• Short Summary

    Tension in the Basque country has been rising in the last few days, as Basque Nationalists celebrate their "National Day" on April 11th.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV Main street in Bilbao
    0.03

    2.
    GTV Police arrest man & two women & take them to van
    0.18

    3.
    SV Police in square
    0.24

    4.
    GV Police van moving off
    0.28

    5.
    GTV More people arrested
    0.34

    6.
    LV Bystanders in square
    0.37

    7.
    GTV Another man arrested
    0.44

    8.
    GTV Police van arrives
    0.48

    9.
    LV Policeman talking to bystander PAN TO others walking towards police bus & being questioned
    1.07

    10.
    GTV Other police watching from across the road
    1.11

    11.
    GTV Arrested people climb into bus
    1.22



    Initials SGM/0237 SGM/0255



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Tension in the Basque country has been rising in the last few days, as Basque Nationalists celebrate their "National Day" on April 11th. Police expected there to be a big demonstration in Bilbao by Basque sympathizers, but though there were an unusually large number of people in the streets, they were apparently deterred from demonstrating by the large number of armed policemen present in the city.

    There has been comparative peace in the north of Spain since the controversy earlier this year over the trial of 16 Basques at Burgos.

    This film was shot by Visnews cameraman, Michael Gore. Police arrested several tourists taking photos of them, and our cameraman had to hide in an apartment building to film the various scenes of police activity shortly after Easter Sunday mass.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3BM3NN3XIHZK3SZPBVZBWNKNP
    Media URN:
    VLVA3BM3NN3XIHZK3SZPBVZBWNKNP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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