• Short Summary

    THE GREEK PEOPLE EXPRESSED UNANIMOUS APPROVAL OF THEIR COUNTRY'S NEW CONSTITUTION IN A REFERENDUM CONDUCTED TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    THE GREEK PEOPLE EXPRESSED UNANIMOUS APPROVAL OF THEIR COUNTRY'S NEW CONSTITUTION IN A REFERENDUM CONDUCTED TODAY (SUNDAY). ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL SOURCES, MORE THAN 90 PER CENT OF THE POPULATION VOTED IN FAVOUR OF THE NEW CONSTITUTION, DRAWN UP BY THE RULING MILITARY REGIME.

    VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS AT ABOUT 8,000 STATIONS SCATTERED THROUGHOUT GREECE AND THE ISLANDS.

    PRIME MINISTER GEORGE PAPADOPOLOUS HAS TOLD THE NATION THE NEW CONSTITUTION WILL MAKE GREECE A MODEL DEMOCRACY. TONIGHT DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER STYLIANOS PATTAKOS ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING "THE GREEK PEOPLE TODAY EXERCISED THEIR SOVEREIGN RIGHT IN A FREE, UNIMPEDED AND ABSOLUTELY UNINFLUENCED WAY." THE PRESENT REGIME HAS BEEN IN POWER SINCE A COUP 17 MONTHS AGO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2VH88ZLLAZU129BI2FGJN8HUQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA2VH88ZLLAZU129BI2FGJN8HUQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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