• Short Summary

    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE HEAD OF STATE, GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU, IS CAMPAIGNING FOR THE PRESIDENCY IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WHICH WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 3RD.

  • Description


    GENERAL THIEU DURING CAMPAIGN; TALKING TO REPORTERS.



    THIEU: "NOW, IF THERE WILL BE ANY SIGN THAT HANOI WILL GIVE AN ANSWER TO MY REQUEST TO MEET WITH THEM TO DISCUSS AND TE HANOI DEMANDS A...WHICH FOLLOW THE ANSWER OF HANOI THROUGH A BOMBING PAUSE WE WILL ACCEPT THAT."



    REPORTER: "HAVE YOU DISCUSSED THAT UP TO NOW WITH ANY TOP-RANKING AMERICAN OFFICIAL -- WITH BUNKER OR WITH WASHINGTON?"



    THIEU: "I HAVE NOT DISCUSSED IT YET OFFICIALLY. BUT WHEN I LAUNCHED THIS NEWS I BELIEVE EVERYONE HAS WELCOMED IT. I HAVE NOT YET RECEIVED ANY STRONG REACTION."




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    Background: THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE HEAD OF STATE, GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU, IS CAMPAIGNING FOR THE PRESIDENCY IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WHICH WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 3RD. WHEN THE CAMPAIGN BEGAN, GENERAL THIEU SAID THAT IF HE WERE ELECTED PRESIDENT HE WOULD CALL FOR A WEEK LONG PAUSE IN THE BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM IN AN ATTEMPT TO NEGOTIATE PEACE WITH HANOI.

    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN SAIGON ON FRIDAY GENERAL THIEU REITERATED HIS READINESS TO TALK TO HANOI....

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABS3SOAO1MSUBYQEJMSU6BJ8EJ
    Media URN:
    VLVABS3SOAO1MSUBYQEJMSU6BJ8EJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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