• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE OF FRANCE HELD A FOUR-HOUR CABINET MEETING AT THE ELYSEE PALACE IN PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) TO DISCUSS THE NATIONAL STRIKE MOVEMENT CRIPPLING THE COUNTRY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV ELYSEE
    0.03

    2.
    CU PAN POMPIDOU ARRIVES
    0.10

    3.
    CU PAN COUVE DE MURVILLE ARRIVES -
    0.16

    4.
    CU PAN MINISTER ARRIVES
    0.20

    6.
    SV MINISTER ARRIVES
    0.25

    7.
    SV PAN ANOTHER ARRIVES.
    0.36

    8.
    CU MINISTER OUT OF CAR AND UP STEPS
    0.46

    9.
    SV PAN MINISTER ARRIVES
    0.54

    10.
    SV MINISTERS CARS PAN ACROSS TO PALACE.
    1.08



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    Background: PRESIDENT DE GAULLE OF FRANCE HELD A FOUR-HOUR CABINET MEETING AT THE ELYSEE PALACE IN PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) TO DISCUSS THE NATIONAL STRIKE MOVEMENT CRIPPLING THE COUNTRY. A LARGE CROWD OF WAITING NEWSMEN WAS TOLD LATER THE CABINET WOULD MEET AGAIN ON MONDAY.

    A GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN TOLD THE NEWSMEN THAT THE PRESIDENT HAD ASKED EACH MEMBER OF THE CABINET IN TURN TO GIVE HIS APPRECIATION OF THE SITUATION AND THE MEASURES NEEDED TO DEAL WITH IT. A RESHUFFLE OF SOME CABINET POSTS HAS BEEN WIDELY FORECAST AS ONE OF THE PRESIDENT'S MEASURES TO MEET WORKER'S INSISTENT DEMANDS FOR CHANCE.

    THE PRIME MINISTER, M. GEORGES POMPIDOU, INFORMED HIS COLLEAGUES OF THE CENSURE MOTION DEBATE IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. THE DEBATE ENDED LAST NIGHT IN THE COMMUNIST AND LEFT-WING OPPOSITION FAILING TO SECURE A MAJORITY TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT. PRESIDENT DE GAULLE IS DUE TO ADDRESS THE NATION ON TELEVISION TOMORROW NIGHT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5MSQJX4M6OZ9X9ZR6D37DR5UX
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MSQJX4M6OZ9X9ZR6D37DR5UX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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