Vietnam War Fall of Saigon

Vietnam War Fall of Saigon

Opposition deputies and senators stage a 24-our sit-in hunger strike on the steps of the national assembly to protest what they term ?the corrupt, inefficient and oppressive administration? of President Nguyen Van Thieu in Saigon, South Vietnam, Feb. 10, 1975. One senator hoists a placard with defaced photo of Thieu which says: ?If Thieu still remains in power, there will still exist war, poverty and starvation. Mr. Thieu must resign.? Banner says:? Opposition deputies ad senators of the national assembly stage a 24-hour hunger strike ?to pray for peace, think of people who are poor and starving, protest President Thieu oppressing opposition, closing down of newspapers, jailing newsmen.? (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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February 10, 1975 12:00:00 AM
March 03, 2010 02:38:39 PM
Nick Ut
AP
ASSOCIATED PRESS
19119
1982 x 3000 4.41 MB
Protests and demonstrations, Political and civil unrest, General news, Vietnam War, Hunger strikes
Saigon, VIETNAM
APHS299509
STF
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