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    SOUTH KOREA CELEBRATED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE ON FRIDAY.THE OCCASION WAS SAM-IL, MARKING THE UPRISING - 44?

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    SOUTH KOREA CELEBRATED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE ON FRIDAY.THE OCCASION WAS SAM-IL, MARKING THE UPRISING - 44 YEARS AGO IN 1919 - AGAINST JAPANESE RULE.A MASS RALLY IN SEOUL.THE CAPITAL, PAID TRIBUTE TO THE SMALL BAND OF PATRIOTS WHO LED THE UPRISING.

    DURING THE RALLY, GENERAL PARK CHUNG HI, SOUTH KOREA'S ACTING PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL, PRESENTED SPEECH, GENERAL PARK URGED SOUTH KOREANS TO REMEMBER THE SPIRIT OF KOREAN INDEPENDENCE AND STRESSED THE NEED FOR NATIONAL UNITY.

    LATER, MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PARADES MARCHED THROUGH THE CITY, CARRYING BANNERS AND SINGING NATIONAL SONGS.AS PART OF THE CELEBRATIONS, OVER 2,000 PRISONERS, INCLUDING POLITICAL OFFENDERS, WERE RELEASED ON PAROLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA951W3REA197UXXX4JY2WJXT19
    Media URN:
    VLVA951W3REA197UXXX4JY2WJXT19
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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