• Short Summary

    IN THE UNIVERSITY TOWN OF LOUVAIN, BELGIUM TODAY, STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED IN THE STREETS, DEMANDING THAT THE UNIVERSITY BECOME EXCLUSIVELY FLEMISH-SPEAKING.

  • Description

    1.
    GV DEMONSTRATORS IN SQUARE
    0.08

    2.
    SV MAN ADDRESSING CROWD
    0.12

    3.
    GV DEMONSTRATORS SIT ON GROUND AND SING
    0.16

    4.
    SV PAN DITTO
    0.25

    5.
    SV DITTO
    0.39

    6.
    BV POLICE
    0.41

    7.
    SV STUDENTS SINGING AS THEY MARCH FROM SQUARE
    0.50

    8.
    GV STUDENTS CHANTING AND MARCHING IN STREET
    1.01

    9.
    SV DITTO
    1.07

    10.
    GV DITTO
    1.11



    Initials PW/V/RM/K



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN THE UNIVERSITY TOWN OF LOUVAIN, BELGIUM TODAY, STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED IN THE STREETS, DEMANDING THAT THE UNIVERSITY BECOME EXCLUSIVELY FLEMISH-SPEAKING.

    TODAY'S DEMONSTRATIONS WERE THE CLIMAX OF A MASS CAMPAIGN AIMED AT FORCING THE AUTHORITIES TO DECLARE LOUVAIN UNIVERSITY A FLEMISH-LANGUAGE INSTITUTION.

    IN MULTI-LANGUAGE BELGIUM, DISCUSSIONS ON THE FUTURE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE AT THE UNIVERSITY HAVE BEEN GOING ON FOR OVER A YEAR. NOW, THE STUDENTS ARE DEMANDING A DECISION.

    IN THE STREETS OF THE TOWN, STUDENTS PARADED WITH SANDWICH-BOARDS, POSTERS AND BANNERS AND HELD MEETINGS URGING THE AUTHORITIES TO MAKE THE DECISION SOON.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4FTYY3CW2UU4KAO12XXK63GWL
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FTYY3CW2UU4KAO12XXK63GWL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment