• Short Summary

    AT BIN HIN HEUP VILLAGE 45 MILES NORTH OF VIENTIANE, THE THREE LAOTIAN PRINCESS MET ON OCTOBER 6 TO DISCUSS THE FORMATION OF THE COALITION GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    1.
    LS. AIR VIEW TO BAN HIN HEUP.
    5 ft

    2.
    LS. HELICOPTER BRINGS PRINCESS BOUN OUM.
    8 1/2 ft

    3.
    LS. AIR VIEW NAM LIK BRIDGE.
    10 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS. BOUN OUM RECEIVED BY PEOPLE.
    11 1/2 ft

    5.
    MS. BOUN OUM AND PEOPLE.
    18 1/2 ft

    6.
    MS. NEUTRALISTS AND PATHET LAO ARRIVE.
    20 ft

    7.
    MLS. LAO SOLDIER ON GOVT. SIDE OF BRIDGE.
    23 ft

    8.
    LS. BRIDGE
    27 ft

    9.
    LS. TENTS ON BRIDGE.
    29 1/2 ft

    10.
    MS. MEETING: RIGHT F'GROUND BOUN OUM AND PHOUMA (WITH PIPE) PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG (COVERED BY A MAN ON LEFT FOREGROUND)
    32 ft

    11.
    MS. (L-R) SOUPHANOUVONG - OFFICIAL - OFFICIAL - AND SOUVANNA (RIGHT)
    35 ft

    12.
    LS. BRIDGE AND 2 TENTS.( 2 SHOTS)
    43 ft



    Initials VTS/S/MK/GAP-CLA/LB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT BIN HIN HEUP VILLAGE 45 MILES NORTH OF VIENTIANE, THE THREE LAOTIAN PRINCESS MET ON OCTOBER 6 TO DISCUSS THE FORMATION OF THE COALITION GOVERNMENT.

    AT THE MEETING PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA, THE NEUTRALIST, WAS CHOSEN AS THE PREMIER NEW COALITION GOVERNMENT.

    THE MEETING TOOK PLACE ON THE BRIDGE ACROSS THE NAM LIK RIVER THE BRIDGE OVER WHICH WAS BLOWN UP LAST YEAR BY THE KONG LE TROOPS AFTER THEY WITHDREW FROM VIENTIANE.

    THE RIGHT SIDE OF BRIDGE IS CONTROLLED BY PRINCE BOUN OUM GOVERNMENT AND THE LEFT IS UNDER THE PATHET LAO CONTROL.

    THE BOUN OUM DELEGATION WAITED IN A WHITE TENT ON THE BRIDGE, A RUSSIAN HELICOPTER BROUGHT IN PRINCE SOUVANNA AND PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG. THE PATHET LAO AND NEUTRALIST DELEGATIONS WERE IN A GREEN TENT ON THE BRIDGE.

    PRINCE SOUVANNA AND PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG ARE HALF BROTHERS. PRINCE SOUVANNA HAS ALL ALONG BEEN RECOGNISED AS THE "PREMIER OF ROYAL GOVERNMENT BY RUSSIANS,NORTH VIETNAMESE AND CHINA, WHILE THE FREE WORLD RECOGNIZED PRINCE BOUN OUM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA86QSSISGN7OLVX1MJVUAK33YZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA86QSSISGN7OLVX1MJVUAK33YZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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