• Short Summary

    Talks in Dacca aimed at ending Pakistan's political crisis were reported today (Thursday) to have reached a new and difficult stage.

  • Description

    GV ext. Intercontinental hotel.
    SV crowd with placards shouting
    SC security forces near hotel
    SV guard of honour outside hotel mounted by Awami League (3 shots)
    SV demonstrators ZOOM in to troops
    SV ZOOM in troops in lorry and demonstrators shouting
    SV Bhutto leaving hotel with security
    SV car away followed by army lorry carrying troops.
    SV crowd of demonstrators outside President's house (2 shots).
    CV Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's car arrives and crowd run to surround him
    GV cars at president's house
    SV Bhutto arriving with guard
    GV Ex-servicemen marching with sticks and shouting
    SV demonstrator leading cheering at rally (2 shots)

    Initials JKP:17.50 PS/1824
    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Talks in Dacca aimed at ending Pakistan's political crisis were reported today (Thursday) to have reached a new and difficult stage. West Pakistan leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who heads the People's Party, was today still meeting with President Yahya khan and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, leader of East Pakistan's Awami League Party.
    This film covers the demonstration against Mr Bhutto and the Sheikh at the President's house the following day. It was shot by Visnews cameraman Willie Phua.
    All film out of East Pakistan has been delayed by strict censorship at the airport; this Visnews material was hand-carried from Dacca.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9VV8BG8HQXLIJYU0S27HQVOVZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9VV8BG8HQXLIJYU0S27HQVOVZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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