• Short Summary

    THE SECOND ROUND OF THE FRENCH GENERAL ELECTIONS, BEING HELD TODAY, OPENED WITH BRISK POLLING AT MOST POLLING STATIONS IN THE COUNTRY.

  • Description


    ELECTION POSTERS; POLLING STATION; ROCHET CASTS VOTE; OTHERS VOTING; COUVE DE MURVILLE VOTES.




    Initials PW/V/AG/SC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE SECOND ROUND OF THE FRENCH GENERAL ELECTIONS, BEING HELD TODAY, OPENED WITH BRISK POLLING AT MOST POLLING STATIONS IN THE COUNTRY.

    AMONG THOSE WHO CAST THEIR VOTES IN THE PARIS SUBURB OF NANTERRE WERE THE FRENCH MINISTER OF FINANCE, M. COUVE DE MURVILLE AND THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE FRENCH COMMUNIST PARTY, M. WALDECK ROCKET.

    A NUMBER OF DEMONSTRATIONS BROKE OUT IN PARIS EARLY THIS MORNING AND AN ELECTION WORKER WAS SHOT DEAD DURING DISTURBANCES IN THE INDUSTRIAL TOWN OF ARRAS, BUT THERE HAVE BEEN NO WIDE SPREAD DISTURBANCES.

    FIRST RESULTS OF THE ELECTIONS ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7IOVZJBFK4HSB3TECKT4K6V2O
    Media URN:
    VLVA7IOVZJBFK4HSB3TECKT4K6V2O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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