• Short Summary

    THE NATIONAL ARMY REVOLUTIONARY COMMITTEE IS REPORTED TO BE STILL IN CONTROL OF VIENTIANE, THE LAOTIAN CAPITAL, DESPITE SOME REPORTS THAT IT HAD RETURNED TO POWER PRINCE SOUVANA PHOUMA, THE PRIME MINISTER.

  • Description

    1.
    LV (TOP VIEW) VIENTIANE.
    0.08

    2.
    MV STREET SCENE.
    0.15

    3.
    MV ARMY VEHICLES ON ROAD PAN TO GOVERNMENT MINISTRY.
    0.23

    4.
    MV SENTRY GUARDING BUILDING (2 SHOTS).
    0.28

    5.
    MV ARMED SOLDIERS PATROL STREET.
    0.39

    6.
    MV WOMEN DRAW WATER FROM WELL (2 SHOTS).
    0.49

    7.
    MV SOLDIERS CHECK IDENTITY OF MOTORIST.
    1.00

    8.
    MV TRISHAW RIDERS AND PASSENGERS BEING CHECKED BY SOLDIERS (7 SHOTS).
    1.19

    9.
    MV MORE ARMED SOLDIERS PATROL STREET.
    1.30

    10.
    MV ARMY VEHICLES ON ROAD.
    1.39



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    Background: THE NATIONAL ARMY REVOLUTIONARY COMMITTEE IS REPORTED TO BE STILL IN CONTROL OF VIENTIANE, THE LAOTIAN CAPITAL, DESPITE SOME REPORTS THAT IT HAD RETURNED TO POWER PRINCE SOUVANA PHOUMA, THE PRIME MINISTER.

    TROOPS UNDER THE COMMAND OF GENERAL SIHO LAMPHOUTAKAL AND GENERAL KOUPRASITH ABHAY, LEADERS OF THE COUP, ARE PATROLLING THE STREETS AND CHECKING THE IDENTITIES OF MOTORISTS, TRISHAW RIDERS AND PASSENGERS. APART FROM THE PRESENCE OF TROOPS, VIENTIANE APPEARS LITTLE UNCHANGED.

    MEANWHILE, PRINCE SOUVANA PHOUMA AND HIS HALF-BROTHER PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG, THE LEFT-WING PATHET LAO LEADER HAVE AGREED TO MEET IN KHANGKHAY, ON THE PLAIN OF JARS IN CENTRAL LAOS SHORTLY, TO DISCUSS THE CURRENT CRISIS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA68GQ9Q4S7SAWDJ9DN48PELJ3Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA68GQ9Q4S7SAWDJ9DN48PELJ3Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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