• Short Summary

    FOR THE FOURTH DAY TODAY (SUNDAY), QUEUES OF CARS HAVE BEEN HELD UP ON THE BORDER BETWEEN EAST AND WEST BERLIN.

  • Description

    FOR THE FOURTH DAY TODAY (SUNDAY), QUEUES OF CARS HAVE BEEN HELD UP ON THE BORDER BETWEEN EAST AND WEST BERLIN.SOME OF THE DELAYS, AS EAST GERMAN GUARDS CHECKED THE LONG LINES OF TRAFFIC, LASTED EIGHT HOURS.

    AGAIN, HUNDREDS OF CARS GOING THROUGH TO THE EAST SIDE WERE INVOLVED.THE CHECKS WERE THOROUGH AND SLOW, BUT TRAFFIC HEADING FOR WEST GERMANY FLOWED THROUGH THE CHECKPOINTS WITHOUT DELAY.

    THE DELAYS ARE PART OF EAST GERMAN MEASURES OVER THE HOLDING OF THE WEST GERMAN LOWER HOUSE (BUNDESTAG) AND CABINET IN WEST BERLIN ON WEDNESDAY.HERR WILLI BRANDT, THE MAYOR OF WEST BERLIN AND A MEMBER OF THE LOWER HOUSE, TRIED USING THE AUTOBA TODAY AND WAS TURNED BACK BY THE EAST GERMAN BORDER GUARDS.HE CALLED IT A PIECE OF BOUNDLESS IMPUDENCE, AND TOOK AN AIRCRAFT TO CONTINUE HIS JOURNEY.

    (MEETINGS BY CABINET MINISTERS OF WEST GERMANY HAVE BEEN HELD IRREGULARLY IN WEST BERLIN SINCE MR.KHRUSHCHEV'S BERLIN ULTIMATUM IN 1958 BUT THERE WAS ONE HELD LAST JANUARY.TONIGHT, AN EAST GERMAN GOVERNMENT REGULATION WAS ISSUED PROHIBITING ALL WEST GERMAN PARLIAMENTARIANS AND OTHERS PLANNING TO ATTEND THE MEETINGS FROM TRAVELLING TO AND FROM WEST BERLIN ON EAST GERMAN ROADS AND RAILWAYS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1BUZYZ2D9H6IFVVDXRP68DSUK
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BUZYZ2D9H6IFVVDXRP68DSUK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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