• Short Summary

    TUCKED AWAY IN A SIDE-STREET OF A LONDON WORKING-CLASS SUBURB IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE COMMITTEE OF 100?, ORGANISERS OF BRITISH ANTI-NUCLEAR MOVEMENT.

  • Description

    TUCKED AWAY IN A SIDE-STREET OF A LONDON WORKING-CLASS SUBURB IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE COMMITTEE OF 100?, ORGANISERS OF BRITISH ANTI-NUCLEAR MOVEMENT. HERE AMID TELEPHONES, PILES OF PAMPHLETS AND DUPLICATORS, COMMITTEE MEMBERS ARE PLANNING A MASS BAN-THE- BOMB DEMONSTRATION IN CENTRAL LONDON, SEPTEMBER 17 - DESPITE A POLICE BAN.

    POLICE FEAR THE DEMONSTRATORS MAY START THEIR PROTEST DURING A BATTLE OF BRITAIN THANKSGIVING CEREMONY IN LONDON'S TRAFALGAR SQUARE THE SAME DAY. ALL POLICE LEAVE HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN THE CITY, AND HUNDREDS OF POLICE WILL BE ON DUTY IN CASE OF TROUBLE FROM THE 10,000 DEMONSTRATORS EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE RALLY.

    THE ANTI-NUCLEAR COMMITTEE HAVE PLEDGED THAT THE DEMONSTRATION WILL BE NON-VIOLENT AND HAVE URGED THEIR SUPPORTERS NOT TO RESIST IF ARRESTED. THE PROTEST WILL TAKE THE FORM OF A MARCH FROM TRAFALGAR SQUARE, ENDING IN A MASS "SIT DOWN" IN PARLIAMENT SQUARE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA58MPMSTKOTQM5LNK6YBKO3ODF
    Media URN:
    VLVA58MPMSTKOTQM5LNK6YBKO3ODF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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