• Short Summary

    A PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF PRESIDENT RANIERI MAZZILLI HAS TAKEN OVER IN BRAZIL FOLLOWING THE OUSTING OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT, JOAO GOULART, BY BRAZIL'S MILITARY LEADERS.

  • Description

    A PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF PRESIDENT RANIERI MAZZILLI HAS TAKEN OVER IN BRAZIL FOLLOWING THE OUSTING OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT, JOAO GOULART, BY BRAZIL'S MILITARY LEADERS. THE COUP PROMPTED GENERAL REJOICING IN THE STREETS OF RIO DE JANEIRO.

    THE MILITARY LEADERS, WHO SAID THEY ACTED BECAUSE GOULART WAS LEADING THE COUNTRY TO COMMUNISM, HAVE PROMISED THAT A GENERAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD WITHIN A MONTH.

    IN RIO DE JANEIRO - BRAZIL'S LARGEST CITY - PEOPLE CROWDED THE STREETS WHEN IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT GOULART HAD RESIGNED FROM THE PRESIDENCY AND FLED THE COUNTRY. IN SOME PARTS OF THE CITY THERE WERE SCUFFLES BETWEEN GOULART SUPPORTERS AND TROOPS, BUT THESE SUBSIDED AND BY NIGHTFALL, THE CROWDS WERE CELEBRATING THE NEW REGIME. IT WAS LIKE CARNIVAL TIME WITH OPTIMISTIC PREDICTIONS THAT THE NEW REGIME WOULD FIND SOLUTIONS TO BRAZIL'S MANY PROBLEMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2TS34QU6YFU3HG4WGB7G86K3G
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TS34QU6YFU3HG4WGB7G86K3G
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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