• Short Summary

    FOLLOWING THE EXCITEMENTS OF THE BANDUNG 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS, ON WEDNESDAY ABOUT 3000 YOUNG MEN AND GIRLS MARCHED TO THE NORTH VIETNAMESE EMBASSY IN DJAKARTA TO VOLUNTEER FOR SERVICE WITH THE VIETCONG IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

  • Description

    FOLLOWING THE EXCITEMENTS OF THE BANDUNG 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS, ON WEDNESDAY ABOUT 3000 YOUNG MEN AND GIRLS MARCHED TO THE NORTH VIETNAMESE EMBASSY IN DJAKARTA TO VOLUNTEER FOR SERVICE WITH THE VIETCONG IN SOUTH VIETNAM. NORTH VIETNAMESE PREMIER, PHAM VAN DONG, IN DJAKARTA FOR THE BANDUNG FESTIVITIES, WATCHED THE DEMONSTRATION AND SHOOK HANDS WITH SOME OF THE VOLUNTEERS. ON THE SAME DAY, THE LAOTIAN PRIME MINISTER, PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA ARRIVED AT DJAKARTA AIRPORT, ACCOMPANIED BY GENERAL KONG LE, THE NEUTRALIST MILITARY COMMANDER IN LAOS.

    MANY OF THE YOUNG MARCHES WERE IN UNIFORM AND CARRIED BANNERS DECORATED WITH ANTI-US SLOGANS. SOME WERE MEMBERS OF THE SEMI-OFFICIAL NATIONAL FRONT ORGANISATION'S YOUTH WING.

    PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA IS THE LEADER OF THE NEUTRALIST RIGHT-WING FACTION IN LAOS AND IS THE OFFICIAL LEADER OF THE GOVERNMENT. HIS HALF-BROTHER, PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG, LEADER OF THE PATHET LAO FACTION HAS BEEN IN DJAKARTA FOR THE BANDUNG CELEBRATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA8R54QKN1TMVP1WJWUJH0E1MR
    Media URN:
    VLVAA8R54QKN1TMVP1WJWUJH0E1MR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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