• Short Summary

    In Phnom Penh on Thursday (23 March), self-proclaimed Khmer president Lon Nol wept as he received represents lips from 22 of the country's provinces and sub-provinces.

  • Description

    In Phnom Penh on Thursday (23 March), self-proclaimed Khmer president Lon Nol wept as he received represents lips from 22 of the country's provinces and sub-provinces. Tribal leaders visited the Marshal n an organised demonstration in support of his recent political moves.

    Marshal Lon Nol's tears came when hill tribesmen of the Communist -occupied province of Mondulkiri came forward to present him with flowers.

    The Khmer leader replied with a speech in which he promised never to back down in his fight against the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese.

    He also said that elections would be held in he near future, and told the tribesmen that a new constitutions for the country would be ready within two weeks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5MSPAZW7GAD8ZUOY9CA44BZ5Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MSPAZW7GAD8ZUOY9CA44BZ5Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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