• Short Summary

    A stadium in Seoul, capital of South Korea, was the scene May 19 for a sad aftermath of the April riots- a solemn ceremony in which an estimated 50,000 students commemorated 144 of their colleagues killed exactly one month earlier in the rioting.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Crowd outside stadium entrance.
    0.05

    2.
    GTV Crowds in stadium.
    0.10

    3.
    GV Ditto.
    0.15

    4.
    GCV Platform
    0.20

    5.
    SV Buddhist monks pray.
    0.24

    6.
    CU Ditto.
    0.28

    7.
    LV PAN..Of pictures of the dead hung with flowers.
    0.33

    8.
    BV Priest prays.
    0.38

    9.
    GTV Massed crowd in stadium
    0.43

    10.
    SV Representative student makes condolence speech.
    0.47

    11.
    SV Bereaved people cry.
    0.52

    12.
    CU Woman cries.
    0.56

    13.
    STV Woman cries.
    1.01

    14.
    SV Wounded students seated.
    1.04

    15.
    CU Wounded student.
    1.08

    16.
    LV Students holds flags representing schools.
    1.12

    17.
    GV Crowd in stadium.
    1.17

    18.
    SV Soldiers put out barbed wire.
    1.21

    19.
    LV Soldiers in front of crowd.
    1.25

    20.
    SV Ditto.
    1.28

    21.
    LV Soldiers in truck wait.
    1.33

    22.
    SV Troops with rifles.
    1.36

    23.
    LV Troops march towards.
    1.42



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A stadium in Seoul, capital of South Korea, was the scene May 19 for a sad aftermath of the April riots- a solemn ceremony in which an estimated 50,000 students commemorated 144 of their colleagues killed exactly one month earlier in the rioting.

    A student spokesman made a speech of condolence from the platform, while outside troops stood guard against possible disturbances.

    The city is still under martial law, but on this occasion the demonstration took place without incident.

    Following the fall of the Syngman Rhee regime, there has been progress with Constitutional and other reforms under Acting President Huh Chung, and new elections are planned.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA99J0FI8VRA8NDG9V271XKMJW7
    Media URN:
    VLVA99J0FI8VRA8NDG9V271XKMJW7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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