• Short Summary

    STUDENTS STAGED A MASS DEMONSTRATION IN THE HEART OF WEST BERLIN OF TUESDAY (MARCH 10TH) 111 PROTEST AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT'S EDUCATIONAL POLICY.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV DEMONSTRATORS ALONG STREET (3 SHOTS)
    0.19

    2.
    SV STUDENTS ON BACK OF CAR WITH LOUD SPEAKER
    0.24

    3.
    GV STUDENTS RUNNING
    0.49

    4.
    GV DEMONSTRATORS WITH BANNER
    0.50

    5.
    LTV DEMONSTRATORS IN PROCESSION
    0.56



    Initials PH/V/MR/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: STUDENTS STAGED A MASS DEMONSTRATION IN THE HEART OF WEST BERLIN OF TUESDAY (MARCH 10TH) 111 PROTEST AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT'S EDUCATIONAL POLICY.

    MORE THAN TEN-THOUSAND HAD EARLIER DEFIED THEIR TEACHERS BY WALKING OUT ON LESSONS FOLLOWING THE GOVERNMENT'S REJECTION OF AN INCREASE IN EDUCATION AND SCHOOL BUDGETS. THE DEMONSTRATION CLIMAXED A WEEK OF PUBLIC OUTCRY, WHICH SAW THE RESIGNATION OF THE SOCIAL DEMOCRAT EDUCATION MINISTER, HERR KARL-HEINZ EVER. TEACHERS HAD ALREADY HELD PROTEST MEETINGS AGAINST THE BUDGET CUT-BACK. THE STUDENTS DECIDED THAT THEY TOO, SHOULD RAISE THEIR VOICE, BY MARCHING UP WEST BERLIN'S MAIN BUSINESS AREA. ALTHOUGH THE DEMONSTRATION WAS PEACEFUL, POLICE KEPT A WATCHFUL EYE ON THE BANKER-CARRYING STUDENTS AS THEY SHOUTED SLOGANS, SUCH AS: "LESS TANKS - MORE SCHOOL."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABR8W0CXDSBMFE42VYU2UPWNC1
    Media URN:
    VLVABR8W0CXDSBMFE42VYU2UPWNC1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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