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    OVER 200,000 PEOPLE GATHERED OUTSIDE TAIPEI'S PRESIDENTIAL PALACE ON THURSDAY TO CELEBRATE THE FOUNDING OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA BY DR.

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    OVER 200,000 PEOPLE GATHERED OUTSIDE TAIPEI'S PRESIDENTIAL PALACE ON THURSDAY TO CELEBRATE THE FOUNDING OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA BY DR. SUN YAT SEN, 57 YEARS AGO. THE CROWD MARCHED PAST PRESIDENT AND MRS. CHIANG KAI-SHEK.

    TOGETHER WITH 81-YEAR OLD GENERALLISSIMO CHIANG AND HIS WIFE, OH THE PRESIDENTIAL BALCONY WERE VICE-PRESIDENT C.K. YEN, AND OTHER HIGH OFFICIALS. THE RALLY DISSOLVED INTO TEN SMALLER GROUPS, WHICH PARADED THROUGH THE STREETS OF TAIPEI.

    IT WAS ON OCTOBER 10, 1911 THAT THE IMPERIAL DYNASTY WAS OVERTHROWN AND REPLACED BY A REPUBLICAN UNDER DR SUN YAT SEN. THE CHIANG KAI-SHEK GOVERNMENT NOW CLAIMS TO BE THE SUCCESSOR TO DR. SUN YAT SEN'S IDEAS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4TFL7BUE7KMCM3LTOLCZDC6J9
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TFL7BUE7KMCM3LTOLCZDC6J9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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