• Short Summary

    WINE GROWERS OF THE ALBI DISTRICT OF SOUTH-EASTERN FRANCE HAVE CHANGED TACTICS IN THEIR CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE IMPORTS OF FOREIGN WINE FROM NORTH AFRICA, WHICH ARE CAUSING ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES IN THE LOCAL INDUSTRY.

  • Description

    WINE GROWERS OF THE ALBI DISTRICT OF SOUTH-EASTERN FRANCE HAVE CHANGED TACTICS IN THEIR CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE IMPORTS OF FOREIGN WINE FROM NORTH AFRICA, WHICH ARE CAUSING ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES IN THE LOCAL INDUSTRY.

    THE "SECRET WEAPON" OF THE ALBI WINE GROWERS IS THE SILENT MARCH, AND ON TUESDAY GROUPS OF BETWEEN 200 AND 300-WINE GROWERS MARCHED THROUGH THE TOWNSHIP AFTER AN ALL-NIGHT VIGIL OUTSIDE THE OFFICE OF THE LOCAL PREFECT.

    DETACHMENTS OF THE MOBILE POLICE BROKE UP THE GROUPS OF DEMONSTRATORS WHO AFTER PARADING THROUGH THE STREETS, ATTEMPTED TO MARCH BACK ON THE PREFECTURE BUILDING.

    THERE WAS NO VIOLENCE, ALTHOUGH BANNERS CARRIED BY THE MARCHERS WERE CONFISCATED BY POLICE.

    A MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION IS EXPECTED AT RODEZ, ON FRIDAY, WHEN WINE GROWERS FROM 14-DEPARTMENTS OF SOUTH-EASTERN FRANCE WILL MEET TO DISCUSS THE THREAT TO THEIR LIVELIHOOD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7TA4AA98YRHJ1JME4JU5JN71F
    Media URN:
    VLVA7TA4AA98YRHJ1JME4JU5JN71F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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