• Short Summary

    ABOUT 300 VIETNAMESE DEMONSTRATORS GATHERED IN FRONT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN SAIGON LAST MONDAY (MARCH 6) NIGHT TO PROTEST AGAINST MOVEMENT TOWARDS A "FALSE PEACE" IN VIETNAM.

  • Description

    1.
    GV DEMONSTRATORS AT LAM SON SQUARE
    0.04

    2.
    LV DITTO
    0.07

    3.
    CU ORGANISER RALLIES DEMONSTRATORS FOR MARCH
    0.11

    4.
    CU DEMONSTRATOR SPEAKS
    0.13

    5.
    SV DEMONSTRATORS HOLD "DOWN WITH FULBRIGHT BANNER" - CHEER
    0.16

    6.
    CU DITTO
    0.19

    7.
    SV DEMONSTRATORS READY TO MARCH PAN TO "DOWN WITH DE GAULLE" BANNER
    0.27

    8.
    SV PAN MARCHERS HOLD BANNERS AND START
    0.37

    9.
    GV DITTO
    0.44


    NIGHT SHOTS


    10.
    GV BONFIRE
    0.46

    11.
    CU DITTO
    0.48

    12.
    SV DEMONSTRATORS WITH TORCHES
    0.50

    13.
    DEMONSTRATORS LIGHT TORCHES FROM BONFIRE
    0.54

    14.
    SCU DEMONSTRATORS WITH TORCHES
    0.59

    15.
    GV BONFIRE WITH DEMONSTRATORS IN B/G ABOUT TO MARCH
    1.02

    16.
    GV MARCHERS WITH TORCHED AND BANNERS SET OFF
    1.07

    17.
    SV MARCHERS
    1.10

    18.
    SCU DITTO
    1.14

    19.
    PAN DEMONSTRATORS RIDE THREE-WHEEL CYCLES
    1.21

    20.
    MOTORISED TAXIS FOLLOW MARCH
    1.30



    Initials GHB/VS/CR/K



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ABOUT 300 VIETNAMESE DEMONSTRATORS GATHERED IN FRONT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN SAIGON LAST MONDAY (MARCH 6) NIGHT TO PROTEST AGAINST MOVEMENT TOWARDS A "FALSE PEACE" IN VIETNAM.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS INCLUDED GROUPS WHICH HAD HELD SIMILAR PROTESTS IN THE CITY DURING THE PREVIOUS WEEK, ONE OF WHICH ENDED IN AN ATTACK ON THE FRENCH CONSULATE-GENERAL.

    BANNERS AND PLACARDS CARRIED BY THE DEMONSTRATORS BORE SLOGANS LIKE - "DOWN WITH FULBRIGHT" (AMERICAN SENATOR WILLIAM FULBRIGHT, A CRITIC OF THE VIETNAM WAR), "DOWN WITH DE GAULLE "AND OTHERS CALLING FOR COLONIALISTS TO BE OUSTED FROM THE COUNTRY.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS ALSO SHOUTED - "DOWN WITH THE UNFRIENDLY ATTITUDE OF SIHANOUK" - A REFERENCE TO THE CAMBODIAN HEAD OF STATE, PRINCE NORODOM SIHANOUK.

    THE PROTEST MEETING CARRIED ON UNTIL THE EVENING, WHEN THE DEMONSTRATORS LIT TORCHES FROM BONFIRES FOR ANOTHER MARCH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA33694SOLA3627EXOYLCGBG8XZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA33694SOLA3627EXOYLCGBG8XZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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