• Short Summary

    POLICE FOUGHT WITH ANTI-AMERICAN DEMONSTRATORS AROUND UNITED STATES VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY IN THE STREETS OF PARIS TODAY, ARRESTING 129 PEOPLE PROTESTING AGAINST THE VIETNAM WAR.

  • Description

    POLICE FOUGHT WITH ANTI-AMERICAN DEMONSTRATORS AROUND UNITED STATES VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY IN THE STREETS OF PARIS TODAY, ARRESTING 129 PEOPLE PROTESTING AGAINST THE VIETNAM WAR. BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PEOPLE APPEARED TO HAVE BEEN INJURED IN RUNNING FIGHTS WITH THE POLICE, WHO SAID 22 WOMEN WERE AMONG THOSE DETAINED FOR QUESTIONING.

    SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE SEEN TO BE BLEEDING AFTER POLICE BATTLED WITH THE DEMONSTRATORS AS MR. HUMPHREY LAID A WREATH AT THE STATUE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON AT THE PLACE D'IENA. HUNDREDS OF YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN CHANTED "HUMPHREY ASSASSIN", "JOHNSON ASSASSIN," "PEACE IN VIETNAM," AS THE VICE-PRESIDENT REVIEWED THE GUARD OF HONOUR.

    ON THE WAY UP THE CHAMPS ELYSEE TO AN EARLIER CEREMONY AT THE TOMB OF RANCE'S UNKNOWN SOLDIER AT THE ARC DE TRIOMPHE, THE CAR CARRYING MR. HUMPHREY AND PRIME MINISTER GEORGE POMPIDOU WAS SPATTERED WITH EGG YOLK AND RED PAINT THROWN IN PLASTIC BAGS.

    IN ANOTHER INCIDENT THE UNITED STATES FLAG WAS BURNED.

    THE PROTESTS AGAINST MR HUMPHREY'S VISIT CALLED BY LEFTWING GROUPS AND THE COMMUNIST PARTY, BEGAN AS THE VICE-PRESIDENT ARRIVED AT ORLY AIRPORT FROM BERLIN THIS MORNING.

    THE DEMONSTRATIONS CONTINUED ALL AFTERNOON. AND WITH VAST, SHOUTING CROWDS SURROUNDING HIS HOTEL IN THE PLACE DE LA CONCORDE, NEAR THE AMERICAN EMBASSY, MR. HUMPHREY CANCELLED PLANS TO DINE OUT TONIGHT AND ATE PRIVATELY IN THE HOTEL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA99ZT11HL3NEQRDQTC5CNK22J4
    Media URN:
    VLVA99ZT11HL3NEQRDQTC5CNK22J4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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