• Short Summary

    SOME 120,000 NEW YORKERS TOOK PART IN THE TRADITIONAL ST.PATRICK'S DAY MARCH THROUGH THE CITY?

  • Description

    SOME 120,000 NEW YORKERS TOOK PART IN THE TRADITIONAL ST.PATRICK'S DAY MARCH THROUGH THE CITY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), 24 HOURS BEFORE THE DAY ITSELF.VIRTUALLY EVERY IRISH-AMERICAN SOCIETY IN NEW YORK WAS REPRESENTED.ALSO MARCHING WERE 76 HOSTESSES FROM ARE LINGUS (IRISH AIRLINES), A U.S.AIR FORCE DRILL TEAM, AS WELL AS CONTINGENTS FROM THE POLICE, FIRE BRIGADE, SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.

    ST.PATRICK'S DAY EVERY YEAR CALLS FOR WILD CELEBRATIONS AMONG IRISH FOLK AROUND THE WORLD, BUT THE WILDEST, PERHAPS, ARE IN NEW YORK -- BEACHHEAD OF THE BIG WAVE OF IRISH IMMIGRANTS ALMOST A CENTURY AGO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1II5BOK8LOY7LXL0K1XBQW5
    Media URN:
    VLVA1II5BOK8LOY7LXL0K1XBQW5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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