• Short Summary

    THE DIVIDED CITY OF BERLIN TODAY JOINED WITH PEOPLE THROUGHOUT EUROPE IN THE TRADITIONAL CELEBRATION OF MAY DAY BUT THE FESTIVITIES PROVIDED AS MARKED A CONTRAST AS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO PARTS OF BERLIN ON EITHER SIDE OF THE WALL.

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    THE DIVIDED CITY OF BERLIN TODAY JOINED WITH PEOPLE THROUGHOUT EUROPE IN THE TRADITIONAL CELEBRATION OF MAY DAY BUT THE FESTIVITIES PROVIDED AS MARKED A CONTRAST AS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO PARTS OF BERLIN ON EITHER SIDE OF THE WALL.

    IN WEST BERLIN, HERR WILLIE BRANDT, LED THOUSANDS OF THE WESTERN CITY'S PEOPLE AT A RALLY, ADDRESSED BY THE FEDERAL GERMAN CHANCELLOR. GATHERED UNDER BANNERS CALLING FOR UNITY, PEACE AND FREEDOM, IT DIFFERED VIVIDLY WITH THE CELEBRATION OF MAY DAY, IN EAST BERLIN, WHERE GOOSE-STEPPING TROOPS LED A PARADE OF ARMED MIGHT THROUGH THE CITY.

    THE MILITARY ADMINISTRATION IN THE WESTERN SECTOR DESCRIBED THE PARADE AS BEING IN DIRECT CONTRAVENTION OF THE QUADRILATERAL STATUS OF THE CITY WHICH FORBIDS BLATANT DEMONSTRATIONS OF MILITARY MIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA50EVKUN28L9VW9EJF3PK6KI63
    Media URN:
    VLVA50EVKUN28L9VW9EJF3PK6KI63
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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