• Short Summary

    THE FRENCH COMMUNIST PARTY OPENED ITS EIGHTEENTH NATIONAL CONGRESS IN PARIS TODAY WITH GUESTS FROM THE SOVIET UNION, NORTH VIETNAM AND THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT, AND THIRTY-SEVEN OTHER COUNTRIES.

  • Description


    DELEGATES AT CONGRESS.


    1.
    GV. EXT... PALASI DES SPORTS
    0.03

    2.
    CU. HAMMER AND SICKLE
    0.07

    3.
    GV. INT...CROWDED HALL
    0.10

    4.
    SV. DELEGATES
    0.15

    5.
    SCU. DELEGATES FROM GUINEA
    0.20

    6.
    SV. DELEGATES FROM HUNGARY
    0.24

    7.
    SV. PAN...DELEGATES FROM U.S.S.R. ARRIVING
    0.32

    8.
    SV. NORTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATION
    0.40

    9.
    SV & CU. VIETNAMESE DELEGATE
    0.48

    10.
    SV. MALI DELEGATE
    0.53

    11.
    SV. ROUMANIAN DELEGATION
    0.56

    12.
    SV. POLISH DELEGATION
    1.00

    13.
    SV. CUBAN DELEGATION
    1.05

    14.
    SV. U.K. DELEGATE
    1.07

    15.
    GV. PAN...ROCKET, JEANETTE VEERMENRSH, BENOIT FRACHON, JACQUES, DUCLOS
    1.17

    16.
    GV. AUDIENCE STANDS AND APPLAUDS
    1.23

    17.
    GV. DELEGATES APPLAUD
    1.27

    18.
    GV. INT...HALL
    1.30



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    Background: THE FRENCH COMMUNIST PARTY OPENED ITS EIGHTEENTH NATIONAL CONGRESS IN PARIS TODAY WITH GUESTS FROM THE SOVIET UNION, NORTH VIETNAM AND THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT, AND THIRTY-SEVEN OTHER COUNTRIES.

    NO OBSERVERS FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARE ATTENDING THE MEETING. THE FRENCH COMMUNIST PARTY IS REPORTED TO SUPPORT THE SOVIET UNION IN THE IDEOLOGICAL DIVISION BETWEEN RUSSIAN AND CHINA.

    AT THE OPENING SESSION TODAY MR. WALDECK ROCHET, LEADER OF THE FRENCH COMMUNIST PARTY, SAID THE SOVIET UNION HAD BEEN FORCED TO AIRLIFT WAR AID SUPPLIES TO NORTH VIETNAM TO BY-PASS CHINESE OBSTRUCTION. MR. ROCHET WENT ON TO CRITICISE CHINA FOR SUBSTITUTING MARXISM-LENINISM WITH WHAT HE TERMED "MAOISM".

    EIGHT HUNDRED FRENCH COMMUNIST ARE ATTENDING THE CONGRESS. THEY GAVE A ROUSING WELCOME TO THE TWO MINISTERS FROM NORTH VIETNAM WHO ARE ATTENDING THE MEETING.

    THE CONGRESS WILL CONTINUE FOR FIVE DAYS, CONSIDERING A LONG LIST OF DRAFT RESOLUTIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC3UON0N33614KVW74XQA17DVA
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3UON0N33614KVW74XQA17DVA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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