• Short Summary

    In Hanoi, about ten thousand Vietnamese have demonstrated against China, and in support of the defence and development of Vietnam.

  • Description

    In Hanoi, about ten thousand Vietnamese have demonstrated against China, and in support of the defence and development of Vietnam.

    SYNOPSIS: The rally was organised by the Ho Chi Minh Community Youth Committee, and attended by men and woman from the army, as well as government officials, workers and students. Thousands strong, they marched through the streets of Hanoi in parade formation.

    This was the first rally of its kind since the reunion of North and South Vietnam. The demonstrators were told that they had beaten the Americans, and were now enjoying victory, but there was a new enemy. China, it was said, had cut aid from Vietnam, and were now enjoying victory, but there was a new enemy. China, it was said, had cut aid from Vietnam, and was supporting the Cambodian army against the Vietnamese. The Chinese, the Youth Committee Chairman told the crowd, had made threats against Vietnam, and had decided to move Chinese people from the country.

    During the ten days preceding the rally, official said 340,000 boys and girls had joined the rifle corps and other 300,000 people had applied to Join, One official said he was proud of the national spirit. That sprit was portrayed with industrial machinery as well as military machinery as well as military hardware in the rally, which went on until in was dark.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9NI8OIDBH0UFSEBLQQ1CHTDL
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9NI8OIDBH0UFSEBLQQ1CHTDL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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