• Short Summary

    AN APPEAL TO CZECHOSLOVAKIA'S LEADERS TO STAND FIRM AND UNITED AGAINST SOVIET ENCROACHMENTS, AND A CALL TO OTHER NATIONS TO RESPECT THEIR COUNTRY'S SOVEREIGNTY, APPEARED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) IN A SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT TO "LITERARNI LISTY", THE JOURNAL OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK WRITERS' UNION.

  • Description


    SUPPLEMENT BEING SOLD IN STREET; PEOPLE SIGNING PETITION; "SUPPORT DUBCEK" POSTER; PETITIONS BEING CHECKED. (NATURAL SOUND THROUGHOUT)




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    Background: AN APPEAL TO CZECHOSLOVAKIA'S LEADERS TO STAND FIRM AND UNITED AGAINST SOVIET ENCROACHMENTS, AND A CALL TO OTHER NATIONS TO RESPECT THEIR COUNTRY'S SOVEREIGNTY, APPEARED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) IN A SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT TO "LITERARNI LISTY", THE JOURNAL OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK WRITERS' UNION.

    QUEUES OF PEOPLE FORMED IN THE CENTRE OF PRAGUE TO APPEND THEIR SIGNATURES TO THIS APPEAL.

    THE QUARTER-MILLION EDITION OF THE SUPPLEMENT WAS SOLD OUT BY TEA-TIME. IT WAS PRINTED WHEN IT WAS FEARED THAT THE PROGRESSIVES IN THE PARTY PRAESIDIUM -- WHICH IS ABOUT TO MEET ITS SOVIET COUNTERPARTS -- HAD BEEN OUTVOTED BY THE PRO-SOVIET FACTION. THIS RUMOUR WAS LATER DENIED BY PARTY LEADERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3R0F70NKVYD1EBE6ZH4ZQC4S3
    Media URN:
    VLVA3R0F70NKVYD1EBE6ZH4ZQC4S3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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