• Short Summary

    BIG CROWDS ATTENDED A NOISY MEMORIAL RALLY IN RIO DE JANEIRO ON FRIDAY (AUGUST 23).?

  • Description

    BIG CROWDS ATTENDED A NOISY MEMORIAL RALLY IN RIO DE JANEIRO ON FRIDAY (AUGUST 23). IT WAS THE NINTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF EX-PRESIDENT GETULIO D. VARGAS. HE COMMITTED SUICIDE ON AUGUST 24, 1954.

    TROOPS AND EXTRA POLICE WERE ON HAND IN CASE OF CLASHES BETWEEN RIVAL FACTIONS; BUT THE DISPUTING WAS LIMITED TO SHOUTING AND A DISPLAY OF BANNERS. SOME OF THE LOUDEST CHEERING WAS FOR SENOR BADGER SILVEIRA, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO, WHO ARRIVED IN THE ARMS OF SUPPORTERS. PRESIDENT JOAO GOULART WAS ANOTHER GUEST.

    DR. VARGAS RULED THE COUNTRY FOR TWO PERIODS - FROM 1930 TO 1945, AND FROM 1951 TO 1954. HE IS PERHAPS BEST REMEMBERED AS THE FOUNDER OF THE POWERFUL BRAZILIAN LABOUR PARTY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACP089DTJHODOJTROZHPJ9RTOX
    Media URN:
    VLVACP089DTJHODOJTROZHPJ9RTOX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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