De Gaulle has another touchy problem to handle in North Africa--- the problem of France's neighbor, Tunisia.
DEMONSTRATION BY TATAHOUIN
FRENCH MILITARY LINES 10 KILOMETERS FROM REMADA AND ARRIVAL AT REMADA.
COLONEL MOLLET WITH WIFE AND CHILDREN. INTERIOR OF FORT, WOMEN AND CHILDREN OF ALGERIANS WORKING IN THE FORT TOGETHER WITH THE FRENCH. THEY HAVE BEEN HERE FOR MANY YEARS. THE VILLAGE SCHOOL, THE TEACHERS AUTOMOBILE (THE TEACHER WAS KILLED DURING THE REMADA INCIDENT). PAN SHOT OF THE VILLAGE THAT HAD BEEN ABANDONED. THE FORT'S CEMETERY. DOORWAYS OF HOMES THAT HAVE BEEN MACHINE-GUNNED AND SEALED UP, WITH WOODEN SLABS.
FRONTLINE POSITIONS OF THE TUNISIANS AT 40 KILOMETERS FROM THE FRENCH LINES. ANOTHER SHOT OF THE SCHOOL AT REMADA. ENTRANCE TO THE FORT, OUR CARS WITH WHITE FLAGS.
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Background: De Gaulle has another touchy problem to handle in North Africa--- the problem of France's neighbor, Tunisia.
The case is before the U. N. but the security council is holding off to see what De Gaulle can do.
The Tunisians, who have won their freedom from France, are boiling mad over French attacks on their towns and villages. On the other hand, the French say these villages harbor Algerian rebels, who slip across the border to hide there. One such village is Remada, where the French recently carried out a vicious air attack. An NBC cameraman has visited Remada to make this film. The French now occupy the town, but it contained plenty of evidence of their attack...including houses with bullet holes in the walls. An automobile belonging to the local teacher was riddled with bullets and the teacher killed. The French had nailed up many of the houses to keep the cameraman from seeing the damage inside.