• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LUDWIG SVOBODA YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) MET CZECH ARMY DELEGATES IN THE HRADSCHIN. THE MEETING TOOK?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LUDWIG SVOBODA YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) MET CZECH ARMY DELEGATES IN THE HRADSCHIN. THE MEETING TOOK PLACE AT ABOUT THE SAME TIME AS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CZECH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, MR. JOSEF SMIRKOVSKY, ADDRESSED CZECH WORKERS IN PRAGUE.

    PRESIDENT SVOBODA'S TALKS CAME JUST AS CZECH LEADERS ASKED THE SOVIET UNION TO WITHDRAW TROOPS FROM ALL CITIES AND HALVE THE 650,000 STRONG ARMY IN THEIR COUNTRY IMMEDIATELY.

    PRESIDENT SVOBODA HAD RECENTLY COMPLETED TALKS WITH THE SOVIET AMBASSADOR TO CZECHOSLOVAKIA, MR. VASILIEV KUZNETSOV.

    MR. SMIRKOVSKY'S FACTORY TOUR WAS ONE OF THE SEVERAL BY CZECH LEADERS IN THE PRAGUE AREA AIMED AT PROVIDING A PERSONAL TOUCH TO HELP PUT THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMY BACK ON ITS FEET.

    MR. SMIRKOVSKY WAS WARMLY GREETED WHEN HE VISITED THE PLANT. HE THANKED THE WORKERS FOR THEIR STAND DURING THE PAST TWO WEEKS AND URGED THAT NORMAL PRODUCTION BE RESUMED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA9FHINOEV01WLJ4JXW7UZ9TZR
    Media URN:
    VLVAA9FHINOEV01WLJ4JXW7UZ9TZR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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