• Short Summary

    THE NGO FAMILY.MOST OF THE PROPERTIES WERE SACKED AND BURNED.

    AUTHORITATIVE SOURCES SAID UP TO 400?

  • Description

    1.
    MLS ROAD LEADING TO PALACE (TILT DOWN TO) BARBED WIRE
    6 ft

    2.
    MS DAMAGED PALACE WALL
    10 ft

    3.
    CU DAMAGED TELEPHONE POST
    12 ft

    4.
    MLS PALACE TOP (PAN TO) TROOPS DRAGGING BARBED WIRE
    20 1/2 ft

    5.
    MS TROOPS SURROUND PALACE (2 SHOTS)
    27 1/2 ft

    6.
    MS BULLET-RIDDLED PALACE
    35 ft

    7.
    MS TANKS OUTSIDE PALACE
    38 1/2 ft

    8.
    MLS TROOPS GUARDING PALACE (2 SHOTS)
    46 1/2 ft

    9.
    MCU TANK PATROLLING STREET
    49 1/2 ft

    10.
    MS TROOPS CLIMBING DOWN TRUCK
    53 ft

    11.
    MS VIETNAMESE PRESS AGENCY BUILDING AFIRE
    55 1/2 ft

    12.
    MS (PAN) INTERIOR
    63 1/2 ft

    13.
    LS BUILDING AFIRE
    66 ft

    14.
    MS VOICE AIRCRAFT FLYING OVER CITY
    70 1/2 ft

    15.
    MS DAMAGED POST OFFICE
    77 1/2 ft

    16.
    MS DAMAGED TWO SISTERS MONUMENT (2 SHOTS)
    82 1/2 ft

    17.
    MLS XA LOI PAGODA SPIRE (TILT DOWN TO ) BUDDHISTS ENTERING
    90 ft

    18.
    MS TROOPS GUARDING PAGODA
    92 ft

    19.
    MCU RELEASED MONKS (2 SHOTS)
    96 ft

    20.
    MLS ROADSIDE STALLS (2 SHOTS)
    100 ft

    21.
    MLS TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIANS
    104 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE NGO FAMILY.MOST OF THE PROPERTIES WERE SACKED AND BURNED.

    AUTHORITATIVE SOURCES SAID UP TO 400 PEOPLE MIGHT HAVE DIED IN THE BATTLE FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE SEIZED BY THE ARMED FORCES FOLLOWING A THREE-HOUR BOMBARDMENT.

    THE BODIES OF PRESIDENT DIEM AND HIS BROTHER, NGO DINH NHU, WHICH WERE IN HOSPITAL AWAITING BURIAL, HAVE DISAPPEARED DESPITE HEAVY MILITARY GUARD AROUND THE HOSPITAL.

    THEY WERE REPORTED TO HAVE TAKEN POISON AFTER BEING CAPTURED BY TROOPS WHILE HIDING INSIDE A ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH.BUT RELIABLE SOURCES SAID THEY WERE SHOT WHILE BEING BROUGHT TO SAIGON IN AN ARMOURED VEHICLE.WITNESSES SAID THEY HAVE SEEN THE BODIES TO HAVE NECK AND HEAD WOUNDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAOQOFD5E8J3VZIX188JDLLJ9L
    Media URN:
    VLVAOQOFD5E8J3VZIX188JDLLJ9L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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