• Short Summary

    SOUTH KOREA WENT TO THE POLLS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) AND VOTED THE MILITARY JUNTA LEADER, RETIRED GENERAL CHUNG HEE PARK, INTO A FOUR YEAR TERM OF OFFICE AS SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT.

  • Description

    1.
    GV POSUN YUN WALKS INTO PLATFORM
    0.07

    2.
    GV CHEERING CROWD
    0.09

    3.
    MV POSUN YUN SPEAKING
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    4.
    GV CHEERING CROWD
    0.16

    5.
    LV GENERAL PARK MAKING SPEECH
    0.20

    6.
    CU PARK
    0.25

    7.
    GV PARK SPEAKING
    0.27

    8.
    GV PEOPLE WAITING TO VOTE
    0.30

    9.
    MV DITTO, PARK AND WIFE IN QUEUE
    0.36

    10.
    GV INT.. PARK AND WIFE ENTER VOTING ROOM
    0.42

    11.
    MV PARK AND WIFE VOTE (3 SHOTS)
    1.05

    12.
    MV POSUN YUN AND OTHERS VOTE
    1.21

    13.
    GV POSUN YUN LEAVES VOTING ROOM
    1.29



    Initials AA/S/CR/PC


    EDITORS: PRODS 6877 (6 SEPTEMBER), 7118 (14 SEPTEMBER), AND 7887 (9 OCTOBER) ALSO REFER.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOUTH KOREA WENT TO THE POLLS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) AND VOTED THE MILITARY JUNTA LEADER, RETIRED GENERAL CHUNG HEE PARK, INTO A FOUR YEAR TERM OF OFFICE AS SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT.

    MORE THAN NINE MILLION PEOPLE - 71 PER CENT OF THE ELECTORATE - VOTED IN THE ELECTION, VIRTUALLY BETWEEN GENERAL PARK AND POSUN YUN, A FORMER PRESIDENT AND LEADER OF THE CIVIL RULE PARTY.

    TODAY, WITH NEARLY ALL THE VOTES COUNTED, POSUN YUN CONCEDED DEFEAT TO GENERAL PARK WHO THEN HAD A LEAD OF 57,794 VOTES.HE HAD 4,285,205 AGAINST 4,227,411 FOR MR.YUN.IT WAS THE CLOSEST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION EVER HELD IN SOUTH KOREA.

    THREE LESSER-KNOWN CANDIDATES RECEIVED FEWER THAN A MILLION VOTES BETWEEN THEM.

    GENERAL PARK, 46, RETIRED FROM THE ARMY TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT AFTER HEADING THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH KOREA SINCE THE OVERTHROW OF DR.JOHN CHANG'S ELECTED REGIME IN 1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5MZP0EMQPQ3KPIN7V12AM3APB
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MZP0EMQPQ3KPIN7V12AM3APB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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