• Short Summary

    HUGE CROWDS OF DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF YOKOSUKA ON SUNDAY PROTESTING AGAINST PROPOSALS THAT US NUCLEAR-POWERED SUBMARINES SHOULD BE BASED IN JAPAN.

  • Description

    HUGE CROWDS OF DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF YOKOSUKA ON SUNDAY PROTESTING AGAINST PROPOSALS THAT US NUCLEAR-POWERED SUBMARINES SHOULD BE BASED IN JAPAN.

    MANY STUDENTS WERE IN THE CROWD, CONSERVATIVELY ESTIMATED AT 25,000.THEY MARCHED PAST THE MAIN GATE OF THE U.S.NAVAL BASE IN YOKOSUKA AND UNDER A BANNER WELCOMING THE AMERICAN SAILORS WHICH HAD BEEN STRETCHED ACROSS THE STREET.ABOUT 1,000 JAPANESE POLICEMEN WERE DEPLOYED TO KEEP THE DEMONSTRATION UNDER CONTROL.

    THE JAPANESE PEACE COUNCIL SPONSORED THE PROTEST, AND SEVERAL TOP COMMUNIST PARTY OFFICIALS ADDRESSED THE CROWD AT A RALLY BEFORE LEADING THEM ON THE MARCH.THE SOCIALIST PARTY GENERAL COUNCIL OF LABOUR UNIONS REFUSED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DEMONSTRATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA608J66L6OLYUPBGI85SYJXMWH
    Media URN:
    VLVA608J66L6OLYUPBGI85SYJXMWH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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