Representatives of the new South Vietnamese Government and the Palestinian Liberation Organisation were among the 10,000 people who attended an anti-nuclear bomb meeting in Hiroshima, Japan, on Tuesday (5 August).
SV Sign ZOOM OUT TO GV Anti bomb demonstrators outside museum hall.
SV Delegates inside museum PAN ACROSS TO audience clapping.(3 shots)
SCU PAN Delegates seated including PLO delegate.
MV Members of audience listening.(3 shots)
SV AND CUS Delegates applauding.(2 shots)
SCU Sean McBride standing.
GV Delegates and flags of North and South Vietnam.
CU PAN FROM Sign "Chile" to Chilean delegates
GV Audience applauds.
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Background: Representatives of the new South Vietnamese Government and the Palestinian Liberation Organisation were among the 10,000 people who attended an anti-nuclear bomb meeting in Hiroshima, Japan, on Tuesday (5 August).
The meeting took place in the Athletic Museum Hall on the eve of the thirtieth anniversary of the Hiroshima atom bomb blast that killed over 200,000 people in 1945.
Twenty-two nations and organisations were represented at the meeting, which was sponsored by the Japanese Communist Party (JCP).
The JCP has expressed extreme disappointment recently when the country's ruling Liberal Democratic Party succeeded in stalling the ratification of a nuclear treaty that would finally forbid the use of nuclear weapons to japan.
The speeches were headed by a special message from United Nations General-Secretary, Kurt Waldheim, read by Irish Nobel Peace Prize winner, Sean McBride.
Mr. McBride is the President of the International Peace Bureau.