• Short Summary

    CHANTS OF "JOHNSON, ASSASSIN" ECHOED THROUGH THE HEART OF THE LATIN QUARTER IN PARIS LAST NIGHT AS STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED AGAINST THE WAR IN VIETNAM.

  • Description

    CHANTS OF "JOHNSON, ASSASSIN" ECHOED THROUGH THE HEART OF THE LATIN QUARTER IN PARIS LAST NIGHT AS STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED AGAINST THE WAR IN VIETNAM.

    TWO OF THE STUDENTS WERE SLIGHTLY HURT IN CLASHES WITH RIGHT-WING COUNTER-DEMONSTRATORS IN THE CROWDED BOULEVARD SAINT MICHEL. FOR A WHILE THE STREET'S NAME CHANGED - STUDENTS PASTED POSTERS OVER THE STREET SIGNS, RE-NAMING IT BOULEVARD DE VIETNAM HEROIQUE, BOULEVARD OF HEROIC VIETNAM.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS ALSO RAISED NORTH VIETNAMESE AND VIET CONG FLAGS OVER THE SORBONNE UNIVERSITY, AND BURNED AN EFFIGY PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS CALLED BY THE FRENCH STUDENT'S UNION TO PROTEST AGAINST UNITED STATES INTERVENTION IN VIETNAM AND IN SUPPORT OF THE VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6ROFHJD2DPGPDOXTQL8KX8VH5
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ROFHJD2DPGPDOXTQL8KX8VH5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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