• Short Summary

    MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS WAITED FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR AT MELBOURNE AIRPORT FOR THE ARRIVAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN CRICKET TEAM.

  • Description

    MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS WAITED FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR AT MELBOURNE AIRPORT FOR THE ARRIVAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN CRICKET TEAM.ARMED WITH BANNERS, THE STUDENTS PLANNED A PROTEST AGAINST THE POLICY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN PRIME MINISTER, DR.VERWOERD.PAMPHLETS DISTRIBUTED AT THE AIRPORT CLAIMED APARTHEID WAS NOT CRICKET.

    THE SOUTH AFRICAN CRICKETERS LEFT THE AIRPORT BY A SIDE-DOOR, AWAY FROM THE DEMONSTRATORS.THE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, WHEN TOLD THE TEAM HAD GONE BEGAN SHOUTING AND CARRIED THEIR BANNERS OF PROTEST ALONG THE ROAD OUTSIDE THE TERMINAL.

    LATER, THE STUDENTS LEFT MELBOURNE AIRPORT TO PICKET A CITY HOTEL WHERE THE CRICKETERS ARE STAYING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA34LVPAPHEPTKZOTMXW7GMHS0M
    Media URN:
    VLVA34LVPAPHEPTKZOTMXW7GMHS0M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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