• Short Summary

    IN FRANCE, THE MILITARY COURTROOM, WHERE THE TRIAL OF 15 MEN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING TO ASSASSINATE PRESIDENT DE GAULLE IS DRAWING TO ITS END, WAS EVACUATED TO DAY (FRIDAY) AFTER AN ANONYMOUS TELEPHONE CALL SAYING IT WOULD BE BLOWN UP.

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN FROM BARRACKS AND COURTHOUSE TO TWO POLICEMEN
    0.03

    2.
    CU SIGN "TERRAIN MILITAIRE" PAN ARMY TRUCKS PASS
    0.09

    3.
    GV TRUCKS DRIVE OFF
    0.15

    4.
    SCU POLICE WITH SIEN GUNS
    0.21

    5.
    GV POLICE VAN
    0.23

    6.
    LV POLICEMAN ON GUARD AT BARRACK GATES TO COURTHOUSE
    0.28



    Initials JRG/S/MGT/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN FRANCE, THE MILITARY COURTROOM, WHERE THE TRIAL OF 15 MEN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING TO ASSASSINATE PRESIDENT DE GAULLE IS DRAWING TO ITS END, WAS EVACUATED TO DAY (FRIDAY) AFTER AN ANONYMOUS TELEPHONE CALL SAYING IT WOULD BE BLOWN UP.THE TRIAL IS BEING HELD IN A BARRACKS JUST OUTSIDE PARIS.

    POLICE PRECAUTIONS HAD ALREADY BEEN STEPPED UP FOLLOWING THE STILL MYSTERIOUS CAPTURE OF THE OAS LEADER, COLONEL ARGOUD (1411/63).TODAY'S WARNING CAME DURING A RECESS, BUT WITH THE BOMB, SUPPOSED TO GO OFF IN 15 MINUTES, POLICE TOOK NO CHANCES.

    AFTER SEARCHING EVERYONE IN THE BUILDING AS WELL AS THE COURTROOM, THEY FOUND NOTHING.

    IN FRANCE TOO TODAY THERE WERE MORE REPORTS THAT M.GEORGES BIDAULT, A FORMER FRENCH PRIME MINISTER, IS IN HIDING IN LONDON, AND THAT FRENCH AGENTS HAD TRIED TO KIDNAP HIM.M.BIDAULT, THE OUTLAWED LEADER OF AN ORGANISATION FOR A FRENCH ALGERIA, HAS BEEN ON THE RUN FOR A YEAR.SCOTLAND YARD HOWEVER DENY ANY KNOWLEDGE THAT HE IS IN LONDON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEYSJ2E4D6LZB6HQU9WLMT7PHC
    Media URN:
    VLVAEYSJ2E4D6LZB6HQU9WLMT7PHC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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