• Short Summary

    WEST GERMANY'S EXTREME RIGHT-WING NATIONAL DEMOCRATS, CONDEMNED BY THEIR OPPONENTS AS NEO-NAZIS, DEMONSTRATED THEIR INCREASING POPULARITY BY WINNING 15 SEATS IN THE BAVARIAN STATE ELECTIONS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

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    GV MARIENPLATZ


    2.
    GV PEOPLE IN STREET
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    3.
    GV INT BALLOT BOX IS EMPTIED
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    4.
    SCU CLOCK; "SIX O'CLOCK"
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    5.
    GV PAN OFFICIALS COUNTING VOTES
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    SCU DITTO
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    7.
    GV BALLOT PAPERS
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    8.
    GV PAN COMPUTER ROOM
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    9.
    GV GIRL PROGRAMMING COMPUTER
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    10.
    GV COMPUTER CLOCKS UP FINDINGS
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    11.
    SV & CU VON THADDEN (LEADER OF N.P.D.) TALKS TO PRESS (2 SHOTS)
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    12.
    SV PRESSMAN
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    13.
    SV ZOOM TO CU VON THADDEN MAKING SPEECH TO PRESS
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    GV RESULTS BOARD..SCU 110 SEATS, SPD 79 SEATS, NPD 15 SEATS
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    15.
    GV PRINTING PRESS
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    16.
    SV PAN PAPERS OFF PRINTING PRESS
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    17.
    GV PEOPLE READING NEWSPAPER IN STREET EARLY MONDAY MORNING, (4 SHOTS)
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    TRANSCRIPT SEQUENCE 13: THADDEN: "WE ARE VERY PROUD, AND VERY SATISFIED BY THE RESULT OF THE BAVARIAN ELECTIONS. WE ARE SURE AT THE MOMENT THAT IT WILL GET US INTO THE PARLIAMENT AT LEAST 12 MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AND IT'S NOT AN INVASION OF FORMER NAZIS AS THE AVERAGE AGE OF OUR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT WILL BE REASONABLY YOUNG. AND WE ARE SURE THAT WE CAN PROVE IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE HERE IN GERMANY THERE'S NO RE-NAZIFICATION GOING ON, BUT A PROCESS OF NORMALISATION IS GOING ON."




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    EDITORS: YESTERDAY'S PROD. 11099/66 SHOWS VOTING IN BAVARIAN ELECTIONS.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WEST GERMANY'S EXTREME RIGHT-WING NATIONAL DEMOCRATS, CONDEMNED BY THEIR OPPONENTS AS NEO-NAZIS, DEMONSTRATED THEIR INCREASING POPULARITY BY WINNING 15 SEATS IN THE BAVARIAN STATE ELECTIONS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). HERR ADOLF VON THADDEN, THE JUBILANT DEPUTY LEADER OF THE DEMOCRAT PARTY, SPOKE ON THE RESULTS WHEN IT WAS CLEAR THAT HIS PARTY HAD GAINED SEVERAL SEATS.

    IT WAS THE SECOND SHOCK ELECTION SUCCESS THIS MONTH FOR THE TWO-YEAR-OLD PARTY WHICH TWO WEEKS AGO WON EIGHT SEATS IN THE HESSE STATE ELECTIONS.

    THE BAVARIAN VOTE WAS ALSO SIGNIFICANT FOR THE PERSONAL TRIUMPH OF FORMER DEFENCE MINISTER, FRANZ-JOSEPH STRAUSS AND HIS CHRISTIAN SOCIAL UNION, THE UNION, BAVARIAN ALLY OF THE RULLING FEDERAL CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS, DEFIED FORECASTS BY WINNING 110 SEATS AND STRENGTHENING ITS ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN THE LANDTAG (STATE ASSEMBLY).

    WHEN IT WAS ALREADY CLEAR THAT THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATS HAD GAINED AT LEAST 12 SEATS, HERR VON THADDEN, DEPUTY LEADER OF THE PARTY, SPOKE TO THE PRESS. HE HAD THIS TO SAY IN ENGLISH...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACT4K992QZGTBHQIL2ZO28PCAE
    Media URN:
    VLVACT4K992QZGTBHQIL2ZO28PCAE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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