• Short Summary

    THE AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, MR. HAROLD ANDERSON, ON AUGUST 7 HANDED OVER FOUR?

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    MLS AMBASSADOR ANDERSON ADDRESSES GATHERING 5 1/2 ft
    MLS GUEST APPLAUD 8 ft
    MS TRANSISTOR RADIOS, AMPLIFIERS AND SPEAKERS 22 ft
    MLS RADIOS (PAN) TO INFORMATION MINISTER THAI 25 ft
    CU MINISTER THAI SPEAKS 27 1/2 ft
    MS GUESTS AT CEREMONY 30 ft
    MS MINISTER THAI SHAKES FANDS WITH AMBASSADOR ANDERSON 32 1/2 ft
    MS GUESTS LOOKING AT RADIO SETS (FOUR SHOTS) 48 ft
    Background: THE AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, MR. HAROLD ANDERSON, ON AUGUST 7 HANDED OVER FOUR HUNDRED TRANSISTOR RADIOS AMPLIFIERS AND LOUD SPEAKERS TO THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT AS PART OF THE COLOMBO PLAN AID.
    THE TRANSISTOR RADIOS WERE ACCEPTED BY THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE MINISTER OF INFORMATION, MR. PHAM THAI, AT A SIMPLE CEREMONY HELD IN SAIGON. THEY WOULD BE DISTRIBUTED TO HAMLET DWELLERS SHORTLY.
    SOMETIME AGO, AUSTRALIA HAD MADE A SIMILAR CONTRIBUTION. IN ALL, AUSTRALIA HAD CONTRIBUTED 800 TRANSISTOR RADIOS, AMPLIFIERS AND LOUD SPEAKERS WORTH SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND POUNDS.
    AT THE MOMENT, AUSTRALIA IS HELPING TO BUILD A FIFTY KILOWATT RADIO TRANSMITTER FOR RADIO VIETNAM IN THE BAN ME THUOT PROVINCE, NORTHEAST OF SAIGON. IT WILL BECOME OPERATIONAL BY THE END OF THIS YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7ML9G2ZODOSWYN1XDTSQKJN7K
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ML9G2ZODOSWYN1XDTSQKJN7K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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