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    The operations of air-born relief for the famished people on the Chinese mainland is conducted by the Free China Relief Association.

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    Members of the Free China Relief association are packing the relief materials of clothing, medicine and daily necessities to be delivered to the famished people on the mainland, while the responsible persons are inspecting the packages.
    84 ft


    The biscuit backery, established for supporting the relief operations, works day and night to accelerate the outputs of production.
    136 ft


    Mr. Ku Cheng-kang, President of the Free China Relief Association, and his assistance are inspecting and reviewing the manufacturing process of the backery.
    168 ft


    Baked food stuffs are packed with specially designed parcels which bears the photograph of President Chiang Kai-shek.
    294 ft


    At one operation base in northern Taiwan, balloons carrying relief parcels are ascending into sky bound for the mainland. Such air-born relief-service, owing to its extensiveness, has proved highly effective in conveying our fraternal feelings to suffering compatriots on the mainland. These balloons are capable carrying stuffs of more than 200 pounds. With the electronic equipment of settling height and distance, it can reach the various inner parts of southern, western and central China with the floating height of about seventy thousands to hundred thousands feet.
    329 ft


    Mr. Ku Cheng-kang, President of the Free China Relief Association, is inspecting the delivering operations personally.
    359 ft


    The specialists, who is in charge of air-droping operations, are explaining the floating extent of the balloons to the visiting foreign quests.
    390 ft


    Here is the electronic equipments of controlling balloons floating distance.
    400 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The operations of air-born relief for the famished people on the Chinese mainland is conducted by the Free China Relief Association. It consists primarily of sending supplies to the famine-striken areas by air-drops or by means of balloons, and of giving these supplies to mainland fishermen at sea as gifts.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACD08ED3WD9UNRKM3SJSI0584I
    Media URN:
    VLVACD08ED3WD9UNRKM3SJSI0584I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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