General Salan receives life sentence for crimes of Secret Army in Algeria.
Title reads: "Salan trial rocks France".
Salan trial shocks France - chief defence counsel Maitre Tixier-Vignancourt reduces former General Salan's sentence from death to life imprisonment for crimes in Algeria. Panning shot down the Palace of Justice showing guards marching into it. L/S people arriving. Panning shot Salan's lawyer Monsieur Tixier-Vignancourt arriving. M/S as he walks up the steps to the court. Panning shot a woman arrives. M/S group of pressmen at night. M/S pressmen photographing people as they leave the court. Panning shot the lawyer leaving the court. M/S as he hugs a friend. M/S pressmen crowded round the lawyers. M/S lawyer and his assistant giving the victory sign. M/S Ex-General Raoul Salan in docks, he adjusts his tie and looks nervous.