• Short Summary

    The student violence which has shaken Italy in the past week was lulled yesterday (Monday 14 March) when some ten thousand people crowded into the streets of Bologna for the funeral of a student killed in riots last Friday.

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    The student violence which has shaken Italy in the past week was lulled yesterday (Monday 14 March) when some ten thousand people crowded into the streets of Bologna for the funeral of a student killed in riots last Friday.

    SYNOPSIS: Red was the colour of the day as was fitting for the city of Bologna, the first city in Italy to have Communist administration. It was here that Francesco Lo Russo died on Friday (March 11) during a student demonstration staged to demand more job opportunities for graduate students. Ten thousand people, including the entire student population of Bologna university, crowded into the streets to see his coffin bourne to his grave.

    It was Lo Russo's death which triggered off student rioting throughout Italy over the weekend and there were fears that yesterday's funeral might provoke more violence, but it passed off peacefully.

    The Bologna death was the first this year.....but Italian authorities fear there may be more during what promises to be a bitter summer.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9TIOO2M30MQ87KE7P4WFSUZMM
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TIOO2M30MQ87KE7P4WFSUZMM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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