• Short Summary

    BAN THE BOMB CAMPAIGNERS, BELONGING TO THE COMMITTEE OF 100 WHOSE LEADER IS BERTRAND RUSSELL, PHILOSOPHER AND PEER, DISRUPTED THE ANNUAL MAY DAY RALLY IN LONDON ORGANISED BY THE BRITISH (OPPOSITION) LABOUR PARTY, MAY 6.

  • Description

    BAN THE BOMB CAMPAIGNERS, BELONGING TO THE COMMITTEE OF 100 WHOSE LEADER IS BERTRAND RUSSELL, PHILOSOPHER AND PEER, DISRUPTED THE ANNUAL MAY DAY RALLY IN LONDON ORGANISED BY THE BRITISH (OPPOSITION) LABOUR PARTY, MAY 6.

    THE ANTI-BOMB DEMONSTRATORS CONTINUALLY HECKLED AND SHOUTED DOWN LABOUR PARTY SPEAKERS, AND WHEN THE MAIN SPEAKER, PARTY DEPUTY LEADER MR. GEORGE BROWN, STARTED TO SPEAK PANDEMONIUM BROKE OUT.

    MR. BROWN TRIED IN VAIN TO MAKE HIMSELF HEARD OVER THE RALLY LOUDSPEAKERS AND THE SHOUTS OF THE DEMONSTRATORS: "BAN THE BOMB - DOWN WITH GAITSKELL (LABOUR PARTY LEADER WHO SUPPORTS BRITAIN'S NUCLEAR BOMB POLICY)."
    FINALLY, MR. BROWN HAD TO CLOSE THE RALLY - ON A POLICE REQUEST AS THERE WAS A DANGER OF PEOPLE BEING INJURED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3DCC9S0SAI80SFAW3E24OU1CI
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DCC9S0SAI80SFAW3E24OU1CI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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