• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH YOUTH FOR PEACE IN VIETNAM COMMITTEE HELD A NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST IN LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    THE BRITISH YOUTH FOR PEACE IN VIETNAM COMMITTEE HELD A NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST IN LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY). THEY WERE CALLING FOR A CESSATION OF THE BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM BY THE UNITED STATES AND AN END TO BRITISH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR AMERICAN POLICY IN VIETNAM.

    THE PROTEST BEGAN WITH A RALLY IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WHERE 1,000 PEOPLE HEARD LABOUR PEER LORD BROCKWAY, CHAIRMAN OF THE BRITISH COUNCIL FOR PEACE IN VIETNAM, SAY THAT DANGER OF WORLD WAR WAS GREATER THAN AT ANY TIME SINCE 1939 MAINLY BECAUSE OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT.

    WHILE THE RALLY WAS IN PROGRESS SUPPORTERS WERE ASKED TO MAKE USE OF WRITING MATERIALS PROVIDED TO WRITE PERSONAL LETTERS DEMANDING AN END TO THE HOSTILITIES TO THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR IN LONDON. DEMONSTRATORS LATER MARCHED TO THE EMBASSY TO HAND IN THE LETTERS, LETTERS WERE ALSO HANDED IN AT AUSTRALIA HOUSE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABSLY62XBVUIUMVLWY8O0UZZKZ
    Media URN:
    VLVABSLY62XBVUIUMVLWY8O0UZZKZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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