• Short Summary

    THE SEVENTH WORLD CONFERENCE AGAINST ATOMIC AND HYDROGEN BOMBS OPENED AUG 12 IN TOKYO, WITH A 4,000-STRONG "PEACH MARCH," THROUGH THE CITY.

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    THE SEVENTH WORLD CONFERENCE AGAINST ATOMIC AND HYDROGEN BOMBS OPENED AUG 12 IN TOKYO, WITH A 4,000-STRONG "PEACH MARCH," THROUGH THE CITY. FOREIGN COUNTRIES REPRESENTED INCLUDED COMMUNIST CHINA, THE SOVIET UNION, EAST GERMANY, LAOS, AUSTRALIA, ALGERIA, THE SUDAN AND THE UNITED STATES.

    THE "PEACE MARCHERS" CARRIED PLACARDS THROUGH TOKYO STREETS READING "NO MORE HIROSHIMAS," "AMERICA KEEP HANDS OFF OTHER COUNTRIES," AND "SCRAP NUCLEAR WEAPONS." AFRO-ASIANS AMONG DELEGATES CALLED FOR A STRONGER STAND AGAINST U.S.A "IMPERIALISM" AND "KENNEDY WAR-MONGERING."
    THE AGENDA FOR THE CONFERENCE INCLUDED RESOLUTIONS CALLING FOR A BAN AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS, TOTAL DISARMAMENT, AND END TO MILITARY ALLIANCES AND THE CLOSURE OF MILITARY BASES ON FOREIGN SOIL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6B5YQ2DAZ43EQ14VVHSO9OS65
    Media URN:
    VLVA6B5YQ2DAZ43EQ14VVHSO9OS65
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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