• Short Summary

    SEVERAL THOUSAND DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH PARIS YESTERDAY (JULY 20) IN SUPPORT OF THE LATEST NORTH VIETNAMESE PEACE PLAN FOR INDO-CHINA.

  • Description

    1.
    GV DEMONSTRATORS CARRYING FLAGS AND BANNERS OF INDOCHINA (2 SHOTS)
    0.16

    2.
    SV COMMUNIST PARTY OFFICIAL DUCLES LEADING DEMONSTRATORS (SHORTEST MAN IN SUIT IN FOREGROUND)
    0.26

    3.
    GV DEMONSTRATOR'S WITH BANNERS ALONG STREET (5 SHOTS)
    1.02



    Initials OS/2346 OS/2355



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    Background: SEVERAL THOUSAND DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH PARIS YESTERDAY (JULY 20) IN SUPPORT OF THE LATEST NORTH VIETNAMESE PEACE PLAN FOR INDO-CHINA. THE MARCH ALSO MARKED THE 17TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GENEVA AGREEMENT ON INDO-CHINA. IT WAS CALLED FOR BY 42 ORGANISATIONS INCLUDING COMMUNISTS, SOCIALISTS AND TRADE UNIONS. NO VIOLENCE OR ARRESTS WERE REPORTED.

    SYNOPSIS: SEVERAL THOUSAND DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF PARIS YESTERDAY IN SUPPORT OF THE NORTH VIETNAMESE PEACE PLAN FOR INDO-CHINA. THE MARCH, LED BY TOP COMMUNIST PARTY OFFICIAL MONSIEUR DUCLES, WAS CALLED FOR BY 42 SOCIALIST, COMMUNIST AND TRADE UNION ORGANISATIONS.

    THE PEACE PLAN, WHICH THE MARCHERS CALLED UPON THE UNITED STATES TO ACCEPT, INCLUDES PROVISION FOR THE RELEASE OF AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN NORTH VIETNAM -- ON THE SAME DAY THAT U.S. TROOPS IN SOUTH VIETNAM FINALLY PULL OUT. NEGOTIATORS AT THE CURRENT PARIS PEACE TALKS A RE STILL DISCUSSING IT. THE MARCH, MEANWHILE, WAS ALSO HELD TO MARK THE 17 ANNIVERSARY OF THE GENEVA AGREEMENT ON INDO-CHINA, WHICH BROUGHT THAT WAR TO AN END IN 1954 -- AFTER NEARLY EIGHT YEARS OF FIGHTING. AMERICA, ALTHOUGH NOT ONE OF THE SIGNATORIES, HAD PROMISED TO OBSERVE ITS PROVISIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1H6JXOH5G5CLL6GQS7S326INI
    Media URN:
    VLVA1H6JXOH5G5CLL6GQS7S326INI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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