• Short Summary

    Mr. Kobys Esterhuysen - an observer of the attempted assassination of South African Premier Dr.?

  • Description

    Mr. Kobys Esterhuysen - an observer of the attempted assassination of South African Premier Dr. Verwoerd, Apr 9 - was interviewed in Johannesburg, Apr 11, when he gave an eye-witness account of the scene at the Union Exposition from his position on the member's stand. Mr.Esterhuysen was asked to describe the approach of the assassin - 53-year-old David Pratt - as he approached the stand after Dr Verwoerd finished his speech.

    Latest hospital bulletins from Capetown, April 13, say that Dr. Verwoerd is still making progress although is still suffering discomfort. It is reported that he may be slightly deaf in one ear on recovering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC8IA9Q3OERUK80356Q5OJ54S6
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8IA9Q3OERUK80356Q5OJ54S6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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