• Short Summary

    ANOTHER 53,000 WEST BERLINERS POURED THROUGH THE BERLIN WALL TODAY. (SATURDAY), -- AND WITH THEM WENT THE BODY OF PAUL SCHULTZ, WHO WAS SHOT BY EAST BERLIN BORDER GUARDS WHILE CLIMBING OVER THE WALL INTO WEST BERLIN ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

  • Description

    ANOTHER 53,000 WEST BERLINERS POURED THROUGH THE BERLIN WALL TODAY. (SATURDAY), -- AND WITH THEM WENT THE BODY OF PAUL SCHULTZ, WHO WAS SHOT BY EAST BERLIN BORDER GUARDS WHILE CLIMBING OVER THE WALL INTO WEST BERLIN ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

    THOUSANDS LINED THE ROUTE AS THE WEST BERLIN HEARSE. CARRYING THE BODY OF THE 18-YEAR-OLD YOUTH, MADE ITS WAY TO THE HEINRICH HEINE STRASSE CROSSING POINT, ESCORTED BY POLICE MOTOR-CYCLISTS. IT PASSED THROUGH THE CHECK POINT WITHOUT ANY OF THE USUAL FORMALITIES.

    IN EAST BERLIN. THE BODY WAS TRANSFERRED TO AN EAST GERMAN HEARSE FOR THE JOURNEY TO NEUBRANDBURG, SCHULTZ'S HOME TOWN WHERE HE WILL BE BURIED. THE SIMPLE OAK COFFIN WAS DECORATED WITH A WREATH OF RED CARNATIONS.

    (IN WEST BERLIN THIS EVENING. ABOUT 300 YOUTHS GATHERED AT THE POINT ALONG THE WALL WHERE SCHULTZ WAS FATALLY WOUNDED. THEY CARRIED BANNERS WITH SLOGANS LIKE "UNITED NATIONS - WE NEED ACTION". AND "HOW LONG ARE WE TO LOOK ON." ALSO FROM BERLIN TODAY. CAME STRONG RUMOURS FROM EAST GERMAN POLITICIANS AND PRESS THAT THE PASS SYSTEM MIGHT BE EXTENDED BEYOND NEXT WEEKEND BY NEGOTIATION.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1SNPS72T3QLJNBB93GYCRR8CK
    Media URN:
    VLVA1SNPS72T3QLJNBB93GYCRR8CK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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