• Short Summary

    BELGIANS GO TO THE POLLS ON SUNDAY (MAY, 20) WITH THE LONG-STANDING LANGUAGE PROBLEM STILL ONE OF THE MAJOR ISSUES.

  • Description

    BELGIANS GO TO THE POLLS ON SUNDAY (MAY, 20) WITH THE LONG-STANDING LANGUAGE PROBLEM STILL ONE OF THE MAJOR ISSUES.

    CAMPAIGN MEETINGS ARE IN FULL SWING. AT COURTRAI IN FLANDERS THE PRESIDENT OF THE FORMER LIBERAL PARTY, NOW CALLED THE PARTY FOR FREEDOM AND PROGRESS (PLP, OR PVV IN FLEMISH), MR. VAN HOUDENHOVEN RALLIED LISTENERS TO THE FLEMISH-SPEAKING CAUSE.

    IN THE FLEMISH CATHOLIC TOWN OF LOUVAIN, MR. PAUL HENRI SPAAK, THE FOREIGN MINISTER CAMPAIGNING FOR HIS SOCIALIST PARTY (PSB) SPOKE IN FRENCH, THE OTHER OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE STATE. TUMULT BY FLEMISH HECKLERS BROKE OUT, AGAINST THIS WALLOON REPRESENTATIVE.

    MR. VANDEN BOEYNANTS, PRESIDENT OF THE CATHOLIC PARTY, (PSC) SPOKE AT A MEETING OUTSIDE BRUSSELS.

    THE NEW PARLIAMENT WILL MEET ON JUNE 10.

    (A CHRISTIAN SOCIAL AND SOCIALIST COALITION GOVERNMENT TOOK OFFICE AFTER THE LAST ELECTIONS, IN 1961.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAIOQMXJNIMZF1E2DOXYRZQO8O
    Media URN:
    VLVAAIOQMXJNIMZF1E2DOXYRZQO8O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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