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    SEVERAL THOUSAND DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY) IN A PROTEST AGAINST CONSERVATIVE PARLIAMENTARIAN MR.?

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    SEVERAL THOUSAND DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY) IN A PROTEST AGAINST CONSERVATIVE PARLIAMENTARIAN MR. ENOCH POWELL, WHO SPARKED THE "GREAT RACIAL DEBATE" IN BRITAIN OVER THE PAST WEEK. THE DEMONSTRATORS MASSED OUTSIDE MR. POWELL'S HOME AND SHOUTED "WE WANT YOU, ENOCH - DEAD!". IN THE BRITISH MIDLANDS TON OF LEAMINGTON SPA MEANWHILE, A BLACK PEOPLE'S ALLIANCE HAS BEEN FORMED BY DELEGATES FROM 20 MILITANT IMMIGRANT ORGANISATIONS.

    IN A SPEECH LAST WEEKEND MR. POWELL ADVOCATED STOPPING ADMISSION OF COLOURED PEOPLE INTO BRITAIN AND SENDING HOME THOSE ALREADY HERE. THE SPEECH EARNED HIM DISMISSAL FROM THE INNER RANKS OF THE OPPOSITION CONSERVATIVE PARTY.

    TODAY'S ANTI-POWELL DEMONSTRATORS CONTINUED THEIR MARCH TO NO. 10 DOWNING STREET, THE PRIME MINISTERIAL RESIDENCE, WHERE THEY HANDED IN A PETITION DEPLORING MR. POWELL'S SPEECH.

    IN LEAMINGTON SPA MEMBERS OF THE NEWLY-FORMED BLACK PEOPLE'S ALLIANCE SAID THEIR AIM WAS TO UNITE A MILLION COLOURED PEOPLE IN MILITANT ACTION AGAINST RACIALISM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA86YZ0IGITXZXT1F0HBZ8C2IYY
    Media URN:
    VLVA86YZ0IGITXZXT1F0HBZ8C2IYY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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