• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE WON A LANDSLIDE VICTORY IN FRANCE'S GENERAL ELECTION YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), GAINING AN ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE WON A LANDSLIDE VICTORY IN FRANCE'S GENERAL ELECTION YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), GAINING AN ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 40 YEARS THAT ONE PARTY AND ITS ALLIES CONTROL MORE THAN HALF THE 482 SEATS IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

    WITH ONLY A HANDFUL OF OVERSEAS CONSTITUENCIES STILL TO BE DECLARED, THE GAULLIST UNION FOR THE NEW REPUBLIC HAD WON 233 SEATS AND ITS ALLIES 30. STATE OF THE MAJOR PARTIES EARLY TODAY (MONDAY) WAS: U.N.R. 233 SEATS; COMMUNISTS 41; SOCIALISTS 67; RADICALS 44; M.R.P. 38; AND INDEPENDENTS 29.

    SHOWN VOTING DURING YESTERDAY'S SECOND BALLOT ARE M.POMPIDOU, FRANCE'S PRIME MINISTER, FILM STAR YVES MONTAND, EDUCATION MINISTER M. LOUIS JOXE, AND FRENCH COMMUNIST LEADER M. JACQUES DUCLOS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADCSHW9D041IASSWP6F4ZFG67E
    Media URN:
    VLVADCSHW9D041IASSWP6F4ZFG67E
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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