• Short Summary

    Thousands of demonstrators took part in protests throughout the United States yesterday (Wednesday May 5) on the first anniversary of the memorable student riots at Kent State and Jackson universities in which some students were shot dead by National Guardsmen.

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    Thousands of demonstrators took part in protests throughout the United States yesterday (Wednesday May 5) on the first anniversary of the memorable student riots at Kent State and Jackson universities in which some students were shot dead by National Guardsmen. Wednesday's protest -- aimed against U.S.involvement in the Vietnam war -- were closely watched by police, and arrests were made in several cities. This film records the protests in several centres, and is accompanied by voice-over-film commentaries by on-the-spot reporters. For translation purposes a transcript of these commentaries is included on this page.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4L23S867T1L3300JNB1LXS82W
    Media URN:
    VLVA4L23S867T1L3300JNB1LXS82W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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