• Short Summary

    In New York, a group of squatters known as the Welfare Rights Organization occupied a block of brand new apartments yesterday (Feb 22).

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXTERIOR..Squatters breaking into apartment house
    0.21

    2.
    SV Watchman speaking to squatters
    0.53

    3.
    SV Squatters continue to break into building
    0.54

    4.
    SV Police arrives
    1.04

    5.
    SV Squatters carry belongings into building
    1.12

    6.
    SV Squatters hanging banner from window
    1.15

    7.
    SV Squatters continue carrying belongings
    1.20



    Initials ES.1735 TA/AS/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In New York, a group of squatters known as the Welfare Rights Organization occupied a block of brand new apartments yesterday (Feb 22). Despite the offer of a watchman to open the building for the squatters, to avoid damage, the group battered through the doors and occupied the building until a signed order form the contractors finally evicted them nearly 24 hours later.

    SOUND INCLUDES: Background chanting from squatters, SOUND of breaking glass and wood, squatter talking to watchman).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6X79U6AO2QIZY1Y3MDFZ27BGW
    Media URN:
    VLVA6X79U6AO2QIZY1Y3MDFZ27BGW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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