• Short Summary

    ADOLF VON THADDEN, LEADING FIGURE OF WEST GERMANY'S RIGHT-WING EXTREMIST NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CAME OUT ON TOP TODAY IN A POWER STRUGGLE WITH THE PARTY'S MORE MODERATE LEADER FRITZ THIELEN.

  • Description

    ADOLF VON THADDEN, LEADING FIGURE OF WEST GERMANY'S RIGHT-WING EXTREMIST NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CAME OUT ON TOP TODAY IN A POWER STRUGGLE WITH THE PARTY'S MORE MODERATE LEADER FRITZ THIELEN. YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), HERR THIELEN EXPELLED HERR VON THADDEN, LEADER OF THE PARTY'S RADICAL WING. BUT TODAY, THE PARTY FEDERAL EXECUTIVE REINSTATED HIM AND SUSPENDED THIELEN.

    THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY, WHICH WON SURPRISING SUCCESS IN RECENT ELECTIONS, IS TWO YEARS OLD. RIVALRIES BETWEEN ITS LEADERS BECAME APPARENT A MONTH AGO AND CULMINATED IN FRIDAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT THE PARTY LEADER, HERR THIELEN, HAD DISMISSED HERR VON THADDEN AND A NUMBER OF HIS FOLLOWERS.

    TODAY'S EXECUTIVE MEETING IN A FRANKFURT RESTAURANT REVERSED THE POSITIONS.

    AFTER THE MEETING, HERR VON THADDEN ANNOUNCED THAT THE EXECUTIVE HAD REMOVED HERR THIELEN FROM THE CHAIRMANSHIP. TWO JOINT CHAIRMEN HAD BEEN APPOINTED - HERR VON THADDEN AND HERR WILHELM GUTMANN.

    WHEN HE LEFT THE MEETING, HERR VON THADDEN SPOKE ABOUT THE PARTY'S SITUATION.....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA70ANCI5GHGC5VO1S4RE160F82
    Media URN:
    VLVA70ANCI5GHGC5VO1S4RE160F82
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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