• Short Summary

    One million people took to the streets of Teheran today (1 April) to celebrate the third anniversary of the creation of the Islamic Republic of Iran -- and also to mark the military victory over Iraq.

  • Description

    TEHERAN, IRAN (1, APRIL, 1982) (REUTERS - Mahmoud Oskoui)

    TV Troops march in parade carrying banners as crowds cheer (3 shots)
    CU Flag showing cartoon of Statue of Liberty and portraits of Ayatollah Khomeini
    TV Tumultuous crowds gathered in square
    CU Guard on rooftop with automatic weapon
    TV Photographs of war dead carried by women in black
    CU War wounded holding portraits of Ayatollah
    SV Ayatollah Khomeini's son Ahmad Khomeini on platform waving
    GV Soldiers and crowds chanting slogans
    CU Boy soldier
    SV Prime Minister Mirhossein Mousavi at microphone cheered by crowds
    SV PAN War wounded in wheelchairs and crowds chanting

    Background: One million people took to the streets of Teheran today (1 April) to celebrate the third anniversary of the creation of the Islamic Republic of Iran -- and also to mark the military victory over Iraq. It was a military occasion, with troops marching and many war wounded gathered round the speakers's platform in Teheran's Imam Houssein Square. From here, Prime Minister Houssein Moussavi and the son of Ayatollah Khomeini, Ahmed Khomeini, addressed the huge rally. Ahmed Khomeini read a message from his father, calling on Islamic countries to confront Israel militarily.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5X1DU1SNY0KGRLNXCD92M7RS5
    Media URN:
    VLVA5X1DU1SNY0KGRLNXCD92M7RS5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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