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    A RALLY OF 200,000 PEOPLE WAS HELD OUTSIDE GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK'S RESIDENCE ON TUESDAY (OCT 10) TO MARK THE FOUNDING OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA BY DR.

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    A RALLY OF 200,000 PEOPLE WAS HELD OUTSIDE GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK'S RESIDENCE ON TUESDAY (OCT 10) TO MARK THE FOUNDING OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA BY DR. SUN YAT SEN, 56 YEARS AGO.

    EIGHTY-YEAR-OLD GENERALISSIMO CHIANG, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, APPEARED ON THE BALCONY FOR THREE MINUTES AMIDST THUNDEROUS CHEERS FROM THE CROWD BELOW. IN HIS SPEECH, GENERALISSIMO CHIANG URGED BOTH CIVILIANS AND SOLDIERS OF TAIWAN TO REDOUBLE THEIR EFFORT TO CONQUER THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC.

    THE AGING EXTENDED HIS OFFICIAL WELCOME TO ANTI-MAOISTS IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, INCLUDING PRESIDENT LIU SHAO CHI, TO JOIN TAIWAN'S EFFORTS TO TOPPLE CHAIRMAN MAO TSE-TUNG'S COMMUNIST REGIME WHICH HAS RULED THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA FOR THE LAST 18 YEARS.

    THE CELEBRATION WAS HIGHLIGHTED BY A SPECTACULAR PARADE, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE PROSPERITY OF THE NATION AND FREEDOM OF RELIGION. IT ENDED WITH THE DRAGON DANCE.

    ON QUEMONY ISLAND, WHERE TAIWAN MAINTAINS A GARRISON FORCE OF 50,000 OR MORE, PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE WORKERS RELEASED THOUSANDS OF HUGE BALLOONS CARRYING PORTRAITS OF GENERALISSIMO CHIANG AND HIS MESSAGE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2PMY4F602KR3QLN28LD4DPU5I
    Media URN:
    VLVA2PMY4F602KR3QLN28LD4DPU5I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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