• Short Summary

    AT LEAST 700 PERSONS -- AND POSSIBLY MORE -- WERE ARRESTED IN SANTO DOMINGO IN THE WAKE OF THE MILITARY COUP WHICH OUSTED THE GOVERNMENT OF DR.

  • Description

    AT LEAST 700 PERSONS -- AND POSSIBLY MORE -- WERE ARRESTED IN SANTO DOMINGO IN THE WAKE OF THE MILITARY COUP WHICH OUSTED THE GOVERNMENT OF DR.JUAN BOSCH ON WEDNESDAY.

    SOME OF THOSE ARRESTED WERE STUDENTS WHO WERE DISTRIBUTED PAMPHLETS IN SUPPORT OF DR.BOSCH.SOLDIERS BURNED THE MATERIAL.

    A COALITION CABINET HAS BEEN SWORN IN (27 SEPTEMBER) REPRESENTING THE SIX POLITICAL PARTIES THAT OPPOSED THE BOSCH GOVERNMENT.THE COALITION FORMED AFTER 24 HOURS OF UNINTERRUPTED NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE MILITARY.

    MEANWHILE, DR.BOSCH, HELD PRISONER IN THE NATIONAL PALACE IN SANTO DOMINGO, CALLED ON THE DOMINICAN PEOPLE NOT TO TAKE THE ARMY'S COUP LYING DOWN.IN A MESSAGE TO THE NATION SMUGGLED OUT OF THE PALACE OVERNIGHT BY HIS NIECE, HE WROTE: "I MAY FALL, BUT THE PEOPLE MUST NOT ALLOW DEMOCRATIC DIGNITY TO FALL.DEMOCRACY BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE, AND IT IS UP TO THE PEOPLE TO DEFEND IT".

    TODAY (SUNDAY) EX-PRESIDENT BOSCH AND HIS FAMILY WERE PUT ABOARD A NAVAL FRIGATE BOUND FOR PUERTO RICO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9DE5LQK6CKNMLC6E5GP09TBE6
    Media URN:
    VLVA9DE5LQK6CKNMLC6E5GP09TBE6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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