• Short Summary

    THE DUTCH PRIME MINISTER, MR.MARIJNEN CALLED ON QUEEN JULIANA TODAY (SATURDAY) TO PAVE THE WAY?

  • Description

    THE DUTCH PRIME MINISTER, MR.MARIJNEN CALLED ON QUEEN JULIANA TODAY (SATURDAY) TO PAVE THE WAY FOR THE GOVERNMENT'S RESIGNATION OVER ITS CONTROVERSIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION POLICY.

    HOWEVER, THE GOVERNMENT IS TO REMAIN IN OFFICE FOR THE PRIME BEING.IT WAS ANNOUNCED AFTER THE TALKS AT SOESTDIJK PALACE.ON MONDAY.

    THE CRISIS STEMS FROM THE GOVERNMENT'S INABILITY TO AGREE ON HOW TO FIT COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION INTO THE EXISTING STATE-RUN NETWORKS.

    THERE IS GREAT POPULARITY AMONG THE DUTCH PEOPLE OF COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION PROGRAMMES WHICH HAVE BEEN DEEMED FROM "PIRATE" STATIONS OFF THE COAST.

    ONE OF THESE, "TV NORTH SEA." WAS RECENTLY CLOSED DOWN BY THE AUTHORITIES.ANOTHER, THE RADIO SHIP, "VERONICA" IS STILL OPERATING AND IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE THE BIGGEST AUDIENCE IN HOLLAND.

    THE GOVERNMENT HAS BEN UNDER PRESSURE FOR SOME TIME TO REVISE THE PRESENT SYSTEM OF FIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATIONS, FOUR OF WHICH HAVE POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABQW7N5GDCXRRXSR8QT9VPBU9O
    Media URN:
    VLVABQW7N5GDCXRRXSR8QT9VPBU9O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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