• Short Summary

    IN ENGLAND TODAY (SATURDAY), A HANDFUL OF DEMONSTRATORS BROKE INTO THE GROUNDS OF A SECRET RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT TO PROTEST AGAINST GERM AND AS WARFARE THEY CLAIM IS BEING CARRIED OUT THERE.

  • Description

    IN ENGLAND TODAY (SATURDAY), A HANDFUL OF DEMONSTRATORS BROKE INTO THE GROUNDS OF A SECRET RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT TO PROTEST AGAINST GERM AND AS WARFARE THEY CLAIM IS BEING CARRIED OUT THERE.BUT SECURITY POLICE WERE WAITING FOR THEM IN WOODS SURROUNDING THE ESTABLISHMENT.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS ORGANISED BY THE COMMITTEE OF 100, A MILITANT SPLINTER GROUP OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT (C.N.D.).IT WAS HERALDED BY A WEEK-LONG MARCH FROM LONDON OF 22 DEMONSTRATORS, WHO WERE JOINED BY OTHERS TODAY.

    STRONG SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE TAKEN, INCLUDING A HELICOPTER ON THE WATCH FOR BREAK-INS.LATER, SEVERAL OF THE DEMONSTRATORS CARRIED OUT THE AIM OF THEIR PROTEST: BREAKING THROUGH THE SECURITY FENCE TO "SYMBOLICALLY RECLAIM" THE LAND FOR PEACEFUL PURPOSES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8SFHIHI8J1D3ANJ561OTG2IKU
    Media URN:
    VLVA8SFHIHI8J1D3ANJ561OTG2IKU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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