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    MR. CHRISTOPHER ROWLAND, THE BRITISH LABOUR PARLIAMENTARIAN WHO WAS ASSAULTED AND ABUSED DURING A MEETING?

  • Description

    MR. CHRISTOPHER ROWLAND, THE BRITISH LABOUR PARLIAMENTARIAN WHO WAS ASSAULTED AND ABUSED DURING A MEETING AT A SALISBURY HOTEL ON WEDNESDAY HAS COMMENTED THAT THE BEHAVIOUR OF THE AUDIENCE WAS NOT UNEXPECTED. MR. ROWLAND, AND TWO OTHER BRITISH LABOUR POLITICIANS, DOCTOR JEREMY BRAY AND MR. DAVIED ENNALS, WERE ABUSED AND HECKLED THROUGHOUT THE TWO HOURS THEY ATTEMPT TO SPEAK AT THE MEETING. THEY HAD TO BE ESCORTED FROM THE HOTEL BY POLICE WHEN THE MEETING BROKE UP IN DISORDER.

    APOLOGISING FOR THE INCIDENT, A SPOKESMAN FOR THE ILLEGAL RHODESIAN GOVERNMENT SAID THE THREE MEN HAD CONTRAVENED LOCAL LAWS. THE INCIDENT HAS ALSO BEEN DEPLORED BY THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR. WILSON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6EB7FRG1QFCNFCCUAIK4FOKI7
    Media URN:
    VLVA6EB7FRG1QFCNFCCUAIK4FOKI7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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