• Short Summary

    May Day in Tokyo May 1 attracted an estimated 500,000 people to the City's Meiji Park - a record May Day rally attendance.

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    May Day in Tokyo May 1 attracted an estimated 500,000 people to the City's Meiji Park - a record May Day rally attendance.

    Dancing, singing and placard carrying were the highlights of the celebrations. Incidents were few - most come from students with a shout against the Government over the renewed US-Japan security pact.

    Kisewhere in Japan with an estimated 8M people participating in May Day rallies a general good honour prevailed despite fears of clashes between students and workers following recent students' attempts to participate in trade union activities.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4HL48638HIKNRZIGVKPZQII65
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HL48638HIKNRZIGVKPZQII65
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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