• Short Summary

    AN EXILED FORMER FRENCH GOVERNMENT MINISTER WANTED BY POLICE FOR PLOTTING THE STATE JOINED FRENCH POLITICIANS TODAY (MONDAY) IN THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE 5 MARCH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS.

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    AN EXILED FORMER FRENCH GOVERNMENT MINISTER WANTED BY POLICE FOR PLOTTING THE STATE JOINED FRENCH POLITICIANS TODAY (MONDAY) IN THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE 5 MARCH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS. A LAST-MINUTE SURPRISE AS THE OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN FOR THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTION OPENED TODAY WAS THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT M. JACQUES SOUSTELLE WAS A CANDIDATE IN LYONS.

    SOUSTELLE ONCE A STAUNCH SUPPORTER OF PRESIDENT DE GUALLE, WILL NOT BE PRESENT FOR THE CAMPAIGN. HE BROKE WITH DE GAULLE OVER THE PRESIDENT'S ALGERIAN POLICY.

    IR SOUSTELLE RETURNS TO FRANCE, HE FACES ARREST ON A CHARGE OF PLOTTING AGAINST THE STATE. HIS CANDIDATE WAS FILED FOR HIM BY A FRIEND IN HIS FORMER CONSTITUENCY OF LYONS.

    SOUSTELLE ANNOUNCED TO JOURNALIST IN A TAPE RECORDING SENT TO LYONS FROM ABROAD THAT HE HAD ASKED THE MAYOR OF LYONS, M.LOUIS PRADEL TO RUN HIS CAMPAIGN FOR HIM BY PROXY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3EJWP9HK28FRVF2V3CVQURCS9
    Media URN:
    VLVA3EJWP9HK28FRVF2V3CVQURCS9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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