Ousted Thai military ruler Thanom Kittikachorn has def??? present government of Thailand and returned from?
MVS Thanom speaking at press conference. (4 shots)
MV Thanom troops. (3 shots)
GV Monks standing outside temple.
MV Security police and people standing around as ex-president Thanom enters building dressed in monk's robes. (5 shots)
MV Monks entering temple.
MV Security police PAN TO temple.
MV PAN Monks sitting outside temple.
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Background: Ousted Thai military ruler Thanom Kittikachorn has def??? present government of Thailand and returned from self-??? become a Buddhist monk.
SYNOPSIS: ???-marshall Thanom became prime minister in 1969 and I ??? junta which abolished parliament and the cabinet in 1971. He's seen here addressing a news conference the following year 1972). However, he resigned from office in October 1973 following weeks of violent clashes between troops and students. He ??? went into voluntary exi??? ???broad.
But how the 65 year old marshall has returned to his homeland. He flew into Bangkok from Singapore, she ??? his head and joined the monks at Borwonniwes temple in central Bangkok. He says his ordination as a monk is to gain merit for his ailing 91-year-old ??? in accordance with ancient Buddhist tradition. When Thanom arrived at the temple security guard??? were on hand but there was ??? trouble. Militant stud??? leaders say they want Prime minister Seni Pramoj ???pel Thanom as soon as possible.
Although the government ???own to fear a resurgent ??? the student violence wh??? ???oppled Marshall The??? from power Prime Minister Seni says that Thanom cannot be forced to ??? Thailand. In a statement on his arrival in Bangkok the former leader said he would not try to stage political comeback.