• Short Summary

    MARTIAL LAW, IMPOSED ON AUGUST 21 WHEN THE GOVERNMENT CRACKED DOWN ON BUDDHISTS, WAS OFFICIALLY LIFTED IN SAIGON, THE CAPITAL OF SOUTH VIETNAM, AT NOON ON SEPTEMBER 16 BRINGING EVERYTHING BACK TO NORMAL.

  • Description

    MARTIAL LAW, IMPOSED ON AUGUST 21 WHEN THE GOVERNMENT CRACKED DOWN ON BUDDHISTS, WAS OFFICIALLY LIFTED IN SAIGON, THE CAPITAL OF SOUTH VIETNAM, AT NOON ON SEPTEMBER 16 BRINGING EVERYTHING BACK TO NORMAL.

    WHEN THE GOVERNMENT OF PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM ANNOUNCED LAST SATURDAY THAT MARTIAL LAW WOULD BE LIFTED, MILITARY SOURCES HERE SAID THEY BELIEVED THE COMMUNIST VIET CONG GUERILLAS MAY HAVE STARTED AN INTENSIFIED NEW CAMPAIGN.

    BUT MANY OBSERVERS BELIEVED THAT IF THE VIET CONGS PUT UP TOO MUCH PRESSURE ON ARMED FORCES THIS NIGHT PRECIPITATE A COUP IN THE CAPITAL THE COUNTRYSIDE IS FALLING INTO COMMUNIST HANDS.

    MEANWHILE, EVERY CORNER AND NOOK OF THE CAPITAL ARE BEING PLASTERED WITH MORE POSTERS OF CANADIANS CONTESTING IN THE COMING NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTION TO BE IMPOSITION OF MARTIAL LAW IT DID TO BE POSTPONED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4CUB5XXZYMCP1E1A84C2LD73B
    Media URN:
    VLVA4CUB5XXZYMCP1E1A84C2LD73B
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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