• Short Summary

    THE FORMER FRENCH PRIME MINISTER, GEORGE BIDAULT, ANNOUNCED TONIGHT (SUNDAY) HE WOULD NOT COMPETE IN THE FORTHCOMING GENERAL ELECTIONS IN FRANCE.

  • Description

    THE FORMER FRENCH PRIME MINISTER, GEORGE BIDAULT, ANNOUNCED TONIGHT (SUNDAY) HE WOULD NOT COMPETE IN THE FORTHCOMING GENERAL ELECTIONS IN FRANCE.

    M. BIDAULT RETURNED TO FRANCE ON SATURDAY AFTER SIX YEARS IN EXILE FOLLOWING HIS OPPOSITION TO GENERAL DE GAULLE'S POLICIES ON ALGERIA. HE HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE IN PARIS TONIGHT.

    M. BIDAULT SAID HE HOPE HIS RETURN WOULD RESULT IN AN AMNESTY FOR PEOPLE STILL DETAINED BECAUSE OF THE VIEWS THEY HELD. SIMILAR TO HIS OWN.

    HE THEN WEN ON TO ADVISE THE PEOPLE OF FRANCE AGAINST VOTING FOR EITHER THE COMMUNISTS OR GAULLISTS IN THE FORTHCOMING GENERAL ELECTIONS IN THE COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6T9UYUDH7JXGH9SJM43MCZ42X
    Media URN:
    VLVA6T9UYUDH7JXGH9SJM43MCZ42X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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