• Short Summary

    President Sadat of Egypt has personally rebuked foreign correspondents for their reporting of a referendum in which he proposed a crackdown on Communists and other critics of his government.

  • Description

    President Sadat of Egypt has personally rebuked foreign correspondents for their reporting of a referendum in which he proposed a crackdown on Communists and other critics of his government. He singled out a correspondent of the London "Times" and criticised "London radio", believed to be a reference to the British Broadcasting Corporation. President Sadat said he was displeased with the foreign press and radio coverage of the referendum, in which officials said he won a 98-point-29 per cent vote in favour of sweeping measures to clamp down on political opponents.

    SYNOPSIS: President Sadat was speaking at a news conference at his rest home outside Cairo on Tuesday (30 May).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEY0R73C87FBNIS5ICGBTNKFDK
    Media URN:
    VLVAEY0R73C87FBNIS5ICGBTNKFDK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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