Hundreds of young people gathered in London's Trafalgar Square on Sunday (June 6) afternoon expressing their support for Britain's proposed entry into the European Economic Community.
SV ZOOM AND PAN Female Common Market supporters parading with banners.
SV Supporters with banners.
CU Girl with hot pants and bag inscribed "Europe"
SCU Girl with "Europe" insignia on hot pants.
CU Anti-market woman with banners.
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TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 6: SPEAKER: "As we meet today there are three great reasons for our entry into the European Economic Community. The first is, because we want to play our proper part in the world. We want to show that Europe has a part to play and that Britain can play her part in that new Europe. And that is why young people are in favour of our entry into the European Economic Community. There are already more people here than in the meeting last afternoon in the Central Hall. And what I can promise you is that no strong-arm people are going to throw people who disagree with us out of this meeting."
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Background: Hundreds of young people gathered in London's Trafalgar Square on Sunday (June 6) afternoon expressing their support for Britain's proposed entry into the European Economic Community. The "Youth for Europe" rally was staged by members of the Greater London Young Conservatives and followed a big rally yesterday by anti-marketeers.
In a special message sent to today's rally, Prime Minister, Edward Heath, said Britons must seize the opportunity of going into Europe -- or be condemned by future generations.
The rally -- and Mr. Heath's message -- came on the eve of the departure for Luxembourg of Britain's chief Common Market negotiator, Mr. Geoffrey Rippon, who will have further talks with the Community's Council of Ministers on Britain's application to join. A number of speakers spoke in support of British entry.