• Short Summary

    The South-Vietnamese Government is conducting a nationwide campaign to inform the people of its plans in the event of a ceasefire.

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    The South-Vietnamese Government is conducting a nationwide campaign to inform the people of its plans in the event of a ceasefire.

    Slogans and banners have been placed at strategic points throughout the capital of Saigon and are now appearing in provincial areas. An army of government information officers aided by militia and policemen are systematically combing the countryside advising people of the Government's attitude to certain terms of the proposed peace agreement.

    Many of the posters and slogans read "No Coalition With Communism' and 'Save The Nations'.

    The present campaign expands on 'Operation Delta', an information campaign initiated in November in the Trang Bang district. Government officials reported that the scheme was a great success.

    SYNOPSIS: In South Vietnam, an army of information officers has been formed to explain the Government's policies in the event of a ceasefire. The officers, aided by militia and policemen, are touring the countryside expressing the Government attitude towards communism. According to the officers, the people must break all communist plots to over-rule South Vietnam.

    The publicity campaign initially started in the Trang Bang district in November last year. The Government then launched 'Operation Delta', in which army officers helped to inform the local people of Government policies.

    Tobn and faded South Vietnamese flags have been repaired and repainted in a bid to lift the spirit of nationalism among the people.

    Slogans and posters have been placed at strategic points throughout the capital of Saigon, and they're now appearing throughout the provincial districts. Many of them read 'No coalition with communism' and 'Save the Nation'
    South Vietnamese Government sources believe a ceasefire will be signed before the "Tet", the Lunar New Year, which falls on February the 3rd, although no specific date has been given. In the meantime,Government officials continue the fight against Communism. with emotional slogans.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4GYHJ67Y9NYKZO7TOKTCL8IMC
    Media URN:
    VLVA4GYHJ67Y9NYKZO7TOKTCL8IMC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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