• Short Summary

    A GENERAL ELECTION, CALLED AS A RESULT OF THE CRISIS FOLLOWING RUSSIA'S DEMAND FOR MILITARY TALKS TO PARRY "THE THREAT OF AN ATTACK FROM WEST GERMANY" WAS BEING HELD IN NEUTRAL FINLAND FEB 5-6 ALTHOUGH SOVIET PREMIER MR.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. PARLIAMENT HOUSE, HESINKI.
    0.07

    2.
    SV. PAN ELECTION POSTER
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    3.
    SV ANOTHER DITTO.
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    4.
    LV. MAN STUDIES ELECTION POSTER
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    5.
    SV ELECTION POSTER
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    6.
    CU PAN ANOTHER DITTO.
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    7.
    GV PEOPLE SEATED AT AGRARIAN MEETING
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    8.
    SV AGRARIAN CANDIDATE SPEAKS AT MEETING
    0.29

    9.
    SV AUDIENCE
    0.33

    10.
    CU TELEVISION SCREEN, CANDIDATE SPEAKS
    0.39

    11.
    STV PAN PEOPLE IN HALL WATCH TELEVISION.
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    12.
    CU TELEVISION SCREEN, ANOTHER CANDIDATE SPEAKS.
    0.47

    13.
    SV PEOPLE AT HOME WATCH TELEVISION.
    0.51



    Initials JRG/S/WS/IRMD



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A GENERAL ELECTION, CALLED AS A RESULT OF THE CRISIS FOLLOWING RUSSIA'S DEMAND FOR MILITARY TALKS TO PARRY "THE THREAT OF AN ATTACK FROM WEST GERMANY" WAS BEING HELD IN NEUTRAL FINLAND FEB 5-6 ALTHOUGH SOVIET PREMIER MR. KHRUSCHEV HAS NOW AGREED TO LEAVE THE TALKS IN ABEYANCE.

    THE ELECTION - TO CALL A NEW PARLIAMENT - FOLLOWS LAST MONTH'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, ALSO A RESULT OF THE SOVIET NOTE LAST DECEMBER FOR MILITARY TALKS.

    FOR THE GOOD OF FINLAND, MOST FORECASTERS HOPED FOR A COALITION TO END THE ONE-SIDED AGRARIAN RULE. UNLIKE PREVIOUS ELECTION CAMPAIGNS, THIS ONE WAS LESS VIRULENT BETWEEN PARTIES, EACH OF WHICH MADE FINAL APPEALS TO THE NATION OVER RADIO AND TELEVISION, FEB 2.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA53E5W1VJOPMXP3ULW5YI5GD7
    Media URN:
    VLVA53E5W1VJOPMXP3ULW5YI5GD7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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