• Short Summary

    CANADIAN JEWS DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THEIR PARLIAMENT BUILDING IN OTTAWA ON TUESDAY (19 OCTOBER), AND IN A NEARBY PARK, AS SOVIET PRIME MINISTER ALEXEI KOSYGIN ARRIVED FOR TALKS WITH CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU.

  • Description

    CANADIAN JEWS DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THEIR PARLIAMENT BUILDING IN OTTAWA ON TUESDAY (19 OCTOBER), AND IN A NEARBY PARK, AS SOVIET PRIME MINISTER ALEXEI KOSYGIN ARRIVED FOR TALKS WITH CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU.

    THEIR ORGANISERS ESTIMATED THAT 6000 JEWS TOOK PART IN THE PROTEST, ONE OF SEVERAL WHICH HAVE DOGGED MR. KOSYGIN, NOW ON HIS THIRD DAY ON AN EIGHT-DAY VISIT TO CANADA.

    THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER WAS RUSHED INTO THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING UNDER TIGHT SECURITY GUARD. HE DID NOT SEE THE JEWISH PROTEST.

    SYNOPSIS: SOVIET PRIME MINISTER ALEXEI KOSYGIN, ATTACKED BY A DEMONSTRATOR ON THE FIRST DAY OF HIS VISIT TO CANADA, WAS ON TUESDAY TIGHTLY GUARDED BY SECURITY MEN AGAINST AN INCREASING NUMBER OF ANTI-SOVIET OUTBURSTS. DEMONSTRATORS HAVE HOUNDED VIRTUALLY EVERY STEP OF THE SOVIET LEADER'S CANADIAN ITINERARY SO FAR. THESE CANADIAN JEWS DANCED AND WAILED AT THE CANADIAN CENTENARY FIRE OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT, AS PRESS AND SECURITY MEN ASSEMBLED TO SEE MR. KOSYGIN INTO THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING.

    OTHERS PARADED WITH PLACARDS BEARING THE NAMES OF JEWS IMPRISONED IN THE SOVIET UNION.

    THERE WAS NO TIME FOR LEISURELY HANDSHAKES WITH PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU AS MR. KOSYGIN WAS RUSHED INTO THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING FOR HIS TALKS WITH THE CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER. HE DID NOT SEE THE JEWISH DEMONSTRATION, WHICH ALSO RALLIED AN ESTIMATED 6000 PEOPLE IN AN OTTAWA PARK. MR. KOSYGIN SHOWED NO ILL EFFECTS FROM THE ATTACK ON HIM ON MONDAY BY A HUNGARIAN REFUGEE, WHILE HE STROLLED UP PARLIAMENT HILL WITH MR. TRUDEAU.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7M5XSARUUK5UMPGPAY4R5HKZ3
    Media URN:
    VLVA7M5XSARUUK5UMPGPAY4R5HKZ3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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