• Short Summary

    ESTIMATES NOW PUT THE SIZE OF THE CROWD IN WASHINGTON FOR TODAYS ANTIWAR DEMONSTRATIONS AT OVER 300 THOUSAND. ..

  • Description

    ESTIMATES NOW PUT THE SIZE OF THE CROWD IN WASHINGTON FOR TODAYS ANTIWAR DEMONSTRATIONS AT OVER 300 THOUSAND. ..MAKING THIS THE LARGEST ANTIWAR PROTEST IN HISTORY.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS. MOSTLY YOUNG AND MANY CARRYING BEDDING ON THEIR BACKS, JAMMED THE VAST PUBLIC PARKLAND KNOWN AS THE ELLIPSE, WHICH STRETCH FOR ABOUT A MILE WITHIN SIGHT OF THE WHITE HOUSE.

    MARCHERS TRUDGED ALONG ABOUT 15 ABREAST CARRYING SIGNS AND CHANTING IN UNISON PEACE, PEACE NOW+.

    LEADING THE MARCH WERE A CONTINGENT OF VIETNAM VETERANS WHO EARLIER THIS WEEK CAMPED ON THE MALL AT THE FOOT OF THE CAPITOL BUILDING AS A PROTEST AGAINST THE WAR.

    AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE MARCH TO THE CAPITOL THE MASSED PEOPLE LISTENED TO SPEAKER AFTER SPEAKER ASSAIL THE WAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACJCHBIULM4SQJZ8G4J3XV8Y90
    Media URN:
    VLVACJCHBIULM4SQJZ8G4J3XV8Y90
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:16:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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