• Short Summary

    STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE ARGENTINE GOVERNMENT REACHED A NEW PEAK ON THURSDAY AS STUDENTS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY PREPARED FOR A "STRIKE" THE FOLLOWING DAY.

  • Description

    STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE ARGENTINE GOVERNMENT REACHED A NEW PEAK ON THURSDAY AS STUDENTS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY PREPARED FOR A "STRIKE" THE FOLLOWING DAY. THE STUDENTS ARE PROTESTING AGAINST THE ACTIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF PRESIDENT CARLOS ONGANIA, WHICH CAME TO POWER IN A MILITARY COUP IN 1966, IN STRIPPING STUDENTS OF THEIR SAY IN UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS THAT THEY HAD UNDER OUSTED PRESIDENT ARTURO ILLIA.

    THE 24-HOUR STUDENT STRIKE IN ARGENTINE'S NINE UNIVERSITIES WAS CALLED IN PROTEST AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT'S CANCELLING OF STUDENT REPRESENTATION OF UNIVERSITY COUNCILS. THE REFORMS WERE SWEPT AWAY BY PRESIDENT ONGANIA WHEN HE WITHDREW UNIVERSITY AUTONOMY SHORTLY AFTER A MILITARY COUP PLACED HIM IN OFFICE IN JUNE, 1966.

    STUDENTS CLASHED WITH POLICE IN A NUMBER OF ARGENTINE CITIES ON THURSDAY, INCLUDING BUENOS AIRES, THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. THE GOVERNMENT ORDERED THE CENSORING OF ALL RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWS REPORTS OF STUDENT UNREST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAANQXCYMDIQZ708K122CZ7I3Q9
    Media URN:
    VLVAANQXCYMDIQZ708K122CZ7I3Q9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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