• Short Summary

    IN SOUTH KOREA, A GROUP OF FORMER ARMY OFFICERS HAVE LEFT THE REVOLUTIONARY MILITARY GOVERNMENT PARTY TO CONTEST THE ELECTIONS THIS SPRING.

  • Description

    IN SOUTH KOREA, A GROUP OF FORMER ARMY OFFICERS HAVE LEFT THE REVOLUTIONARY MILITARY GOVERNMENT PARTY TO CONTEST THE ELECTIONS THIS SPRING. THEY ARE FORMING A NEW PARTY -- THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN PARTY -- PLEDGED TO BUILD A WELFARE NATION UNDER A NEW SOCIAL ORDER.

    THEIR LEADER IS KIM JONG PIL, ONE-TIME BRIGADIER-GENERAL AND FORMER HEAD OF KOREA'S CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY. IT'S FORMATION COMES A FORTNIGHT AFTER THE Government OF GENERAL CHUNG HEE PARK ANNOUNCED THE RESUMPTION OF POLITICAL ACTIVITIES.

    THE FIRST MAJOR PARTY TO BE FORMED, IT IS EXPECTED TO SUCCEED THE POLICIES OF THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT -- IT'S CHIEF MEMBER IS GENERAL PARK WHO IS RUNNING FOR THE PRESIDENCY IF NOMINATED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEMG5U5JHZBTIZH1NSB9NBR38X
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMG5U5JHZBTIZH1NSB9NBR38X
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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