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    MV King Conatantine + interviewer.



    TV Constantine.



    Interviewer: starts:' King Constantine, 80% .....' ends: '...what do you think of that?'



    King: starts: 'I haven't got the final results......



    (says referendum was not a contest between monarchy and republic, but just a vote for changes in the constitution. Greek government did not dare have free referendum on basis of monarchy v. republic.)



    ends: '......90% yes'.



    Interviewer: 'Do you still consider yourself King of the ???!.....



    King: starts: 'I consider myself King of the Hellenes......' ends: 'freely decide otherwise.'



    Interviewer: 'In practical terms what does this mean, being the 'sole representative of legality?'



    King starts: 'In practical terms....' (considers regime illegal and nation thinks the same)



    '....of government they want'.



    Interviewer: 'What means do you have at your disposal'.



    King starts: 'Means - we have you for example, the mass media.....'



    ends:' ......will achieve the same',



    Interviewer: 'The armed forces - does this mean you are prepared to use force?'



    King starts: 'I'm against violence....'



    ends: '....responsibility will lie completely in their hands' (i.e.if violence has to be used).




    Initials



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    Film ID:
    VLVA4MWAO8EBLT4V06XEV6O7AVDMY
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MWAO8EBLT4V06XEV6O7AVDMY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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