• Short Summary

    STUDENTS IN SAIGON HAVE BOYCOTTED EXAMINATIONS AND BURNED THEIR PAPERS IN PROTEST AGAINST THE RESULTS OF THE THERE RECENT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

  • Description

    STUDENTS IN SAIGON HAVE BOYCOTTED EXAMINATIONS AND BURNED THEIR PAPERS IN PROTEST AGAINST THE RESULTS OF THE THERE RECENT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN SOUTH VIETNAM. THE STUDENTS, FROM THE FACULTY OF SCIENCE, CLAIM THE ELECTIONS WERE RIGGED.

    THE STUDENTS HAD THE SUPPORT OF MR. DZU, ONE OF THE DEFEATED CANDIDATES IN THE ELECTION WHO HAS SINCE BEEN SENTENCED TO NINE MONTHS IMPRISONMENT AFTER BEING FOUND GUILTY OF ILLEGAL FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS.

    MR. DZU, WHO ADDRESSED THE STUDENTS, IS LEADER OF A GROUP TRYING TO HAVE THE ELECTION DECLARED INVALID BECAUSE OF ALLEGED CAMPAIGN IRREGULARITIES BY THE WINNER, HEAD OF STATE NGUYEN VAN THIEU.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF9VOA9EXA34GZ44X67WZXBRQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAF9VOA9EXA34GZ44X67WZXBRQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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