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    1. Venezuelan Ambassador to the United States after visit to President Kennedy at the White House saying that he believes that the Venezuelan freighter Anzoategui, hi-jacked by communists, will be found by Venezuelan warships. He say she hopes that if U.S. warships sight it first that they will permit Venezuelan ships to recapture it, since it is a Venezuelan problem.
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    2.
    Scenes of Harbour at Caracas, Venezuelan, which looks like a city under siege. Armed troops and police stand guard over major government office buildings. Strong security precautions made it difficult for NBC cameraman Roy Chverton to get permission to pictures of individual buildings. U.S.-owned buildings also were put under guard against communist attacks. The communists have set fire to American-owned property as part of a program to sow dissension between the U.S. and Venezuela.


    3.
    Scenes in Baghdad of teenage students joining the National Guard efforts to round up communists. The students, recruited from the National Student Movement, were given guns. Mostly the check identification papers and have conducted systematic searches of houses. So far, 2000 persons have been arrested as suspected communists. Also film shows First news conference of new president Abdel Salam Aref and Premier Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr. In film Aref wears civilian clothes, and Hassan is wearing a uniform at camera right.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA7UMNWD571LBHOSGA2EV2M3J2C
    Media URN:
    VLVA7UMNWD571LBHOSGA2EV2M3J2C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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