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    The Liberal Party and Democratic Party campaigns for the March 15 election are in the full swing in South Korea as the election date is coming up to only about one week ahead.

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    Roll No. 1. EK Plus X, asa 50 d/n. 100-ft.



    Scene No. 1. present vice president Dr. John M. Chang, democratic Party's vice President candidate, making election campaign speech in the stadium. Huge crowd assembled to hear Chang's speech. Crowd sends applaud to Chang's speech. A man stand up at the end of Chang's speech and crying Hurrah. Dr. Chang sat on the stage after he finish his speech. A guy bite finger and wrote in the blood that he will support the democratic party in this election. and showing it to crowd. Because of the stadium is full more crowd stay out side of stadium and listening the democratic party's campaign speech. Crowd in the street listening on the side walk. Busy traffic police.



    Roll. No. 2. 70-ft Dupont 936 asa 250 d/n.



    Scene no. 1. President Rhee talking to the press in the train. He was on the way to Seoul from his Jin Hae mansion, by his special presidential train. few shots of train press conference. Large crowd waving their flag from both side of the railroad as the president rhee train passes.



    At the Seoul station, very dark, Rhee was greeted by the cabinet members. Liberal Party's vice president candidate Mr. Lee Ki Poong, House speaker, sat in his and talking with his staff members about campaign plan. Lee talking to Home Minster Choi In Kyu. Few more shots at his home.



    Roll No. 3. 70-ft. dupont 936 asa 250 d/n.



    Scene no. 1. Election arch stand in the busy streets of Seoul, with pictures of Liberal candidate. Rhee's picture on the arch. Lee's picture on the arch. Election poster covered wall of big building. Close up of posters on the wall. Children playing around pasted wall. Another arch stand at the theatre area with candidates pictures. lots of people around them.



    At the democratic party headquarters, a guy speaking eagerly in to mike. Couple of shots. Shot on speakers hanged on top of the roof. People eagerly listen in the street. Few shots of people stop their steps and listening the campaign speech comes out from mike.




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    Background: The Liberal Party and Democratic Party campaigns for the March 15 election are in the full swing in South Korea as the election date is coming up to only about one week ahead. This election will be 4th president and 5th vice president election in South Korea ever since the Korean government established after the World War two. President Rhee holds nation's highest Office for 12-year now and he is seeking for another term of 4 years. People believes Rhee will be easily re-elected as 4th President because of the Democratic Party candidate Dr. Chough died in the Walter Reed hospital on the 15 the February. Late Dr. Chough Pyong-ok was the only challenger against Rhee in this presidential election and Rhee now has no enemy and if he can get the one third of total votes he will be naturally re-elected and 4th president. As for the vice president, there are four candidates. One is the present vice president Dr. John M. Chang of Democratic Party, Mr. Lee Ki Poong, present Speaker of the House Liberal Party and the others are Mr. Kim Chun Yun and Miss Im Young Shin the only woman candidate. But most of the high lights are set on the Democratic and Liberal Party candidate, Mr. Lee and Dr. Chang. Observers view points are that Liberal will win in the country side and Democratic will win in the cities. Campaigns are going on rather smoothly up to date but opposition claims that there had been quite a numbers of disturbances Opposition democratic also campaigns for the re-election of 4th president for they lost their candidate Dr. Chough by stopping Rhee to get one third of total votes. It seems that most of the voters are tired of 12 years Liberal administration. Opposition democratic claims that if the election will be conducted in right manners, they will win in this election but this cameraman's personal view point is that Liberal will win in some how, no matter how much of popularity Democratic has. There are lots of rumours that liberals are planning various kind odd tricks to win, which seems no body can stop. The
    result of the election be decided about noon time of the 16th.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4VALP199VLW6ZZKVHQPBVBR2U
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VALP199VLW6ZZKVHQPBVBR2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
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