• Short Summary

    IN ATHENS THE FINAL POLITICAL RALLIES ARE BEING HELD BEFORE POLLING BEGINS ON SUNDAY IN GREECE'S GENERAL ELECTIONS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV STREET SCENE, ATHENS
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    2.
    SV ELECTION POSTERS
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    3.
    CU POSTERS
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    4.
    SV PICTURES OUTSIDE NATIONAL RADICAL UNION CENTRE
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    5.
    GV ABOVE CENTRE
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    6.
    SV PEOPLE LOOKING AT POSTERS, ETC
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    7.
    CU CANDIDATES' PHOTOGRAPHS
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    8.
    SV INT.. PEOPLE AT INFORMATION COUNTER
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    9.
    GV EXT.. UNION OF HEADQUARTERS WITH PICTURE AND BANNER
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    10.
    GV EXT.. UNION OF DEMOCRATIC LEFT HEADQUARTERS
    0.36

    11.
    GTV CHEERING CROWD IN KLAFTHMONOS SQUARE
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    12.
    CU PAPANDREOU MOVES TO BALCONY
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    13.
    SV CHEERING CROWD
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    14.
    CU PAPANDREOU SPEAKS
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    15.
    MV SECTION OF CROWD SHOUTING
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    16.
    GTV CHEERING CROWD
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    Background: IN ATHENS THE FINAL POLITICAL RALLIES ARE BEING HELD BEFORE POLLING BEGINS ON SUNDAY IN GREECE'S GENERAL ELECTIONS.OBSERVERS HAVE DESCRIBED THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGNS AS THE FIERCEST AND BITTEREST IN THE COUNTRY'S HISTORY.

    THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER, MR.KARAMANLIS, LEADER OF THE NATIONAL RADICAL UNION -- THE RIGHTWING PARTY -- HAS CALLED UPON GREEKS TO GIVE HIM A "CRUSHING" MAJORITY.HE SAID HE NEEDED SUCH A MAJORITY TO REVISE THE PRESENT CONSTITUTION SO AS TO PROTECT THE NATION "FROM AN ABUSE OF INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS".

    MR.KARAMANLIS HAS CHARGED THE MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY, THE CENTRE UNION, OF "PLAYING THE GAME OF THE COMMUNISTS".

    CENTRE UNION LEADER, GEORGE PAPANDREOU, SPOKE ON THURSDAY NIGHT TO TENS OF THOUSANDS OF SUPPORTERS IN ONE OF ATHENS' MAIN SQUARES.HE PROMISED GENERAL REVISION OF THE COUNTRY'S INTERNAL POLICIES TO THE BENEFIT OF THE WORKING PEOPLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8H0M4OOOO8LMD631BETA98HXC
    Media URN:
    VLVA8H0M4OOOO8LMD631BETA98HXC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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