• Short Summary

    SAIGON STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED IN FRONT OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY ON DECEMBER 20 PROTESTING AGAINST PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S ALLEGED SUPPORT FOR A NEUTRALIST SETTLEMENT OF SOUTH VIETNAM.

  • Description

    1.
    LV STUDENTS MARCH TOWARDS EMBASSY (3 SHOTS)
    0.16

    2.
    MV GIRLS AMONG THEM
    0.24

    3.
    LV FRENCH FLAG TILT DOWN TO EMBASSY TROOPS ON GUARD
    0.33

    4.
    MV STUDENTS ARRIVE AT EMBASSY (2 SHOTS)
    0.44

    5.
    MV STUDENTS CLIMBING ON TO FENCE
    0.51

    6.
    MV PROTESTING (3 SHOTS)
    1.09



    Initials AK/S/RM/ES AK/V/RM/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SAIGON STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED IN FRONT OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY ON DECEMBER 20 PROTESTING AGAINST PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S ALLEGED SUPPORT FOR A NEUTRALIST SETTLEMENT OF SOUTH VIETNAM.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS BLOCKED THE TREE-LINED STREET OUTSIDE THE EMBASSY, AND SEVERAL OF THE ORGANIZERS WITH LOUDSPEAKERS CLIMBED ON TO THE FRONT FENCE TO LEAD THE SHOUTING OF SLOGANS AGAINST NEUTRALISM AND PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.

    BANNERS SAID "NEUTRALISM IS SUICIDE", "NEUTRALISM IS TREASON" AND "DE GAULLE HAS DESTROYED VIETNAMESE-FRENCH FRIENDSHIP". THE STUDENTS PARADED FOR ONE HOUR OUTSIDE THE CLOSED GATES OF THE EMBASSY. THE DEMONSTRATION WHICH WAS APPARENTLY WELL-ORGANIZED LATER CONTINUED INTO THE CITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9TVYTRKZCPZ0XCFKY8HN397GR
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TVYTRKZCPZ0XCFKY8HN397GR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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