• Short Summary

    A YOUNG GIRL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) JOINED TWO SOUTH VIETNAMESE STUDENTS ON A HUNGER STRIKE IN PROTEST OVER THE ARREST OF ONE OF THEIR LEADERS.

  • Description

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    GV MEDICAL BUILDING
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    2.
    SV UNIVERSITY SIGN
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    3.
    SV BANNER AND POSTER (2 SHOTS)
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    CU POSTER PAN TO STUDENTS
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    5.
    SV & GV STUDENTS AROUND UNIVERSITY (2 SHOTS)
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    SV DOCTOR INSPECTS HUNGER STRIKE STUDENTS PAN TO ONLOOKERS (2 SHOTS)
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    SCU ANOTHER HUNGER STRIKE STUDENT
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    8.
    SCU DOCTOR INSPECTS STUDENT (2 SHOTS)
    0.50

    9.
    SV & GV ONLOOKERS (2 SHOTS)
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A YOUNG GIRL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) JOINED TWO SOUTH VIETNAMESE STUDENTS ON A HUNGER STRIKE IN PROTEST OVER THE ARREST OF ONE OF THEIR LEADERS. AS THE STUDENTS BEGAN THEIR PROTEST, THE LEADER OF THE 33,000 STUDENTS AT SAIGON UNIVERSITY CALLED FOR A BOYCOTT OF ALL CLASSES TO ADD SUPPORT.

    THE STUDENTS ARE PROTESTING AGAINST THE DETENTION TWO WEEKS AGO OF HUYNH TAN MAM, THE ACTING CHAIRMAN OF THE STUDENTS UNION, ON CHARGES OF BEING A VIET CONG AGENT. TWENTY-NINE OTHER PEOPLE WERE DETAINED AT THE SAME TIME.

    TWO MALE STUDENTS FROM SAIGON UNIVERSITY SET THE PROTESTS OFF ON THURSDAY. NGUYEN VAN THANG, TWENTY-SIX-YEAR-OLD GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE SAIGON'S STUDENT'S UNION, AND ANOTHER 26-YEAR-OLD, DOAN KINH, CHAIRMAN OF THE REPRESENTATIVES FOR SCIENCE FACULTY STUDENTS, BEGAN A HUNGER STRIKE. YESTERDAY A YOUNG GIRL STUDENT JOINED THEM.

    STUDENT LEADERS HAVE PROMISED MORE DRASTIC MEASURES THAN BOYCOTTS AND HUNGER STRIKES OF THE LEADER ISN'T RELEASED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAC6NDWDW8JRHTPC27YIBGZHAC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAC6NDWDW8JRHTPC27YIBGZHAC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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