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  • Short Summary

    Crowds mass on the streets where the attempted assassination of John Chang took place, the police jeep taking Vice President to hospital and police guarding the gates to his home.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Title reads: "Korea - Telenews"

    Seoul, South Korea

    Crowds in street where attempted assassination of South Korea's Vice President, John Chang (leader of the political opposition to President Syngman Rhee) took place, press forward. Police on horseback. (2 shots). LS and MS. Police jeep taking Vice President to hospital. He was shot in the left hand as he left the convention hall. (2 shots). Various shots of police searching people as they leave Convention Hall. (4 shots). MS National Police on guard outside the gates of Chang's house, some men going in. (4 shots).

    Date: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 02/10/1956. Notes add that the would-be assassin, a former Republic of Korea Army sergeant, told police he shot Chang because the government official "is trying to be friendly toward Japan"..

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2554.22
    Media URN:
    68706
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:48:00 / 01:48:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 2882 C

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