• Short Summary

    SUCCESS FOR THE TROUBLE-TORN SOUTH VIETNAM GOVERNMENT.THREATENED BY BUDDHIST AGITATION FROM ONE SIDE, IT HAS?

  • Description

    SUCCESS FOR THE TROUBLE-TORN SOUTH VIETNAM GOVERNMENT.THREATENED BY BUDDHIST AGITATION FROM ONE SIDE, IT HAS SCORED A NOTABLE VICTORY ON THE OTHER - AGAINST THE VIETCONG.MORE THAN 8,000 MEMBERS OF THE VIETCONG HAVE GIVEN THEMSELVES UP SINCE THE GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED ITS SURRENDER APPEAL EARLIER THIS YEAR.

    FILM SHOWS JUST ONE OF THE 8,000 LEAVING HIS JUNGLE HIDE-OUT AND GIVING HIMSELF UP AT A VILLAGE OUTPOST.IN HIS HAND IS A LEAFLET DROPPED FROM RAIDING AIRCRAFT.

    THE LEAFLETS ASK: "RETURN TO YOUR FAMILIES" AND POINT OUT THAT THEY CAN GO TO ANY OF THE GOVERNMENT OUTPOSTS ON THE JUNGLE EDGE AND SURRENDER WITHOUT BEING HARMED.

    THEY ARE THEN TAKEN TO A REHABILITATION CENTRE FOR RE-EDUCATION ON THE GOVERNMENT'S POLICY.AFTER SEVERAL WEEKS, THEY ARE RELEASED AND BECOME NORMAL CITIZENS ONCE AGAIN.

    (SOUTH VIETNAMESE BUDDHISTS HAVE NOW BEEN PROTESTING FOR 11 WEEKS AGAINST ALLEGED RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION BY THE PREDOMINANTLY ROMAN CATHOLIC REGIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3CY1YJERVW346YJH6VANNXHW5
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CY1YJERVW346YJH6VANNXHW5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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