• Short Summary

    PRO-VIET CONG DEMONSTRATORS HOISTED A VIET CONG FLAG FROM THE 300 FEET (90 METRES) HIGH CENTRAL SPIRE OF NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL IN PARIS LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY). "IT CAN'T HAVE BEEN EASY FOR WHOEVER DID IT", ONE POLICE OFFICIAL SAID, ADDING: "FIREMEN TRIED TO TAKE IT DOWN THIS MORNING AND FAILED."
    THE FLAG WAS CLEARLY VISIBLE FROM POLICE HEADQUARTERS 250 YARDS (METRES) ACROSS NOTRE DAME SQUARE.

  • Description

    PRO-VIET CONG DEMONSTRATORS HOISTED A VIET CONG FLAG FROM THE 300 FEET (90 METRES) HIGH CENTRAL SPIRE OF NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL IN PARIS LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY). "IT CAN'T HAVE BEEN EASY FOR WHOEVER DID IT", ONE POLICE OFFICIAL SAID, ADDING: "FIREMEN TRIED TO TAKE IT DOWN THIS MORNING AND FAILED."
    THE FLAG WAS CLEARLY VISIBLE FROM POLICE HEADQUARTERS 250 YARDS (METRES) ACROSS NOTRE DAME SQUARE. AN EMBARRASSED POLICE OFFICIAL SAID: "I MUST ADMIT WE DON'T LOCK TOO CLEVER THIS MORNING....WHOEVER DID IT HAD SOME NERVE". THE FLAG WAS FIRST NOTICED AT ABOUT 3.30 THIS MORNING. IT FLEW FOR ABOUT 12 HOURS BEFORE A HELICOPTER WAS USED TO REMOVE IT. A POLICE INQUIRY IS BEING HELD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA71Z9T2GJ94D1VPRU8K2GUZI0O
    Media URN:
    VLVA71Z9T2GJ94D1VPRU8K2GUZI0O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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