• Short Summary

    The trial of Johannesburg's Anglican Dean, the Very Rev. Gonville french-Beytagh, on ten main charges?

  • Description

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    LV Court building
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    2.
    SV PAN Clergy and others towards courtroom
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    3.
    SV french-Beytagh talking to clergymen
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    4.
    SV PAN Clergy and other observers toward court (2 shots)
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    5.
    SV Coloured men look on from side (2 shots)
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    6.
    SV Others arrive
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    7.
    SV PAN Clergyman towards courtroom
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    8.
    MV PAN Rev. Donald Morton towards court building with friends
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    9.
    MV Coloured clergymen towards court
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    10.
    SV PAN State witness Jordan covers face and enters building
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    11.
    SV Onlookers on roadside
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    12.
    MV Dr. Hogendoorn standing outside
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    13.
    SV Coloured clergyman talks to white woman
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    14.
    GV Spectators outside court.
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    Initials BB/0150 OJP/BOB/BB/0205



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The trial of Johannesburg's Anglican Dean, the Very Rev. Gonville french-Beytagh, on ten main charges of plotting the violent overthrow of the South African Government, began in pretoria on Monday (2nd August). The 59-year-old Dean pleaded not-guilty. If found guilty...and he is considered such under the Terrorism Act until he proves his innocence...the minimum sentence facing him is five year's imprisonment, and the maximum...death.

    A prosecution witness...police reservist Louis Henry Jordan. . told of secret meetings with the Dean he had reported to Security Police. He was described as a trusted member of the Dean's congregation. The trial is expected to last two weeks. This news coverage was supplied by the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2TPJL4ETY20MK12EMN31RB4GW
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TPJL4ETY20MK12EMN31RB4GW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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