• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN CAO KY WENT TO HIS FIRST JOINT ELECTION RALLY WITH CIVILIAN CANDIDATES AT HUE ON MONDAY (28 AUGUST) AND CLASHED ANGRILY WITH A LAWYER WHO SAID THAT HE COULD NEVER WIN WITHOUT CHEATING.

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    SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN CAO KY WENT TO HIS FIRST JOINT ELECTION RALLY WITH CIVILIAN CANDIDATES AT HUE ON MONDAY (28 AUGUST) AND CLASHED ANGRILY WITH A LAWYER WHO SAID THAT HE COULD NEVER WIN WITHOUT CHEATING.

    THE FAIRNESS OF POLLING, ALREADY A KEY ISSUE IN NEXT MONTH'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, WILL BE CHECKED BY MORE THAN 40 OBSERVERS FROM AT LEAST NINE COUNTRIES, DUE TO ARRIVE IN SOUTH VIETNAM IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

    PREMIER KY, WHO IS STANDING AS VICE-PRESIDENT ON THE MILITARY TICKET HEADED BY THE HEAD OF STATE, NGUYEN VAN THIEU, RECEIVED A COOL RECEPTION FROM THE 6,000 CROWD AT HIS FIRST OFFICIAL ELECTIONEERING APPEARANCE OUTSIDE SAIGON.

    THE PREMIER IS TAKING PART IN JOINT RALLIES ARRANGED FOR ALL THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES. HUE, WHERE HIS TROOPS LAST YEAR CRUSHED THE BUDDHIST STRUGGLE MOVEMENT, WAS HIS FIRST CHOICE.

    ANOTHER ELECTION RALLY TOOK PLACE ON SUNDAY (27 AUGUST) AT DA NANG WHEN SIX CANDIDATES RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME FROM 4,000 PEOPLE WHO HAD GATHERED AT THE CITY HALL TO HEAR THEM.

    THE CANDIDATES, WHO WERE RETURNING TO THE NORTHERN PROVINCES FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE OPENING DAYS OF THEIR ELECTION CAMPAIGNS, ATTACKED PREMIER KY ON THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT'S ANTI-CORRUPTION POLICY WHICH THEY SAID HAD NOT BEEN A SUCCESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4B0KTVFUZRDI6QX0J6WBFUJW3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4B0KTVFUZRDI6QX0J6WBFUJW3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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