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CIA/Japan Radio News Film on Ho Chi Minh [Reel 3 of 5]

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Summary
No sound. Cadres in trucks on parade. Demonstrators follow on foot, carrying signs. People stop to sign papers. Traveling a country road by car; shots out front and side. Remnants of a destroyed bridge lay in the river. Work at a construction site (perhaps preparations for bridge reconstruction). More shots from a car. People gather in a town, photographs of weapons are displayed. Military figures speak in a packed auditorium. Demolition and diving equipment are shown. These are perhaps American in origin. People stop to listen to loudspeaker announcement. More shots of the large auditorium. People are listening to speeches or testimony from young men.
Topics
Demonstrations, War and society, Civil engineering, Bridges, Parades
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