• Short Summary

    A DEMONSTRATION MARCH BY MORE THAN 1,300 PEOPLE TOOK PLACE IN VIENNA ON SATURDAY (APRIL 1).

  • Description

    A DEMONSTRATION MARCH BY MORE THAN 1,300 PEOPLE TOOK PLACE IN VIENNA ON SATURDAY (APRIL 1). ORGANISED BY THE ACTION COMMITTEE FOR PEACE AND DISARMAMENT, THE EASTER MARCH (OSTERMARSCH) WAS STAGED UNDER THE GENERAL HEADING - "END OF THE WAR IN VIETNAM".

    ON SATURDAY, THE MARCH WAS STAGED THROUGH THE BUSY VIENNESE STREETS, WITH POLICE RE-INFORCEMENTS CONTROLLING TRAFFIC AND KEEPING ORDER.

    TODAY (SUNDAY) THE PARTICIPANTS WENT TO VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN LOWER AND UPPER AUSTRIA WHERE SMALLER CONTINGENTS STAGED SIMILAR MARCHES.

    SLOGANS AND BANNERS CALLED FOR AN END TO THE WAR IN VIETNAM AND AN END TO AMERICAN BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM - AND DREW ATTENTION TO THE PROPOSALS FOR PEACE MADE RECENTLY BY UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT. THE MARCHERS INCLUDED REPRESENTATIVES OF ALL POLITICAL VIEWS.

    POPULAR MUSIC WAS PROVIDED BY "POP GROUPS" FOR MARCHERS AND SPECTATORS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABJ8DTILP6249KWFKT7LR6QTGJ
    Media URN:
    VLVABJ8DTILP6249KWFKT7LR6QTGJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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