• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE OF FRANCE LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY) IN A NATION-WIDE TELEVISION ADDRESS APPEALED TO THE FRENCH ELECTORATE TO ENSURE A GAULLIST MAJORITY IN THE GENERAL ELECTION TO ENABLE HIM TO "GUARANTEE THE DESTINY OF FRANCE."
    HIS SIX-MINUTE ADDRESS WAS ONLY 12 HOURS BEFORE POLLING BEGAN IN THE FIRST BALLOT.

  • Description

    1.
    GV & SV ELYSEE PALACE (2 SHOTS) - (SILENT)
    0.08

    2.
    SV DE GAULLE SPEAKS (SILENT)
    0.16

    3.
    SV DE GAULLE SPEAKS (SOF STARTS)
    1.39


    TRANSCRIPT (SEQ 3):



    "THEN, SCIENCE ITSELF, INSIDE, FOR PROGRESS IN EVERY FIELD, ON A...STRENGTHENED BY THE MEMBERSHIP OF AN INCREASING NUMBER OF THOSE WHO, UNTIL NOW, REMAINED ALOOF OR UNCERTAIN. THEN, IT WILL HAVE EVEN MORE WEIGHT AND CREDIT OUTSIDE IN ORDER TO CARRY OUT THE MISSION OF OUR COUNTRY, IN ORDER TO PERSUADE THE WHOLE OF EUROPE TO UNITE AND ORGANISE ITSELF, AND TO WORK TOWARDS WORLD PEACE. FRENCHWOMEN, FRENCHMEN, YOU SEE I HAVE, ONCE MORE, AT A DECISIVE TIME, SPOKEN TO YOU IN THE NAME OF FRANCE. LONG LIVE THE REPUBLIC, LONG LIVE FRANCE!"




    Initials RGH/RTF-TELE/MGT/GLH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PRESIDENT DE GAULLE OF FRANCE LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY) IN A NATION-WIDE TELEVISION ADDRESS APPEALED TO THE FRENCH ELECTORATE TO ENSURE A GAULLIST MAJORITY IN THE GENERAL ELECTION TO ENABLE HIM TO "GUARANTEE THE DESTINY OF FRANCE."
    HIS SIX-MINUTE ADDRESS WAS ONLY 12 HOURS BEFORE POLLING BEGAN IN THE FIRST BALLOT. DEPUTIES ELECTED TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AFTER THE SECOND BALLOT NEXT WEEKEND WILL OCCUPY THEIR SEATS -- BARRING AN UNUSUAL CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS -- UNTIL 1972, THE YEAR GENERAL DE GAULLE'S PRESIDENTIAL TERM ENDS.

    THE PRESIDENT WARMED THAT IF THE PARLIAMENTARY PARTIES BLOCKED HIS ACTIONS, THE CONSEQUENCE WOULD BE A RETURN TO "ABSURD AND DISASTROUS UPHEAVALS."
    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE SAID:
    THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THAT IS:

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2LXO1J0AJ0H2TSNMGLK8GX67M
    Media URN:
    VLVA2LXO1J0AJ0H2TSNMGLK8GX67M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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