• Short Summary

    THE U.S. BUILD UP OFF THE COAST OF KOREA CONTINUES. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) THE U.S. AIRCRAFT?

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    THE U.S. BUILD UP OFF THE COAST OF KOREA CONTINUES. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) THE U.S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER YORKTOWN WAS SPOTTED IN THE SEA OF JAPAN. LIKE THE NUCLEAR POWERED CARRIER ENTERPRISE, THE YORKTOWN WAS ALSO FOLLOWED BY A SOVIET VESSEL WHICH HAS NOT YET BEEN IDENTIFIED.

    YESTERDAY IN THE SOUTH KOREAN CAPITAL, SEOUL, A MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION WAS HELD PROTESTING AGAINST THE PUEBLO INCIDENT AND THE VAIN ATTEMPT TO KILL THE SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT.

    200,000 PEOPLE HEARD PROTESTS AGAINST THE ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE PRESIDENT CHUNG HEE-PARK BY GUERRILLA INFILTRATORS IN SEOUL ON JANUARY 21ST, AND AGAINST THE SEIZURE OF THE AMERICAN SPY SHIP TWO DAYS LATER. SPONSORS OF THE RALLY CALLED FOR RETALIATION AGAINST THE NORTH KOREANS AND ADOPTED A RESOLUTION SAYING NORTH KOREAN PREMIER KIM SHOULD BE BURNED IN EFFIGY FOR HIS "BABROUS ACTS."
    CARRYING PLACARDS READING "KILL COMMUNIST MURDERERS AND PROTECT THE FATHERLAND." THE CROWD ASSEMBLED IN THE CITY HALL PLAZA AND THERE A 10 FOOT (3 METRES) EFFIGY OF PREMIER KIM, MADE OF STRAW AND COTTON, WAS SOAKED IN PETROL AND SET ALIGHT.

    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN SOUTH KOREA A NORTH KOREAN INFILTRATORS WAS PRESENTED TO NEWSMEN. HE SPOKE THROUGH AN INTERPRETER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8YT6U81S49IL9LSQTWVXJZFDH
    Media URN:
    VLVA8YT6U81S49IL9LSQTWVXJZFDH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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