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    THE DIRECTOR OF A FRENCH WEEKLY TELEVISION MAGAZINE, M. LECLERC, EXPRESSED HIS CONTEMPT OF A?

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    THE DIRECTOR OF A FRENCH WEEKLY TELEVISION MAGAZINE, M. LECLERC, EXPRESSED HIS CONTEMPT OF A NEW PROGRAMME ON TELEVISION TODAY (TUESDAY) BY CEREMONIOUSLY SMASHING A TELEVISION SET ON THE BALCONY OF HIS OFFICE IN THE CENTRE OF PARIS. M. LECLERC HAD EARLIER ANNOUNCED THAT HE WOULD DROP THE TELEVISION SET FROM THE BALCONY, BUT THE POLICE PREVENTED HIM FROM DOING THIS FOR FEAR OF INJURY TO PASSERS-BY.

    AS A CROWD GATHERED BELOW, MR. LECLERC USED N EXE TO SMASH THE TELEVISION SET ON THE FIFTH FLOOR BALCONY OF THE BUILDING. THE VARIETY PROGRAMME HE OBJECTS TO WAS INTRODUCED TO VIEWERS ON MONDAY. IT INCLUDES SCENES ESPECIALLY DESIGNED TO SHOCK. ONE SCENE DEPICTED A "BABY" WRAPPED IN CELLOPHANE BEING PUT INTO A MEAT MINCING MACHINE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5UGL5S2M166YMIREVZ90PIC5B
    Media URN:
    VLVA5UGL5S2M166YMIREVZ90PIC5B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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