• Short Summary

    M. TIXIER VIGNANCOUR, PRESIDENT OF FRANCE'S SMALL REPUBLICAN ALLIANCE PARTY, SPOKE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON WHY?

  • Description

    M. TIXIER VIGNANCOUR, PRESIDENT OF FRANCE'S SMALL REPUBLICAN ALLIANCE PARTY, SPOKE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON WHY HIS RIGHT WING FOLLOWERS WOULD VOTE NO TO PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S REFERENDUM NEXT WEEK (APRIL 27). HE ITEMIZED THE PARTY'S OBJECTIONS AND STRESSED THE FACT THAT IT WOULD OPEN THE WAY FOR GENERAL DE GAULLE TO BECOME PRESIDENT FOR LIFE WHILE PUTTING AN END TO GEORGES POMPIDOU'S POLITICAL FUTURE.

    M. VIGNANCOUR, WHO DID NOT RECEIVE THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF VOTES TO SAVE HIS DEPOSIT AS HIS PARTY'S CANDIDATE AT THE LAST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, DECLARED THAT THEY WOULD VOTE AGAINST THE REFERENDUM BECAUSE IT MEANT NEW TAXES BY THE CREATION OF NEW REGIONS AND BECAUSE THE ELIMINATION OF THE SENATE WAS AGAINST THE SYSTEM OF PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACY. HE ALSO SAID:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA61ZWMSANLZXGP8DKLDSD3KAJE
    Media URN:
    VLVA61ZWMSANLZXGP8DKLDSD3KAJE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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