• Short Summary

    PARIS RETURNED TO ITS NORMAL BUSY PACE, FEB 14, THE DAY AFTER THE FUNERAL OF THE RIOT VICTIMS, WHICH WAS MARKED BY A GENERAL STRIKE.

  • Description

    PARIS RETURNED TO ITS NORMAL BUSY PACE, FEB 14, THE DAY AFTER THE FUNERAL OF THE RIOT VICTIMS, WHICH WAS MARKED BY A GENERAL STRIKE.STREETS AND AVENUES IN THE CITY WERE FILLED WITH THE USUAL HEAVY TRAFFIC PRESENTING A MARKED CONTRAST TO THE DAY BEFORE WHEN THE FRENCH CAPITAL WAS AT A STANDSTILL.

    NEWSPAPER SELLERS DID A BRISK BUSINESS IN THE MORNING AFTER BEING ABSENT FOR A DAY.ALL THE PAPERS CARRIED A REPORT OF THE FUNERAL AND THE SUCCESS OF THE STRIKE AS THEIR MAIN STORIES.

    IN THE EVENING THE QUIET OF THE CITY WAS SHATTERED BY A GRENADE EXPLOSION IN THE CHAMPS ELYSEE.THE GRENADE WAS THROWN INTO A CROWDED RESTAURANT BY TWO YOUTHS ON A MOTOR SCOOTER.THREE PEOPLE WERE INJURED, ONE OF THEM SERIOUSLY.AT THE TIME THE BELGIAN AMBASSADOR TO PARIS, BARON MARCEL-HENRIX JAGPAR, WAS IN THE RESTAURANT BUT HE ESCAPED INJURY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4VF779P43AOH0C61F2EQCCDHS
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VF779P43AOH0C61F2EQCCDHS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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