• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM ON WEDNESDAY (AUG 14) OFFICIALLY OPENED A NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL OUTSIDE SAIGON SPECIALLY BUILT TO TAKE WAR ORPHANS.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM ON WEDNESDAY (AUG 14) OFFICIALLY OPENED A NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL OUTSIDE SAIGON SPECIALLY BUILT TO TAKE WAR ORPHANS. CONSTRUCTION OF THE SCHOOL -- WHICH CAN ACCOMMODATE 3,000 STUDENTS -- BEGAN LAST SEPTEMBER AFTER CIVIC LEADERS AND PROMINENT CITIZENS HAD CONTRIBUTED TOWARDS THE COST.

    SITUATED IN SPACIOUS GROUNDS, IT WILL SOON HAVE A BIG AUDITORIUM CAPABLE OF BEATING 1,500 PEOPLE, AS WELL AS DORMITORIES, A DINING HALL, TEACHERS' QUARTERS AND A STADIUM. THESE EXTENSIONS ARE DUE TO BE COMPLETED EARLY NEXT YEAR.

    AFTER THE OPENING CEREMONY, THE PRESIDENT WAS TAKEN ON A TOUR OF THE SCHOOL, ACCOMPANIED BY THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, MR. FREDERICK NOLTING, AND OTHER OFFICIALS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACOQLTG976XFZ2YJ5XLU7T4RY5
    Media URN:
    VLVACOQLTG976XFZ2YJ5XLU7T4RY5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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