• Short Summary

    Tens of thousands of supporters of the National Action Committee for the Support end Victory of the Vietnamese People gathered today (Sunday) in the Bois de Vincennes, on the eastern outskirts of Paris, to demonstrate against United States intervention in South East Asia.

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    Tens of thousands of supporters of the National Action Committee for the Support end Victory of the Vietnamese People gathered today (Sunday) in the Bois de Vincennes, on the eastern outskirts of Paris, to demonstrate against United States intervention in South East Asia. Among the speakers to address the rally were Sydney Lens - American co-President of the Peace Movement which organised the anti-war rallies throughout the United States on the weekend; and a spokesman for Cambodia's Government-in-exile.

    Police said that 50,000 people took part in the rally - including members of the French Communist Party, overseas delegates, Labour and student union parties. But the Rally organisers claimed a turnout of 200,000.

    The spring sunshine gave an almost picnic atmosphere to the gathering-and no incidents or arrests were reported among the demonstrators of all age groups. Referring to the US peace movement, Mr. Lens said:
    Then speaking in the name of Prince Sihanouk's Government-in-exile, a Cambodian Spokesman said:

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    Film ID:
    VLVABO1K1BX5QP5OOFUSHZFRAODMU
    Media URN:
    VLVABO1K1BX5QP5OOFUSHZFRAODMU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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