• Short Summary

    FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MANY MONTHS SOUTH VIETNAM IS FACED WITH DISCONTENT ON THE HOME FRONT.

  • Description

    FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MANY MONTHS SOUTH VIETNAM IS FACED WITH DISCONTENT ON THE HOME FRONT.ON SUNDAY, AN ESTIMATED 3000 STUDENTS IN THE NORTHERN PROVINCIAL CAPITAL OF HUE, STAGED A DEMONSTRATION CALLING FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE PRESENT SOUTH VIETNAM GOVERNMENT.

    ORGANISERS OF THE DEMONSTRATION WERE STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY IN HUE.IN RECENT WEEKS THEY HAVE BEEN ORGANISING AN ANTI-GOVERNMENT CAMPAIGN -- SO FAR PEACEFUL -- WITHIN THE CONFINES OF THEIR CAMPUS.HOWEVER, SUNDAY'S MASS RALLY WAS TERMED BY STUDENT LEADERS AS A FORERUNNER OF LARGER DEMONSTRATIONS TO COME.

    SPEAKERS CONFINED THEMSELVES TO ATTACKS ON THE PRESENT SAIGON ADMINISTRATION, WHICH THEY CLAIMED WAS INEFFECTIVE.THEY ALSO STRUCK OUT AT GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU, CHAIRMAN OF THE RULING NATIONAL LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, AND DEMANDED THAT HE BE DISMISSED FROM HIS POST.

    DURING THE COURSE OF THE DEMONSTRATION, SEVERAL BYSTANDERS CALLED FOR ACTIVE STREET DEMONSTRATIONS, BUT THE CALLS WERE IGNORED.HUE HAS BEEN A TENDER SPOT ON SOUTH VIETNAM'S HOME FRONT SINCE BEFORE THE FALL OF THE DIEM REGIME AND STREET DEMONSTRATIONS THERE LAST FEBRUARY ENDED WITH THE SACKING OF THE UNITED STATES INFORMATION SERVICE LIBRARY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD0Y0VZ1GW01FMDMPBOLGR5LXL
    Media URN:
    VLVAD0Y0VZ1GW01FMDMPBOLGR5LXL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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