• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT CHUNG-HEE PARK OF SOUTH KOREA WARNED TODAY (THURSDAY) THAT HIS COUNTRY MIGHT RETALIATE IF NORTH KOREA CONTINUED PROVOCATIONS SUCH AS LAST WEEK'S GUERRILLA RAID ON SEOUL AND THE SEIZURE OF THE U.

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    PRESIDENT CHUNG-HEE PARK OF SOUTH KOREA WARNED TODAY (THURSDAY) THAT HIS COUNTRY MIGHT RETALIATE IF NORTH KOREA CONTINUED PROVOCATIONS SUCH AS LAST WEEK'S GUERRILLA RAID ON SEOUL AND THE SEIZURE OF THE U.S. SPY SHIP PUEBLO. THE PRESIDENT'S FIRST PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE KOREAN CRISIS CAME FOLLOWING YESTERDAY'S MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION IN THE CAPITAL. 200,000 PEOPLE TOOK PART IN THE RALLY CONDEMNING THE ALLEGED ATTEMPT TO MURDER PRESIDENT PARK, AND THE PUEBLO INCIDENT.

    THE SOUTH KOREANS PACKED THE HUGE CITY HALL PLAZA TO HEAR SPEAKERS ATTACK THE ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE PRESIDENT PARK BY GUERRILLA INFILTRATORS. ACCORDING TO THE SOUTH KOREANS THE INFILTRATORS CROSSED TO THE SOUTH ON JANUARY 21ST. SOME GOT WITHIN A FEW MILES OF THE PRESIDENT'S RESIDENCE.

    SPONSORS OF THE RALLY CALLED FOR RETALIATION AGAINST THE NORTH KOREANS AND ADOPTED A RESOLUTION SAYING NORTH KOREAN PREMIER KIM SHOULD BE BURNED IN EFFIGY FOR HIS "BARBAROUS" ACTS.

    IN THE SQUARE DOTTED WITH HUGE POSTERS READING "KILL COMMUNIST MURDERERS AND PROTECT THE FATHERLAND," A TEN-FOOT HIGH (3 METRES) EFFIGY OF PREMIER KIM WAS SOAKED IN PETROL AND SET ALIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF2AT9EE56X6U2SEYZ3IPM9G64
    Media URN:
    VLVAF2AT9EE56X6U2SEYZ3IPM9G64
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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