• Short Summary

    AMERICAN VICE-PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON ARRIVING IN ICELAND ON MONDAY WAS CONFRONTED WITH PLACARDS READING: "WE WANT A NEUTRAL ICELAND," "NO FOREIGN BASES," "NO SUBMARINE BASES" " AWAY WITH MILITARY FORCES," "WE WANT ICELAND WITHOUT WEAPONS."
    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS ORGANIZED TO DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE WITHDRAWAL OF AMERICAN MILITARY FORCES FROM THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY BASE AT KEFLAVIK, 30 MILES FROM THE CAPITAL, REYKJAVIK.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CROWDS WITH BANNERS AND SLOGANS.
    0.02

    2.
    CU BANNER "WE WANT NEUTRAL ICELAND".
    0.04

    3.
    CU BANNER "NO SUBMARINE".
    0.07

    4.
    SV POLICE AND CROWD.
    0.10

    5.
    LV LYNDON JOHNSON'S CAR ARRIVES.
    0.16

    6.
    CU LYNDON JOHNSON OUT OF CAR.
    0.20

    7.
    CU PAN CROWD.
    0.22

    8.
    SV LYNDON JOHNSON WITH OTHER MEN WALK TOWARDS.
    0.25

    9.
    TV LYNDON JOHNSON WAVES TO CROWD.
    0.32

    10.
    CV CROWDS WITH SLOGANS.
    0.36

    11.
    SV PEOPLE WITH SLOGANS.
    0.39

    12.
    SV CROWDS SCUFFLING.
    0.43

    13.
    SV CROWDS MILLING.
    0.49

    14.
    SV & LV CROWD WITH SLOGAN.
    0.57

    15.
    GV CROWDS OUTSIDE HOTEL.
    1.02



    Initials JRG/S/JH/BB AK/S/JH/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AMERICAN VICE-PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON ARRIVING IN ICELAND ON MONDAY WAS CONFRONTED WITH PLACARDS READING: "WE WANT A NEUTRAL ICELAND," "NO FOREIGN BASES," "NO SUBMARINE BASES" " AWAY WITH MILITARY FORCES," "WE WANT ICELAND WITHOUT WEAPONS."
    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS ORGANIZED TO DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE WITHDRAWAL OF AMERICAN MILITARY FORCES FROM THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY BASE AT KEFLAVIK, 30 MILES FROM THE CAPITAL, REYKJAVIK.

    AS MR.JOHNSON AND HIS WIFE STARTED TOWARD THEIR HOTEL, WAITING CROWDS SURGED FORWARD.IT TOOK THE JOHNSONS 20 MINUTES TO REACH THE HOTEL DOOR.NUMBER OF SCUFFLES DEVELOPED IN THE CROWD.A LEADER OF THE UNION AGAINST OCCUPATION FORCES HIS WAY TO MR.JOHNSONS'S SIDE AND HANDED HIM A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR WITHDRAWAL OF ALL AMERICAN TROOPS FROM ICELAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3W8ZWYVPTPTWLJ42LWQREPL0D
    Media URN:
    VLVA3W8ZWYVPTPTWLJ42LWQREPL0D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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