• Short Summary

    WEST GERMAN RIOT POLICE WENT INTO ACTION TONIGHT (FRIDAY) IN KARLSRUHE TO BREAK UP SCUFFLES BETWEEN EXTREME RIGHT-WINGERS AND TRADE UNIONISTS.

  • Description

    WEST GERMAN RIOT POLICE WENT INTO ACTION TONIGHT (FRIDAY) IN KARLSRUHE TO BREAK UP SCUFFLES BETWEEN EXTREME RIGHT-WINGERS AND TRADE UNIONISTS.

    THE CLASH CAME AT THE END OF A DAY OF PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION BY SOCIALISTS AGAINST THE ALLEGEDLY NEO-NAZI NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (NDP) HOLDING IT ANNUAL CONVENTION THERE.

    THOUSANDS OF WORKERS FROM ALL OVER SOUGH GERMANY TOOK PART IN THE PROTEST DEMONSTRATION AND HEARD THEIR LEADERS - AMONG THEM HERR EUGEN LODERER - CLAIM THAT THE NDP REPRESENTS A THREAT TO DEMOCRACY.

    HERE IS HOW HE BEGAN HIS SPEECH: IN WENIGEN STUNDEN BEGINNT HIER IN KARLSRUHE, IN ANGESICHT DER BEIDEN HOECHSTEN DEUTSCHEN GERICHTE, IN DER STADT, WO DIE DEMOKRATISCHE VERFASSUNG GESCHUETZT WERDEN SOLL, DER BUNDESPARTIETAG EINER PARTEI, DIE SICH NATIONAL DEMOKRATISCH NENNT."
    TWELVE OF ITS 18 EXECUTIVE MEMBERS ARE SAID TO BE FORMER NAZIS AND HERR LODERER NAME THEM. LAST SUMMER, NDP MEMBERS LAID WREATHS ON THE GRAVES OF GERMAN WAR CRIMINALS EXECUTED AT LANDSBERG. THE PARTY, WITH 16,000 MEMBERS, HAD TO WIN A COURT BATTLE TO HOLD THE CONVENTION IN KARLSRUHE. WHILE PARTY LEADERS HEADED BY THE DEPUTY CHAIRMAN, HERR ADOLF VON THADDEN, PREPARED THE AGENDA AT AN EXECUTIVE MEETING AT THE CONVENTION HALL, THE TRADE UNION STAGE A MASS RALLY OUTSIDE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8G12SNWRBCP0B1EV1Z8NI48QG
    Media URN:
    VLVA8G12SNWRBCP0B1EV1Z8NI48QG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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