• Short Summary

    Students demonstrated through the streets of the Brazilian part of Recife, June 8-11, in protest against a university been on a meeting which was to have been addressed by a revolutionary leader from Cuba.

  • Description

    Students demonstrated through the streets of the Brazilian part of Recife, June 8-11, in protest against a university been on a meeting which was to have been addressed by a revolutionary leader from Cuba. Troops were flown into the tour to reinforce the police. Several times the students had to be dispersed by teargas bombs.

    A large demonstration coincided with the visit to brazil of Mr. Adlai Stevenson, who is at present on a tour of South. American states for President Kennedy. While Mr. Stevenson had talks with President Quadros, warships of the Brazilian navy moved into Recife. The President said they will be used to prevent any student riots getting out of hand.

    So far the sight of tanks and cold steel from the troops have been enough to break up any hostile gatherings and meetings. Few of them are attending classes and their strike action has been supported by left-wing trade union leaders.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABLXZ1GZ0ZR2DFU0XEE6KTIF8E
    Media URN:
    VLVABLXZ1GZ0ZR2DFU0XEE6KTIF8E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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