• Short Summary

    AS WORD OF PRESIDENT HO CHI MINH'S DEATH SPREAD AROUND THE WORLD, CONDOLENCES AND TRIBUTES POURED INTO HANOI AND SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE SERVICES WERE HELD IN MOSCOW AND LONDON.

  • Description

    AS WORD OF PRESIDENT HO CHI MINH'S DEATH SPREAD AROUND THE WORLD, CONDOLENCES AND TRIBUTES POURED INTO HANOI AND SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE SERVICES WERE HELD IN MOSCOW AND LONDON. IN SAIGON, THE NORTH VIETNAMESE LEADER'S DEATH WAS FRONT PAGE NEWS. SOUTH VIETNAMESE, AMERICANS AND KOREANS IN THE SOUTHERN CAPITAL READ THE NEWS WITH INTEREST.

    AT THE NORTH VIETNAMESE EMBASSY IN MOSCOW YESTERDAY SOVIET MOURNERS LED BY PREMIER ALEXEI KOSYGIN, COMMUNIST PARTY LEADER LEONID BREZHNEV AND PRESIDENT NIKOLAI PODGORNY STOOD FOR SEVERAL MINUTES IN SILENCE AT THE MOURNING-CREPED PORTRAIT OF THE DEAD LEADER, AND THEN SIGNED THE BOOK OF CONDOLENCES.

    IN LONDON TODAY (5 SEPT) SOVIET EMBASSY OFFICIALS PAID TRIBUTE TO THE LATE PRESIDENT AT THE NORTH VIETNAMESE HEADQUARTERS. THROUGHOUT TODAY FLOWERS WERE DELIVERED AND FOLLOWERS OF THE DEAD LEADER ARRIVES TO PAY THEIR LAST RESPECTS AMONG THE MOURNERS WERE WOMEN AND CHILDREN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAELXZ2TD1LLJISLXXZCZ6D7IAY
    Media URN:
    VLVAELXZ2TD1LLJISLXXZCZ6D7IAY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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