• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF ANGRY WEST BERLINERS GATHERED IN PROTEST, SEPT 24, AS EAST BERLIN POLICE CONTINUED FORCIBLE EVICTION FROM HOUSES ADJOINING THE SECTOR BOUNDARY, IN A BID TO SEAL OFF ESCAPE ROUTES.

  • Description

    HUNDREDS OF ANGRY WEST BERLINERS GATHERED IN PROTEST, SEPT 24, AS EAST BERLIN POLICE CONTINUED FORCIBLE EVICTION FROM HOUSES ADJOINING THE SECTOR BOUNDARY, IN A BID TO SEAL OFF ESCAPE ROUTES.

    IN BERNAUER STRASSE, AT THE FRENCH SECTOR BORDER, NEAR THE MEMORIAL MARKING THE SPOT WHERE A 59-YEAR-OLD WOMAN DIED WHEN SHE JUMPED FROM A HIGH WINDOW INTO THE WESTERN SECTOR, WEST BERLINERS DEFIED ATTEMPTS BY EAST BERLIN POLICE TO DISPERSE THEM WITH TEAR GAS AND SMOKE GRENADES THROWN OVER THE BORDER. SEVERAL PEOPLE PICKED UP GRENADES AND LOBBED THEM BACK. EAST BERLIN POLICE ALSO TRIED TO HAMPER WESTERN CAMERAMEN BY FLASHING MIRRORS INTO THEIR LENSES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACVL3MQU7G4LMSSBJ78WGII2LZ
    Media URN:
    VLVACVL3MQU7G4LMSSBJ78WGII2LZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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