• Short Summary

    THE FRENCH SOCIALIST CONGRESS TODAY, (SATURDAY) STAGED A SPECIAL ONE-DAY MEETING AT CLICHY, A SUBURB OF PARIS.

  • Description

    THE FRENCH SOCIALIST CONGRESS TODAY, (SATURDAY) STAGED A SPECIAL ONE-DAY MEETING AT CLICHY, A SUBURB OF PARIS. THERE WERE TWO MAIN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA, THE FORTHCOMING PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS AND THE CANDIDATURE OF M. GASTON DEFFERRE FOR THE OFFICE OF FRENCH PRESIDENT.

    THE MEETING WILL OUTLINE ITS STRATEGY FOR THE PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS, THE FIRST REAL TEST OF PUBLIC OPINION SINCE LAST YEAR'S REFERENDUM ON POWERS FRO PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.

    THE OTHER KEY ISSUE IS THE CANDIDATURE OF M. DEFFERRE FOR THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT. A LONG-TIME SOCIALIST, HE WAS BORN IN MARSEILLES IN 1910 AND HE RECEIVED HIS EDUCATION IN THAT CITY AND IN NIMES. A PROTESTANT, HE SERVED UNDER M. MOLLET AS SECRETARY OF STATE IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC.

    TODAY'S MEETING WILL ATTEMPT TO RALLY COMPLETE PARTY SUPPORT FOR M. DEFFERRE, WHO'LL FACE A LONG AND DIFFICULT CAMPAIGN FOR THE FRENCH PRESIDENCY AGAINST GENERAL DE GAULLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVASJKHGWQ1S8DLJ0DT3D3QFQK1
    Media URN:
    VLVASJKHGWQ1S8DLJ0DT3D3QFQK1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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