• Short Summary

    WEST GERMANY'S EXTREME RIGHT-WING NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (N.P.D.) TODAY (11 MAY) CALLED FOR THE RETURN?

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    WEST GERMANY'S EXTREME RIGHT-WING NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (N.P.D.) TODAY (11 MAY) CALLED FOR THE RETURN OF EAST PRUSSIA AND THE SUDETENLAND TO GERMANY.

    THE PARTY, WHICH HAS ENDED A TWO DAY NATIONAL CONGRESS IN STUTTGART, ALSO WANT ALL FOREIGN SHAREHOLDINGS IN KEY WEST GERMAN INDUSTRIES TO BE RESTRICTED TO UNDER 50 PER CENT.

    MAKING THE DEMANDS WAS HERR UDO WALENDY, A MEMBER OF THE PARTY'S EXECUTIVE BOARD.

    IN HIS CONCLUDING SPEECH, PARTY LEADER HERR VON THADDEN EMPHASISED THAT IT WAS NOT THE INTENTION OF THE N.P.D. TO REBUILD THE THIRD REICH OR DO AWAY WITH DEMOCRACY.

    HE ADDED THAT THE N.P.D. WANTED WEST GERMANY TO HAVE A VOICE IN NATO AT ALL LEVELS EQUAL TO ITS CONTRIBUTION AND FINANCIAL PAYMENTS.

    N.P.D. DEFENCE EXPERT DR. FELIX BUCK DEMANDED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT GERMAN ARMY.

    DURING THEIR TWO DAY CONGRESS THE N.P.D. HAVE HAD THEIR MEETINGS INTERUPTED BY LEFT WING DEMONSTRATORS WHO BRAND THE PARTY AS "NEO-NAZI".

    THE N.P.D. EXPECT TO ENTER THE BUNDESTAG (FEDERAL LOWER HOUSE) WITH 40 TO 60 SEATS AFTER THE SEPTEMBER FEDERAL ELECTIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVASWAFGREWJBC0R6UDP1EMEMVP
    Media URN:
    VLVASWAFGREWJBC0R6UDP1EMEMVP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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