• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE SAID TODAY THAT HE WILL RESIGN IF THE FRENCH ELECTORS TURN DOWN HIS PROPOSALS FOR SENATE AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENT REFORM IN THE REFERENDUM ON 27 APRIL.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE SAID TODAY THAT HE WILL RESIGN IF THE FRENCH ELECTORS TURN DOWN HIS PROPOSALS FOR SENATE AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENT REFORM IN THE REFERENDUM ON 27 APRIL.

    THE 78-YEAR-OLD FRENCH LEADER MADE HIS LONG AWAITED DECLARATION IN A TELEVISION INTERVIEW IN WHICH HE STRESSED TEF CAPITAL IMPORTANCE FOR FRANCE OF HIS PROPOSALS TO GIVE GREATER POWER TO THE REGIONS AND TO STRIP THE SENATE (UPPER HOUSE) OF LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY.

    HIS DECLARATION BRINGS NEW LIFE TO THE REFERENDUM BATTLE IN WHICH RECENT PUBLIC OPINION POLLS SHOWED OVERWHELMING APATHY AMONG THE 27 MILLION FRENCH VOTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAHJY8EHWDPX3M4CYOU4ICAP3R
    Media URN:
    VLVAAHJY8EHWDPX3M4CYOU4ICAP3R
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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