• Short Summary

    A NEW GOVERNMENT FOR SOUTH VIETNAM -- THE SECOND THE COUNTRY HAS HAD SINCE PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM WAS OUSTED LAST NOVEMBER.

  • Description

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    MS PAN. CROWD IN FRONT OF PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE
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    2.
    LS MINISTERS ON STEPS (2 SHOTS)
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    3.
    MS MINH ADDRESSING CROWD (2 SHOTS)
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    4.
    MS PHOTOGRAPHERS
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    5.
    MS KHANH SPEAKING
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    6.
    MLS PAN. CROWD
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    7.
    MS KHANH SPEAKING
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A NEW GOVERNMENT FOR SOUTH VIETNAM -- THE SECOND THE COUNTRY HAS HAD SINCE PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM WAS OUSTED LAST NOVEMBER. IT WAS PRESENTED IN SAIGON ON SATURDAY (FEBRUARY 8) BY GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH, WHO CAME TO POWER IN A BLOODLESS COUP STAGED ON JANUARY 30.

    THE MAN HE OVERTHREW, GENERAL DUONG VAN MINH, BECOMES THE CHIEF OF STATE. HE SAID HE HAD ACCEPTED THE POSITION BECAUSE THE NEW GOVERNMENT'S POLICIES WERE AIMED AT "FULFILLING THE PRESENT REQUIREMENTS."
    GENERAL KHANH - PRESENTING HIS 19 MINISTERS, TWO OF THEM CIVILIANS - SAID HE HAD FORMED THE NEW GOVERNMENT AFTER CONSULTING POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS. HIS MISSION, HE EXPLAINED, WAS TO "SAVE THE REBUILD THE NATION."
    THE CIVILIAN MINISTERS, NOW FORMING TWO OF THE THREE VICE-PREMIERS, ARE DR. NGUYEN TON HOAN, LEADER OF THE POWERFUL DAI VIET PARTY WHO RECENTLY RETURNED FROM LONG EXILE IN FRANCE, AND MR. NGUYEN XUAN OANH, GOVERNOR OF THE NATIONAL BANK WHO NOW BECOMES FOREIGN MINISTER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAH2OTV54NN6VAC5NM5UYY2QYZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAH2OTV54NN6VAC5NM5UYY2QYZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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