• Short Summary

    CHRISTMAS TIME - FOR MANY A TIME OF PLENTY AND GOODWILL. BUT AS MILLIONS THROUGHOUT?

  • Description

    CHRISTMAS TIME - FOR MANY A TIME OF PLENTY AND GOODWILL. BUT AS MILLIONS THROUGHOUT CHRISTENDOM ARE CELEBRATING, A GROUP OF DANES IN COPENHAGEN CHOSE THE SEASON OF CHRISTMAS TO REMIND PEOPLE THAT MILLIONS IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD ARE STARVING.

    ON DECEMBER 23RD TEN DANES ENTERED COPENHAGEN'S CITY SQUARE AND STARTED A SIT DOWN PROTEST ON BEHALF OF NEEDY AND STARVING PEOPLE. BUT ESPECIALLY IN THE UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES.

    THE PROTESTERS WILL CARRY OUT THEIR SILENT VIGIL UNTIL NEW YEAR'S EVE. CAMP BEDS AND SLEEPING BAGS ARE BROUGHT ALONG TO HELP THEM ENDURE THEIR STAY, BUT FOR THEM, CHRISTMAS IS A TIME FOR REMEMBERING THOSE WHO ARE LESS FORTUNATE, WHO WHEN NEW YEAR COMES WILL NOT BE BOTHERED ABOUT EXTRA INCHES ON THE WAIST FROM OVER-EATING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA633ENUBT98EYA2TF5AOGIZRSR
    Media URN:
    VLVA633ENUBT98EYA2TF5AOGIZRSR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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