• Short Summary

    IN FRANCE, EFFORTS TO FORM A UNITED OPPOSITION TO THE GAULLISTS IN DECEMBER'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FINALLY COLLAPSED TODAY (FRIDAY).

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    GV HOUSE WHERE MEETING TOOK PLACE
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    2.
    SV TO SCU PAN M. BAELIN (MRP) ARRIVES
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    SCU CAMERAMAN
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    GV M. LECANUET (MRP) ARRIVES
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    SCU PAN MCOLLIN (MRP) ARRIVES
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    GV PAN M.MITTERAND ARRIVES
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    SV PAN M.HERNU AND M. VEDEL ARRIVE
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    GV TO SCU PAN M. DEFFERRE (LEFT) AND M. GAZIER (SPECIALIST) ARRIVE AND ENTER
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    SV HOUSE
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    Initials JT/V/MGT/EEH



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    Background: IN FRANCE, EFFORTS TO FORM A UNITED OPPOSITION TO THE GAULLISTS IN DECEMBER'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FINALLY COLLAPSED TODAY (FRIDAY).BUT M.GASTON DEFFERRE, THE SOCIALIST MAYOR OF MARSEILLES WHO LED THE ATTEMPT TO FORM THE COALITION.MADE NO IMMEDIATE MOVE AFTERWARDS TO WITHDRAW FROM THE RACE.

    M.DEFFERRE'S PLAN CALLED FOR A UNITED LEFT-OF-CENTRE, NON-COMMUNIST OPPOSITION MADE UP OF THREE PARTIES: THE SOCIALISTS, THE RADICALS, AND THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS (M.R.P.) HE HAS BEEN THE LEADING ANTI GAULLIST CANDIDATE FOR THE PRESIDENCY SINCE FEBRUARY LAST YEAR, AND AFTER TODAY'S MEETING SAID: "I MUST CONSIDER THE POSITION."
    (IN SPEECHES THIS WEEK, PRESIDENT DE GAULLE SAID FRANCE MUST NO GO BACK TO THE DIVISIONS, "STUPID COMPETITIONS", AND "RIDICULOUS UNIONS" OF THE PAST).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACW4QOFO2QTK6TDY43J81Y091F
    Media URN:
    VLVACW4QOFO2QTK6TDY43J81Y091F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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