIEU AND OTHERS
    0.17

    4.
    SV OUTGOING MEMBERS
    0.22

    5.
    SV THIEU (EXTREME RIGHT) WITH MEMBERS OF SENATE AND LOWER HOUSE
    0.30

    6.
    SV MEMBERS OF SENATE AND LOWER HOUSE
    0.33

    7.
    SV THIEU SPEAKING
    0.36

    8.
    MLV GROUP OF PEOPLE
    0.38

    9.
    SV OUTGOING MEMBERS
    0.41

    10.
    CU PREMIER LOC BIDS FAREWELL
    0.46

    11.
    CU THIEU BIDS FAREWELL
    0.54



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRESIDENT, GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU, ON TUESDAY (DECEMBER 5) DISSOLVED THE PROVISIONAL NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AT SAIGON'S INDEPENDENCE PALACE.

    THE 137-MAN ASSEMBLY, FORMED ONE-AND-A-HALF YEARS AGO, WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR DRAFTING SOUTH VIETNAM'S CONSTITUTION WHICH EVENTUALLY LED TO THE ELECTIONS OF A PRESIDENT, THE SENATE AND THE LOWER HOSE SOME THREE MONTHS AGO.

    PRESENT AT THE FAREWELL CEREMONY ARRANGED BY THE PRESIDENT WERE MEMBERS OF THE SENATE AND LOWER HOUSE.

    PRESIDENT THIEU, IN A SHORT SPEECH, THANKED THE OUTGOING MEMBERS FOR THEIR HARD WORK IN DRAFTING THE NATION'S CONSTITUTION. ALSO PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WAS PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN VAN LOC.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA27WNSCRMBHXNHPW2O1INB45C3
    Media URN:
    VLVA27WNSCRMBHXNHPW2O1INB45C3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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