• Short Summary

    THE SHAH OF PERSIA AND HIS PRIME MINISTER, MR.ALAM, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) ACCUSED "AN OUTSIDE POWER"?

  • Description

    THE SHAH OF PERSIA AND HIS PRIME MINISTER, MR.ALAM, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) ACCUSED "AN OUTSIDE POWER" OF FINANCING LAST WEEKS RIOTING AGAINST THE ROYAL PROGRAMME OF SOCIAL REFORM.OBSERVERS TOOK THIS TO MEAN PRESIDENT NASSER'S UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

    FILM SHOWS TEHERAN STREETS QUIET ON SATURDAY AFTER THREE DAYS OF RIOTING, DURING WHICH ABOUT 100 PEOPLE WERE KILLED.MORE THAN 6,000 TROOPS - SOME IN TANKS - WERE ON THE ALERT IN CASE OF MORE DISTURBANCES.THE CITY WAS UNDER MARTIAL LAW.

    THE SHAH PROMISED THAT DOCUMENTARY PROOF OF THE SUBVERSION WOULD SOON BE MADE PUBLIC.HE SAID RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN THE PERSIAN HOLY CITIES OF QUM AND MESHED WHO WOULD LOSE LAND UNDER THE LAND REFORM HAD CONSPIRED "WITH FOREIGN AGENTS" TO CAUSE UNREST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8AEJUZ89KTPSLDWY79WFFK882
    Media URN:
    VLVA8AEJUZ89KTPSLDWY79WFFK882
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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