• Short Summary

    New York construction workers, who on Friday tried to break up a peace march, yesterday (Monday) staged a demonstration of their own to support United States intervention in Cambodia.

  • Description

    1.
    MV Police escorting construction workers through streets
    0.05

    2.
    MV Ditto, one demonstrator carrying U.S. flag
    0.11

    3.
    MV Child on man's shoulder (2 shots)
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    4.
    CU Demonstrators into square
    0.30

    5.
    MV PAN ACROSS Mounted police to barricade, crowds beyond
    0.37

    6.
    MV Police and demonstrators
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    7.
    MV Crowds and police with anti-Lindsay posters
    0.49

    8.
    MV Ditto with pro-Nixon and Agnew posters
    0.54

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    CU Crowds with "Honour America" poster and chanting "Lindsay must go"
    1.04

    10.
    CU Demonstrators cheering PAN UP TO pro-Nixon poster
    1.13

    11.
    LV Crowds around rostrum with demonstrators and banners
    1.18



    Initials AH/VS/CT/BJ AH/VS/CCT/MH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: New York construction workers, who on Friday tried to break up a peace march, yesterday (Monday) staged a demonstration of their own to support United States intervention in Cambodia.

    Joined by longshoremen, the construction workers marched on City Hall, chanting support for President Nixon's Cambodia policy and condemning New york's Mayor John Lindsay for his sympathy towards anti-war demonstrators.

    A strong police escort patrolled the demonstration and cordoned off City Hall. There were a few arrests but no reports of violence. The march came as a complete contrast to Friday's skirmishes, when more than 70 people were injured and when the construction men threatened to storm City Hall.

    Some shoppers and office workers from the Wall Street area joined in the demonstration. In a wave a nationalistic fervour, the marchers shouted their approval for Vice President Agnew -- outspoken opponent of student demonstrations -- and chanted "God bless the Establishment' and "Lindsay must go".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6NVC9QVJ013A3QSS8AGZJOZ6Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA6NVC9QVJ013A3QSS8AGZJOZ6Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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