• Short Summary

    PHILIPPINO PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS, WHO IS SEEKING RE-ELECTION IN NOVEMBER, ON TUESDAY FORMALLY OPENED A NEW BRIDGE LINKING BUSTOS AND BALIWAG IN BULACAN.

  • Description

    1.
    GV RIVER PAN TO BRIDGE
    0.11

    2.
    SV CROWD ON BRIDGE
    0.13

    3.
    CV BANNER "MARCOS AND YOUR PARTY"
    0.21

    4.
    SV PRESIDENT'S CAR ARRIVES
    0.24

    5.
    SV MARCOS IN CAR
    0.27

    6.
    SV CROWD ON BRIDGE
    0.30

    7.
    SV MARCOS CUTTING TAPE AND CROWD APPLAUD
    0.45

    8.
    GTV CROWD
    0.48

    9.
    SV CROWD
    0.49

    10.
    SV PRESS TALK TO MARCOS
    1.02



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PHILIPPINO PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS, WHO IS SEEKING RE-ELECTION IN NOVEMBER, ON TUESDAY FORMALLY OPENED A NEW BRIDGE LINKING BUSTOS AND BALIWAG IN BULACAN. THE CEREMONY CLIMAXED THE PRESIDENT'S TOUR OF THE PROVINCIAL REGION OF BULACAN -- SOME 31 MILES (50 KMS) FROM MANILA -- DURING WHICH HE HAD BEEN ADDRESSING THE ELECTORATE ON THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF HIS ADMINISTRATION.

    THE MARINO PONCE BRIDGE IS ALMOST 3-HUNDRED FEET (274 METRES) LONG AND COST 1 1/2 MILLION PESOS (JUST UNDER HALF-A-MILLION US DOLLARS).

    DURING HIS TOUR, PRESIDENT MARCOS HAD BEEN STRESSING TO THE ELECTORATE THAT HIS ADMINISTRATION HAD BUILT MORE ROADS, BRIDGES AND SCHOOLS AND HAD INCREASED FOOD PRODUCTION.

    PRESIDENT MARCOS, WHO IS 52, WAS ELECTED TO OFFICE IN NOVEMBER 1965.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAM6B9XR32JO7CNBQO8IJNHUEY
    Media URN:
    VLVAAM6B9XR32JO7CNBQO8IJNHUEY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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