• Short Summary

    Start of Vietnam peace talks in Paris.

  • Description

    No titles. Vietnam peace talks get underway.

    Paris, France.

    General view of Notre Dame; zoom in to show helicopter with man dangling below removing Vietcong flag from steeple. C/U of photographer taking picture from the crowd.

    Interior shot of representatives of the Vietnam NLF (National Liberation Front) at a press conference. Several shots of numerous diagrams of suggested tables to be used in the conference intercut with C/U of Vietnam representative holding up piece of paper and talking about each design. Also intercut are shots of action in Vietnam - gun firing, burning village, soldiers walking through jungle, refugees with oxen, two women refugees and a woman and child run along a street.

    Several shots of the arrival of American Delegation in at the conference venue in Paris, including Deputy Chief negotiator Mr Cyrus Vance. He talks to press. Shots of Vietnamese delegates arriving and speaking into microphones. M/S of people in crowd waving paper flags. Female delegate Madame Neuyen Thi Binh waves to crowd.

    Back in Vietnam, we see shots of children hiding in holes in the ground. Two little girls are carried across a rubble-strewn street by men. A young boy walks over rubble. C/U of young child crying.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2091.01
    Media URN:
    57071
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:16:00 / 01:02:16:00
    Canister:
    69/8

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