• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAMESE STUDENTS, DESPITE A GOVERNMENT BAN ON DEMONSTRATIONS, MARCHED THROUGH SAIGON STREETS ON NOVEMBER 13 CALLING ON PRIME MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    1.
    LS STUDENT MARCH TOWARDS CENTRAL MARKET
    6 1/2 ft

    2.
    MS GIRLS AMONG THEM
    10 1/2 ft

    3.
    LS POLICE TOWARDS THEM (TWO SHOTS)
    19 1/2 ft

    4.
    MIS MORE STUDENTS MARCHING (TWO SHOTS)
    24 ft

    5.
    LS (PAN) THEY ASSEMBLE AT CENTRAL MARKET
    28 1/2 ft

    6.
    LS STATUE (TILT DOWN) STUDENTS CARRYING BANNERS
    31 1/2 ft

    7.
    LS THEY SQUAT
    33 ft

    8.
    LS PREMIER HUONG (CENTRE_ FLANKED BY HIS DEPUTIES AT PRESS CONFERENCE
    35 1/2 ft

    9.
    LS NEWSMEN
    37 ft

    10.
    MLS (LEFT TO RIGHT): DY. PREMIER NGUYEN XUAN OANH, PREMIER HUONG, CY. PREMIER NGUYEN LUU VIEN, AND SECRETARY OF STATE NGUYEN VAN TOAN
    40 ft

    11.
    MLS NEWSMAN ASKS QUESTION
    42 ft

    12.
    MLS HUONG ANSWERS
    44 1/2 ft

    13.
    MS (PAN) NEWSMEN
    46 1/2 ft

    14.
    MCU HUONG ANSWERS
    48 1/2 ft

    15.
    LS (PAN) PRESS CONFERENCE
    52 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOUTH VIETNAMESE STUDENTS, DESPITE A GOVERNMENT BAN ON DEMONSTRATIONS, MARCHED THROUGH SAIGON STREETS ON NOVEMBER 13 CALLING ON PRIME MINISTER, MR. TRAN VAN HUONG, TO RESHUFFLE HIS CABINET.

    SEVERAL SCHOOLGIRLS WERE AMONG THE BANNER-CARRYING STUDENTS. POLICE WITH WICKER-SHIELDS FAILED TO BREAK UP THE MARCHERS WHO STARTED THE BIG MARCH FROM THE STUDENT HEADQUARTERS TO THE CENTRAL MARKET AS PRIME MINISTER HUONG PREPARED TO DISCUSS HIS POLITICAL DIFFERENCES WITH THE HIGH NATIONAL COUNCIL.

    AFTER NINETY MINUTES OF SPEECH-MAKING IN THE CENTRAL MARKET, THE STUDENTS DISPERSED PEACEFULLY UNMOLESTED BY POLICE AND ARMED TROOPS WHO STOOD CLOSE BY.

    ADDRESSING A PRESS CONFERENCE LATER, PREMIER HUONG STRONGLY HINTED THAT HE WOULD ORDER THE SECURITY FORCES TO BREAK UP ANY FURTHER DEMONSTRATIONS THREATENING PUBLIC ORDER. HE MILDLY REBUKED HIS CRITICS WHOSE MAIN COMPLAINT IS THAT HE EXCLUDED REPRESENTATIVES OF POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS GROUPS FROM HIS CABINET.

    PRIME MINSTER HUONG HAD RUSHED BACK TO SAIGON FROM A TRIP TO FLOOD-STRICKEN CENTRAL VIETNAM FOR A MEETING WITH THE COUNCIL AND HIS FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE SINCE TAKING OFFICE A FORTNIGHT AGO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2QYAOBAMMR52EBZKSG0UG1FYJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA2QYAOBAMMR52EBZKSG0UG1FYJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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