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    Policeman and security agents stop demonstrators from going downtown Saigon, which the Assemblee is their main target.

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    Roll 1: Downtown Saigon at GiaLong Street with policemen and demonstrators, policemen and secret agents armed with sticks baring across street with barber wire, loud speaker car broadcasting music and ordering crowd to disperse away, but the last one keep standing behind barber wire looking for way to approach to the Assemblee, but they fail to do so on account of barber wire. View of demonstrators among barber wire, figuring senator Vu van Mau from the opposition party to Government, he is wearing white glass, and he is member of Buddhist party anti-corruption movement, and reconciliation peace party.

    Roll 2: Views of demonstrators at Tan Sa Chau church area with close shots of demonstrators and policeman indistance beeing chased by the crowd. Views of demonstrators throwing stone to policemen and military police that run away. Views of 2 copters flying in the sky Views of police car coming back with airone starting to push demonstrator beak. Views of young boys destroying metallie fence lenging center street outside Tan son Nhut air base and earrying it away. Views CU of demonstrators breaking breaks stone, wearing metaalie mask, trying to get some gasoline at a gas station.

    Roll 3: Views of fire and smoke from old tires burning in center of street set up by demonstrators. Views of crowd watching. Views of a Senator from Government opposition party making speech informing crowd about GVN refuse to deal with demonstrators. Views of an unconcious wounded boy demonstrator at the face beeing carried away by friends. Views of a wounded walking boy beeing beat by policemen at stomach.

    End with shots of Assembles, and areas rounding deserted.

    Roll 4: 50 feet - Views of Assembles and areas around downtown deserted. Policemen stop Assembleeman from approaching to the House. Views of shops closed down on account trouble situation of Saigon. End.


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    Background: Policeman and security agents stop demonstrators from going downtown Saigon, which the Assemblee is their main target. Some Assembleepeople were able to arrive to the House and stand for protestation against President Thieu corrupted regime (It is forbidden pressmen to approach the Assemblee, and the same thing all civilian)/-

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