• Short Summary

    SIX THOUSAND STUDENTS MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF TOKYO, JAPAN LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) PROTESTING AGAINST THE JAPAN-SOUTH KOREA NORMALISATION TREATY WHICH HAD JUST PASSED THROUGH A SPECIAL DIET (PARLIAMENT) COMMITTEE.

  • Description

    1.
    SV INT.... STUDENTS LISTEN TO SPEECH
    0.05

    2.
    SV BANNER PAN...TO SPEAKER
    0.10

    3.
    SV EXT... DEMONSTRATORS ACCOMPANIED BY POLICE
    0.15

    4.
    GV DITTO
    0.20

    5.
    SV DEMONSTRATORS FOLLOW POLICE
    0.28

    6.
    TV POLICE PULL BACK CROWD
    0.32

    7.
    SV POLICE IN PROTECTIVE HELMETS AND MASKS
    0.36

    8.
    GV DEMONSTRATORS MARCHING
    0.41

    9.
    BIG GV DITTO
    0.46



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SIX THOUSAND STUDENTS MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF TOKYO, JAPAN LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) PROTESTING AGAINST THE JAPAN-SOUTH KOREA NORMALISATION TREATY WHICH HAD JUST PASSED THROUGH A SPECIAL DIET (PARLIAMENT) COMMITTEE. THE TREATY- WHICH HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS FOR SOME MONTHS - WAS CARRIED BY THE COMMITTEE AFTER THE MAJORITY LIBERAL DEMOCRATS CALLED FOR A SNAP AS THE SESSION OPENED.

    THE STUDENTS, REPRESENTING YOUNG LABOUR AND TRADE UNION ORGANISATIONS AND THE COMMUNIST PARTY ASSEMBLED AT THE HIBIYA MUSIC HALL AND LISTENED TO SPEAKERS AS THEY DENOUNCED THE TREATY. THEN THEY SURGED INTO THE STREETS AND MARCHED TO THE DIET BUILDINGS. THE POLICE, WEARING PROTECTIVE HELMETS AND MASKS WERE OUT IN FORCE AND ARRESTED MORE THAN 40 YOUNG PEOPLE.

    ABOUT SEVEN THOUSAND POLICEMEN HAVE BEEN CALLED TO DUTY TODAY (SATURDAY) AS MORE LARGE-SCALE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE PLANNED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABZONZJL75QD3WNH3X34K7UB4
    Media URN:
    VLVABZONZJL75QD3WNH3X34K7UB4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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