• Short Summary

    THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA CONDUCTED A NEW NUCLEAR EXPLOSION IN THE WESTERN REGION OF THE COUNTRY ON DECEMBER 28TH.

  • Description

    THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA CONDUCTED A NEW NUCLEAR EXPLOSION IN THE WESTERN REGION OF THE COUNTRY ON DECEMBER 28TH. THE SUCCESSFUL NUCLEAR EXPLOSION, SAYS THE OFFICIAL COMMENTARY SUPPLIED WITH THIS FILM FROM PEKING TELEVISION, RAISES CHINA'S SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE FIELD OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO A NEW LEVEL.

    "THE HAPPY NEWS," ACCORDING TO THE COMMENTARY, "TURNED PEKING INTO A SEA OF JUBILATION AS WORKERS, PEASANTS, SOLDIERS, REVOLUTIONARY MASSES, YOUNG RED GUARD FIGHTERS, REVOLUTIONARY TEACHERS AND STUDENTS HAILED THE EVENT WITH CHEERS OF 'LONG LIVE THE INVINCIBLE THOUGHT OF MAO TSE-TUNG.'
    "THE HEARTENING NEWS SOON FOUND ITS WAY TO PEKING'S FACTORIES AND ARMY UNITS. FORUMS AND CELEBRATION MEETING WERE HELD AT ONCE TO HAIL THE NEW GREAT VICTORY OF MAO TSE-TUNG'S THOUGHT," THE COMMENTARY CONTINUES. "THE HEROES OF A DRILLING TEAM CONVALESCING IN HOSPITAL WERE GREATLY ELATED."
    BRAVING BITTER COLD WEATHER IN THE EARLY HOURS OF THE MORNING, PEOPLE WENT TO THE RECEPTION CENTRE OF THE CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY-CENTRAL COMMITTEE AND STATE COUNCIL. THEY CARRIED HUGE PORTRAITS OF CHAIRMAN MAO AND SANG AND DANCED ALL THE WAY. THE STREAM OF JUBILANT PEOPLE CONTINUED UNTIL EARLY IN THE MORNING. THE PEOPLE SAID, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL COMMENTARY: "CHINA HAS SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCTED THREE NUCLEAR TESTS THIS YEAR. THIS IS A HEAVY BLOW TO U.S. IMPERIALISM AND SOVIET MODERN REVISIONISM; IT IS A GREAT ENCOURAGEMENT TO THE HEROIC VIETNAMESE PEOPLE AND THE REVOLUTIONARY PEOPLE OF THE WHOLE WORLD, AND ALSO AN IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEFENCE OF WORLD PEACE."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2X3LB16ZJ6TQ9FQRR8D40WZE2
    Media URN:
    VLVA2X3LB16ZJ6TQ9FQRR8D40WZE2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1967
    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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