• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED IN THE GARE DE L'EST IN PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) AGAINST THE DRAFTING FOR MILITARY SERVICE OF 11 OF THEIR COLLEAGUES.

  • Description

    HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED IN THE GARE DE L'EST IN PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) AGAINST THE DRAFTING FOR MILITARY SERVICE OF 11 OF THEIR COLLEAGUES. DESPITE THE DEMONSTRATION, SIX OF THE ELEVEN STUDENTS DRAFTED LEFT FROM THE RAILWAY STATION AS PLANNED TO BEGIN THEIR MILITARY SERVICE.

    OUTSIDE THE STATION HUNDREDS OF POLICE CARRIED OUT A MASSIVE IDENTITY CHECK TO PREVENT THE STUDENTS FROM HOLDING UP THE DEPARTURE OF THEIR SIX COLLEAGUES. MINOR SCUFFLES BROKE OUT AS POLICE STOPPED ALL PASSENGERS-BY AND TOOK AWAY ABOUT 100 PEOPLE -- MAINLY YOUNG AND LONG-HAIRED -- FOR QUESTIONING.

    EARLIER STUDENTS HAD SMASHED A WINDOW OF AN ARMY RECRUITING CENTRE IN PARIS AND IN PROTEST AGAINST THE DRAFTING OF THE 11 MEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5SKDSJ4LPYH1VFBFHHFDS2UT5
    Media URN:
    VLVA5SKDSJ4LPYH1VFBFHHFDS2UT5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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