• Short Summary

    EAST GERMAN AUTHORITIES CONTINUED TO EVACUATE AND DEMOLISH HOUSES AND BUILDINGS LINING THE BORDER OF WEST BERLIN, MARCH 1, FOR THE THIRD SUCCESSIVE DAY.

  • Description

    EAST GERMAN AUTHORITIES CONTINUED TO EVACUATE AND DEMOLISH HOUSES AND BUILDINGS LINING THE BORDER OF WEST BERLIN, MARCH 1, FOR THE THIRD SUCCESSIVE DAY. BEFORE DAWN TEAMS OF WORKMEN AND POLICE ARRIVED ON THE SCENE TO BEGIN OPERATIONS. RESIDENTS AND THEIR BELONGINGS WERE QUICKLY MOVED OUT AND DEMOLITION STARTED.

    MEMBERS OF THE EAST GERMAN PEOPLE'S POLICE THREW STONES ACROSS THE BORDER AT A VISNEWS CAMERAMAN WHENEVER THEY CAUGHT SIGHT OF HIM FILMING THE WORK. THIS INCIDENT TOOK PLACE AT GLIENICKE WHERE THE LARGEST BUILDING BEING TORN DOWN WAS THE RESTAURANT OF A TRAINING CAMP FOR GERMAN BOXERS.

    THE DAY BEFORE IT WAS REPORTED THAT THE EAST GERMAN LEADER, HERR ULBRICHT, HAD RETURNED AFTER DISCUSSING THE BERLIN SITUATION WITH MR KHRUSHCHEV IN MOSCOW. DETAILS OF THE TALKS HAVE BEEN KEPT SECRET.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9E96FGVPTZXGTFQE8K97LGT26
    Media URN:
    VLVA9E96FGVPTZXGTFQE8K97LGT26
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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