• Short Summary

    DOMINICA'S NEW CABINET AFTER THE COUP -- DR. EMILIO DE LOS SANTOS, HEAD OF THE?

  • Description

    1.
    ZOOM IN.. THREE MEMBERS OF CABINET SWORN IN, ZOOM INTO.. DR EMILIO DE LOS SANTOS
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    2.
    SCU SANTOS TAKES SEAT
    0.33

    3.
    SV PHOTOGRAPHERS
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    4.
    SV ESPAILLAT, ESPINAL AND SANTOS AT TABLE, SANTOS SIGNS DOCUMENT
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    Initials JRG/N/WS/ES JM/V/WS/ES


    EDITORS: SEE ALSO PROD 7574/63 SEPT 29: OPPONENTS ARRESTED

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: DOMINICA'S NEW CABINET AFTER THE COUP -- DR. EMILIO DE LOS SANTOS, HEAD OF THE TRIUMVIRATE, MANUEL E. TAVARES ESPAILLAT, AN INDUSTRIALIST, AND ROMAN TADIA ESPINAL, A LAWYER. THE MILITARY MEN BEHIND THEM AT THE SWEARING IN ARE THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE COUP.

    SENOR EMILIO DE LOS SANTOS, AS PROVISIONAL PRESIDENT PLEDGED THE NEW GOVERNMENT TO A CONTINUED "FIGHT AGAINST CASTRO COMMUNISM."
    THE OUSTED PRESIDENT, HELD CAPTIVE AFTER REFUSING TO SIGN HIS RESIGNATION, WAS TODAY (SUNDAY),PUT ABOARD A FRIGATE SOUND FOR PUERTO RICO. A SOCIAL DEMOCRAT, HE RECEIVED OVERWHELMING SUPPORT AT THE POLLS LAST DECEMBER -- IN THE FIRST FREE ELECTIONS SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE TRUJILLO REGIME, MORE THAN 30 YEARS AGO.

    THE COUNTRY WAS STILL UNDER A STATE OF SIEGE AND CURFEW WAS BEING IMPOSED FROM DUSK TO DAWN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA82WVKKBDWBBMTXXZMAL5Z0HA
    Media URN:
    VLVAA82WVKKBDWBBMTXXZMAL5Z0HA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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