• Short Summary

    IN THEIR BIGGEST WAGE PROTEST ON RECORD IN THE U.K., NURSES IN A HALF-MILE PROCESSION,?

  • Description

    IN THEIR BIGGEST WAGE PROTEST ON RECORD IN THE U.K., NURSES IN A HALF-MILE PROCESSION, MARCHED FROM MARBLE ARCH TO RALLY IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE LONDON, APRIL 28, DEMANDING PAY RISES AND AN INQUIRY, BY ROYAL COMMISSION, INTO CONDITIONS IN THE NURSING PROFESSION.

    MANY OF THE DEMONSTRATING NURSES BOWED TO THEIR HOSPITALS' DEMANDS THAT THEY SHOULD NOT WEAR UNIFORM--ONLY ABOUT A THIRD DID SO. HALF OF THE TOTAL NUMBER, WHICH INCLUDED COACH LOADS FROM AS FAR APART AS CORNWALL, AND NORTH SCOTLAND, WERE MALE NURSES.

    AT TIMES THE PROTEST MARCH TOOK ON THE AIR OF A VICTORY PARADE - SPECTATORS STOPPED TO CLAP OR CHEER THE NURSES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9UHF1H2Q67DEQENKFBL9C5E92
    Media URN:
    VLVA9UHF1H2Q67DEQENKFBL9C5E92
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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