• Short Summary

    OVER 50,000 ANGRY SOUTH KOREANS PACKED THE NAM-SAN OPEN MUSIC HALL IN SEOUL YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO VOICE LOUD PROTEST AT SOVIET AND WARSAW PACT COUNTRIES' MILITARY INTRUSION IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

  • Description

    OVER 50,000 ANGRY SOUTH KOREANS PACKED THE NAM-SAN OPEN MUSIC HALL IN SEOUL YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO VOICE LOUD PROTEST AT SOVIET AND WARSAW PACT COUNTRIES' MILITARY INTRUSION IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

    CLIMAX OF THE DEMONSTRATION WAS THE BURNING OF SOVIET FLAGS.

    CROWDS PACKING THE STADIUM CHANTED ANTI-SOVIET SLOGANS, WAVED ANGRILY-WORDED BANNERS, AND LISTENED TO SPEECHES BY THE ANTI-COMMUNIST LEAGUE AND STUDENT LEADERS.

    MANY WOMEN IN THE CROWD JUST WEPT, OR PRAYED WITH BEADS FOR CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

    A GRIM NOTE TO THE DEMONSTRATION - A YOUNG PROTESTER WAS TAKEN AWAY BY SOUTH KOREAN POLICE AS HE WROTE A LETTER ATTACKING RUSSIA IN HIS OWN BLOOD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAPW0RIH8MHJ4INPNBQO5NWOV7
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPW0RIH8MHJ4INPNBQO5NWOV7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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