• Short Summary

    POLICE HURLED TEAR GAS ON MONDAY (JULY 14) AT ABOUT 600 DEMONSTRATORS WHO TRIED TO CUT DOWN A WIRE FENCE SURROUNDING A DISPUTED "PEOPLE'S PARK" ERECTED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IN BERKELEY.

  • Description

    1.
    SV STUDENTS TRYING TO CUT WIRE FENCE (2 SHOTS)
    0.22

    2.
    SCU POLICEMAN IN BERKELEY STREET
    0.25

    3.
    GV POLICE TEAR GASSING DEMONSTRATORS WHO RUN OFF
    0.41

    4.
    GV STREET FILLED WITH TEAR GAS SMOKE (2 SHOTS)
    0.51

    5.
    SV CROWD RUNNING
    0.57



    Initials JSU/N/DW/MJB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: POLICE HURLED TEAR GAS ON MONDAY (JULY 14) AT ABOUT 600 DEMONSTRATORS WHO TRIED TO CUT DOWN A WIRE FENCE SURROUNDING A DISPUTED "PEOPLE'S PARK" ERECTED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IN BERKELEY.

    EIGHT OF THE DEMONSTRATORS, WHO WERE OSTENSIBLY OBSERVING BASTILLE DAY, THE FRENCH NATIONAL HOLIDAY, WERE ARRESTED DURING THE CLASH.

    IT WAS THE FIRST DISTURBANCE IN BERKELEY SINCE MAY WHEN ONE PERSON WAS KILLED AND MORE THAN 130 INJURED IN RIOTS AFTER THE UNIVERSITY EVICTED PEOPLE FROM A UNIVERSITY SITE WHICH DEMONSTRATORS HAD TAKEN OVER AS A "PEOPLE'S PARK".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABGIV9777BPJB81YMQW09V23DT
    Media URN:
    VLVABGIV9777BPJB81YMQW09V23DT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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