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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, MR. CHOU EN LAI, HELD A?

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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, MR. CHOU EN LAI, HELD A RECEPTION ON SEPTEMBER 30TH, THE EVE OF CHINA'S NATIONAL DAY. OCTOBER 1ST WAS THE 17TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

    BEFORE THE RECEPTION BEGAN 350 RED GUARDS MOUNTED THE PLATFORM AND SANG REVOLUTIONARY SONGS INCLUDING THE "SONG OF REVOLUTIONARY REBELLION", AND "THE EAST IS RED". THE OFFICIAL COMMENTARY SUPPLIED WITH THIS FILM SAYS THAT THE RED GUARDS WERE RECEIVED WITH THUNDEROUS APPLAUSE BY THE AUDIENCE WHICH INCLUDED PARTY AND STATE LEADERS AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    SPEAKING AT THE RECEPTION, PREMIER CHOU SAID:"WE ARE MOST HAPPY AN OVERJOYED TO BE WITH YOU AT THIS JUBILANT GATHERING TO CELEBRATE THE 17TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AMIDST THE UPSURGE OF OUR GREAT PROLETARIAN CULTURAL REVOLUTION.

    MR. CHOU POINTED OUT, THE COMMENTARY SAYS, THAT A HIGH TIDE OF ENTHUSIASTIC STUDY OF COMRADE MAO TSE-TUNG'S WORKS WAS NOW RISING THROUGHOUT THE PARTY AND THE COUNTRY. OVER 700 MILLION PEOPLE HAD TAKEN ON AN ENTIRELY NEW MENTAL COMPLEXION, HE SAID.

    AFTER OUTLINING CHINA'S ACHIEVEMENTS IN INDUSTRY, AGRICULTURE, SCIENCE AND DEFENCE, MR. CHOU SAID THAT A NEW ALL-ROUND LEAP FORWARD WAS TAKING PLACE. "EVERY SUCCESS ACHIEVED BY OUR PEOPLE IN THE MENTAL OR MATERIAL REALM IS A GREAT VICTORY OF MAO TSE-TUNG'S THOUGHT," HE SAID. THE CHINESE PEOPLE WERE HONOURED TO HAVE SUCH A GREAT LEADER--" THE GREATEST MARXIST-LENINIST OF OUR ERA, MR. CHOU CONTINUED.

    ANALYSING THE INTERNATIONAL SITUATION, THE CHINESE PRIME MINISTER SAID THAT ARMED WITH MAO TSE-TUNG'S THOUGHT, THE CHINESE PEOPLE WERE DETERMINED TO SUPPORT THE VIETNAMESE PEOPLE IN FIGHTING TILL THE U.S. AGGRESSORS WERE DRIVEN FROM VIETNAM. CHINA, HE SAID, WOULD FIRMLY SUPPORT THE PEOPLES OF ASIA. AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA, IN THEIR STRUGGLES AGAINST IMPERIALISM.

    HE CONCLUDED:"TOGETHER WITH ALL REVOLUTIONARY MARXISTS-LENINISTS IN THE WORLD, WE MUST CARRY THE STRUGGLE AGAINST MODERN REVISIONISM THROUGH TO THE END AND ADVANCE THE REVOLUTIONARY CAUSE OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROLETARIAT AND THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA795J2PN17GEL683SGRV8ZI51M
    Media URN:
    VLVA795J2PN17GEL683SGRV8ZI51M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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