• Short Summary

    A HIGHLY RESPECTED FIGURE AMONG SOUTH VIETNAM'S BUDDHIST MONKS, 79-YEAR-OLD THICH TIEN KHIET, WAS RELEASED BY THE GOVERNMENT ON 19 SEPTEMBER.

  • Description

    A HIGHLY RESPECTED FIGURE AMONG SOUTH VIETNAM'S BUDDHIST MONKS, 79-YEAR-OLD THICH TIEN KHIET, WAS RELEASED BY THE GOVERNMENT ON 19 SEPTEMBER. THE ELDERLY MONK WAS GREETED BY MONKS AND NUNS AT THE AN QUANG PAGODA, AND HE THEN SAT IN FRONT OF THE ALTAR FOR A BRIEF SESSION OF PRAYER.

    THICH TIEN KHIET WAS ARRESTED ON AUGUST 21ST, AND TAKEN TO HOSPITAL FOR DETENTION. HE CAME DIRECT FROM THE HOSPITAL TO THE PAGODA TO BE Width HIS FELLOW BUDDHISTS.

    DURING DETENTION, TIEN KHIET PUT HIS SIGNATURE TO SEVERAL STATEMENTS SUPPORTING THE GOVERNMENT OF PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABGBBASR57FXHA87FRJI87W62M
    Media URN:
    VLVABGBBASR57FXHA87FRJI87W62M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1963
    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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