• Short Summary

    AMERICAN PROTEST MARCHERS FOR PEACE - MORE THAN 2,000 STRONG - ASSEMBLED IN MID-MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, AUGUST 6, AND WALKED ACROSS THE CITY TO THE UNITED NATIONS BUILDING TO TAKE PART IN A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL AS DARKNESS FELL.

  • Description

    1.
    GV MARCHERS LINING PAVEMENT (NIGHT SCENES)
    0.04

    2.
    ANGLE SHOT UNITED NATIONS BUILDING
    0.09

    3.
    LV GROUP STANDING WITH SLOGANS
    0.14

    4.
    CU PLACARDS: "NO MORE HIROSHIMAS"
    0.18

    5.
    SV WOMEN WITH CANDLES
    0.21

    6.
    SV PEOPLE WITH ANTI-NUCLEAR EMBLEM
    0.25

    7.
    CU PLACARD: 'NO TEST EAST OR WEST'
    0.28

    8.
    LV GROUP WITH BANNERS
    0.32

    9.
    CU WOMEN WITH CANDLE
    0.36

    10.
    GV GROUP WITH PLACARD
    0.40

    11.
    CU WOMEN HOLDING CANDLE
    0.43

    12.
    SV GROUP OF PEOPLE
    0.47

    13.
    CU WOMEN
    0.50

    14.
    SV PEOPLE WITH PLACARD
    0.55

    15.
    GV PEOPLE ON PAVEMENT WITH CANDLES
    0.59



    Initials PC/V/JH/FW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AMERICAN PROTEST MARCHERS FOR PEACE - MORE THAN 2,000 STRONG - ASSEMBLED IN MID-MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, AUGUST 6, AND WALKED ACROSS THE CITY TO THE UNITED NATIONS BUILDING TO TAKE PART IN A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL AS DARKNESS FELL. THE PROTEST COMMEMORATED THE 17TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DROPPING OF THE FIRST ATOMIC BOMB IN HIROSHIMA, SEVENTEEN YEARS AGO.

    DEMONSTRATOR WERE FROM VARIOUS PEACE GROUPS, INCLUDING THE 'WAR RESISTERS LEAGUE' AND THE 'NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR A SANE NUCLEAR POLICY'. MANY REMAINED AT THE UNITED NATIONS ALL NIGHT. OTHER GROUPS MOVED ON TO THE SOVIET AND AMERICAN MISSIONS TO THE UNITED NATIONS TO PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR TESTING BY THE SOVIET UNION AND AMERICA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8BMFAM2HC7AKWVWZF9CP9FJW0
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BMFAM2HC7AKWVWZF9CP9FJW0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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