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    MADAME VUI, A BUSY SAIGON LAWYER, IS EXPECTED TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATION AT THE PARIS PEACE TALKS.

  • Description


    SAIGON STREET; SIGN ON BOARD; MADAME VUI ON TELEPHONE; INTERVIEWER; (VIETNAMESE SOF-FRENCH SOF TRANSLATION.)



    TRANSCRIPT: INTERVIEWER: MADAME WHY ARE YOU TO ATTEND CONFERENCE IN PARIS?



    MADAME VUI: (THROUGH INTERPRETER): I ACCEPT TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE IN PARIS BECAUSE PEOPLE SAY THAT THE CONFERENCE WILL BRING BACK PEACE TO VIETNAM AND I THINK THAT VIETNAM IS AT WAR FOR MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS AND AS A VIETNAMESE THINK THAT I HAVE THE DUTY TO ASSIST AND TO HOPE THAT.... TO PARTICIPATE AND BRINGING BACK THE PEACE FOR VIETNAM THAT IS THE ONLY WISH I WANT FOR MY COUNTRY.




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    Background: MADAME VUI, A BUSY SAIGON LAWYER, IS EXPECTED TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATION AT THE PARIS PEACE TALKS. MADAME VUI HAD RETIRED FROM POLITICAL LIFE SEVERAL YEARS AGO, BUT SHE SAYS THAT SHE IS GOING TO PARIS BECAUSE SHE BELIEVES THAT IT IS HER DUTY TO HELP STOP THE FIGHTING. MADAME VUI RECEIVED THE HO CHI MINH MEDAL IN THE 1940 TIES FOR HER WORK IN THE YOUTH MOVEMENT. MADAME BINH, THE LEADER OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT DELEGATION AT THE TALKS, WAS A MEMBER OF THE SAME MOVEMENT.

    AN INTERVIEWER ASKED HER WHY SHE WAS GOING TO THE PARIS PEACE TALKS, MRS VUI REPLIED IN VIETNAMESE AND AN INTERPRETER TRANSLATED.

    MADAME IS ABOUT 40 YEARS OLD. SHE WAS BORN IN THE MEKONG DELTA, THE EIGHT CHILD OF A LARGE FAMILY. SHE IS MARRIED TO A BANK OFFICIAL AND HAS THREE SONS AND A DAUGHTER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA50B2WCK37SG9EWMF7GXNDVZ0
    Media URN:
    VLVA50B2WCK37SG9EWMF7GXNDVZ0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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