• Short Summary

    LEADERS OF THE ISRAELI NATIONALIST HERUT PARTY, AND ABOUT 200 SUPPORTERS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) STAGED A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE FORMER WEST GERMAN DEFENCE MINISTER, HERR STRAUSS, AS HE ARRIVED AT LYDDA AIRPORT.

  • Description

    LEADERS OF THE ISRAELI NATIONALIST HERUT PARTY, AND ABOUT 200 SUPPORTERS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) STAGED A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE FORMER WEST GERMAN DEFENCE MINISTER, HERR STRAUSS, AS HE ARRIVED AT LYDDA AIRPORT.

    A STRICT SECURITY BLACKOUT KEPT DETAILS OF THE ARRIVAL FROM ALL EXCEPT GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. A FEW JOURNALISTS AND CAMERAMEN WERE SELECTED AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PRESS CORPS - ALL OTHERS WERE EXCLUDED FORM THE ARRIVAL CEREMONIES WHICH TOOK PLACE 24 HOURS LATER THAN EXPECTED.

    AT THE AIRPORT, FORMER CONCENTRATION CAMP VICTIMS AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO HAD SUFFERED UNDER THE NAZI REGIME, WAVED PLACARDS AND SHOUTED DEMANDS THAT HE SHOULD RETURN HOME AS HERR STRAUSS CAME DOWN THE AIRCRAFT STEPS TO BE GREETED BY ISRAEL'S DEPUTY DEFENCE MINISTER, MR. PERES.

    HERR STRAUSS IS VISITING ISRAEL AS THE GUEST OF THE PRIME MINISTER MR. BEN-GURION. LEFT-AND RIGHT-WING PARTIES AND ELEMENTS OF GOVERNMENT COALITION PARTIES HAVE OPPOSED THE VISIT, DUE TO LAST 12 DAYS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1D1GP90VESEX57Q39KVLMOB2A
    Media URN:
    VLVA1D1GP90VESEX57Q39KVLMOB2A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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