A large crowd is addressed by Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas from the Guatemalan Presidential Palace, following 1954coup d' etat
Guatemala Date:1954 Duration:2 min 2 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A large crowd in front of the Presidential Palace, following coup d' etat , in Guatemala. Some people in crowd hold umbrellas. Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas and other important people stand on balcony along with press photographers and journalists. Carlos Castillo Armas speaks to the crowd. Crowd cheers and raise hands. A group of smiling soldiers is seen. They wear armbands with a symbol looking like a crossed "p" or the letter "f." A group of officials, including a Roman Catholic Priest, sit around in a wood-paneled room. The Priest stands and speaks to the group. A Guatemalan official speaks with U.S. Ambassador John Peurifoy.
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