• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO MADE A PUBLIC APPEARANCE IN DJAKARTA ON THURSDAY. THE PRESIDENT'S SURPRISE VISIT TO?

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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO MADE A PUBLIC APPEARANCE IN DJAKARTA ON THURSDAY. THE PRESIDENT'S SURPRISE VISIT TO A HOSPITAL CONTRADICTED REPORTS THAT HE WAS BEING RESTRICTED TO HIS MERDEKA PALACE FOLLOWING ATTEMPTS TO REMOVE HIM FROM OFFICE.

    THE HOSPITAL, NAMED SAINT CAROLUS ROMAN CATHOLIC HOSPITAL, IN JUST OPPOSITE THE UNIVERSITY OF INDONESIA, SEAT OF A STUDENT BID TO HAVE HIM REMOVED FROM OFFICE.

    AT THE TIME OF THE VISIT, STUDENTS WERE AT LECTURES, APPARENTLY UNAWARE OF THE PRESIDENT'S APPEARANCE.

    TROOPS OF THE DJAKARTA GARRISON WERE POSTED ALL ALONG THE ROUTE FROM THE PALACE TO THE HOSPITAL. SOME WERE POSTED AT VANTAGE POINTS ON SURROUNDING BUILDINGS TO FOIL ANY ATTEMPT ON THE PRESIDENT'S LIFE. THE PRESIDENTIAL LIMOUSINE WAS HEAVILY ESCORTED.

    THE PRESIDENT VISITED THE HOSPITAL TO SEE HIS FAMILY DOCTOR, HEALTH MINISTER PROFESSOR A.G. SIWABESSY, WHO IS UNDERSTOOD TO BE A PATIENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB7JILD30TIK4EXP0YVYT6UVQO
    Media URN:
    VLVAB7JILD30TIK4EXP0YVYT6UVQO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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