• Short Summary

    ABOUT 1,500 DEMONSTRATORS SAT DOWN ON THE ROAD OUTSIDE THE GREEK MILITARY MISSION IN WEST BERLIN TODAY (SATURDAY) SHOUTING 'DOWN WITH PATTAKOS' (THE GREEK INTERIOR MINISTER).

  • Description

    ABOUT 1,500 DEMONSTRATORS SAT DOWN ON THE ROAD OUTSIDE THE GREEK MILITARY MISSION IN WEST BERLIN TODAY (SATURDAY) SHOUTING 'DOWN WITH PATTAKOS' (THE GREEK INTERIOR MINISTER). LATER THE DEMONSTRATORS BLOCKED A MAIN CROSSROADS IN THE HEART OF THE CITY'S SHOPPING CENTRE AND POLICE USED HIGH-PRESSURED WATER CANNON TO DISPERSE THEM.

    THE GREEK AND BRITISH FLAGS WERE FLOWN ON THE BUILDING WHICH HOUSES THE BRITISH CONSULATE GENERAL AS WELL AS THE GREEK MILITARY MISSION.

    NEWS VENDORS MADE RAPID SALES AS THE DEMONSTRATORS, MAINLY STUDENTS, BOUGHT UP ALL AVAILABLE NEWSPAPERS TO SIT ON.

    AFTER ABOUT TWO HOURS A SMALLER GROUP OF STUDENTS BROKE AWAY FROM THE BULK OF THE DEMONSTRATORS AND MARCHED TO A NEARBY SHOPPING AREA, WHERE THEY BLOCKED THE MAIN CROSSROADS. POLICE DISPERSED THEM WITH WATER CANNON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8LM9MX0WXNRXI70LVHPR2K50V
    Media URN:
    VLVA8LM9MX0WXNRXI70LVHPR2K50V
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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