• Short Summary

    Two of the four crew members of the protest boats, Fri and Spirit Of Peace which sailed into the nuclear test zone of Mururoa Atoll returned to Auckland, New Zealand on 17 July for "personal reasons".

  • Description

    Two of the four crew members of the protest boats, Fri and Spirit Of Peace which sailed into the nuclear test zone of Mururoa Atoll returned to Auckland, New Zealand on 17 July for "personal reasons". Interviewed after heir arrival, Graham Marrat, the Fri's radio operator said they were "buzzed" by French planes but suffered no real harassment. They sailed within 20-miles of the atoll. Since the interview the Fri has been towed out of the area by the French. Spirit of Peace owner Clive Dasler said the crew would protest non-violently if the boast was taken over by the French Navy.

    Four of the protestors on the peace boats FRI (pronounced FREE) and Spirit of Pease in the Mururoa atomic testing grounds have returned to Auckland, New Zealand, after a long vigil at sea. A relief crew has been cent to man the two vessels as reports indicate the French nuclear t??? are immi???ent.

    Two of the men, Clive Dasler, owner of Spirit of Peace, and Mark Ro???iou were at pea for 75 days around Maruroa atoll. The other two, Murray Glue and Gra???am Marrott protested in the boats for 100 days.

    They returned for personal and business reasons.

    In Auokland they were interviewed by Tom Scott:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1IQMMAK1NMYPEQ0S9CQJP3F1T
    Media URN:
    VLVA1IQMMAK1NMYPEQ0S9CQJP3F1T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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