• Short Summary

    SIX STUDENTS WERE HUSTLED FROM THE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE HEARING IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AFTER CLAIMING THEIR RIGHT TO VISIT CUBA.

  • Description

    SIX STUDENTS WERE HUSTLED FROM THE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE HEARING IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AFTER CLAIMING THEIR RIGHT TO VISIT CUBA.THEY WERE EJECTED AFTER THE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, EDWIN WILLIS, A LOUISIANA DEMOCRAT, SHOUTED TO POLICE: "THROW THEM OUT".

    IT WAS THE SECOND BRAWL IN 24 HOURS.LATER FIVE OF THE DEMONSTRATORS WERE CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT.

    THE COMMITTEE IS INVESTIGATING A RECENT VISIT TO CUBA BY 58 STUDENTS WHO VISITED THERE ON THE INVITATION OF FIDEL CASTRO.THEY MADE THE TRIP IN DEFIANCE OF A UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT TRAVEL BAN.

    FIGHTING BROKE OUT YESTERDAY WHEN MR.WILLIS OBJECTED TO APPLAUSE WHEN A WITNESS SAID HE CONSIDERED IT HIS DUTY TO BREAK THE BAN.

    LATER THE STUDENTS ISSUED STATEMENT PROTESTING AGAINST THEIR EXCLUSION FROM THE COMMITTEE ROOMS WHILE SELF-STYLED NAZIS, LED BY THE U.S.NAZI LEADER, GEORGE LINCOLN ROCKWELL, WERE ALLOWED IN WEARING SWASTIKAS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2UFZFO9GOA6CCMCDBR8STJDHP
    Media URN:
    VLVA2UFZFO9GOA6CCMCDBR8STJDHP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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