• Short Summary

    RIOT POLICE BATTLED WITH STUDENTS IN PARIS TONIGHT (FRIDAY) DURING A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE CLOSURE OF THE FACULTY OF LETTERS AT NANTERRE UNIVERSITY.

  • Description

    RIOT POLICE BATTLED WITH STUDENTS IN PARIS TONIGHT (FRIDAY) DURING A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE CLOSURE OF THE FACULTY OF LETTERS AT NANTERRE UNIVERSITY. MORE THAN 40 PEOPLE - STUDENTS, POLICE AND BYSTANDERS - WERE HURT AS THE STEEL HELMETED POLICE USED TRUNCHEONS AND TEAR GAS ON THE DEMONSTRATORS.

    THE FIGHTING BROKE OUT IN THE LEFT BANK LATIN QUARTER AS THE POLICE CHARGED GROUPS OF STUDENTS STANDING IN THE STREETS. MORE THAN 500 STUDENTS WERE DETAINED BUT SOME WERE RELEASED AFTER QUESTIONING NANTERRE UNIVERSITY, WHICH IS IN THE PARIS SUBURBS, HAS BEEN THE SCENE OF UNREST FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. THE TROUBLE CAME TO A HEAD THIS AFTERNOON WHEN DISSIDENT STUDENTS AS ANOTHER PARIS UNIVERSITY, THE SORBONNE, CLASHED WITH POLICE. THERE WERE FURTHER SCUFFLES IN THE BOULEVARD ST MICHEL, WHICH IS NEAR THE SORBONNE, BEFORE TONIGHT'S MORE SERIOUS CLASH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA37TUY234K4XBMJVKE36CK6JA
    Media URN:
    VLVAA37TUY234K4XBMJVKE36CK6JA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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