• Short Summary

    STEEL-HELMETED RIOT POLICE HERDED ABOUT 1,000 TRADE UNION DEMONSTRATORS AWAY FROM THE CENTRE OF BREST YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WHEN PRESIDENT DE GAULLE INSPECTED FRENCH NAVAL HEADQUARTERS.

  • Description

    STEEL-HELMETED RIOT POLICE HERDED ABOUT 1,000 TRADE UNION DEMONSTRATORS AWAY FROM THE CENTRE OF BREST YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WHEN PRESIDENT DE GAULLE INSPECTED FRENCH NAVAL HEADQUARTERS.

    THE TRADE UNIONISTS, PROTESTING AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT'S SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC PROGRAMME, CHANTED: "FREEDOM FOR THE TRADE UNIONS" AND "CHARLIE, WE WANT MONEY".SOME SPEAKERS ATTACKED "THE ABANDONMENT OF BRITTANY BY THE GOVERNMENT." POLICE BROKE UP THE MEETING AFTER EXCHANGING BLOWS WITH THE DEMONSTRATORS.

    (PRESIDENT DE GAULLE FLEW TO BREST FROM PARIS YESTERDAY TO INSPECT THE PROGRESS OF A RECONSTRUCTION PROGRAMME DESIGNED TO GIVE NEW LIFE TO FRANCE'S GREATEST NAVAL BASE.THIS OLD HOME OF THE FRENCH ATLANTIC FLEET IS TO BECOME THE BASE OF NEARLY ALL THE NATION'S CONVENTIONAL WARSHIPS AND HER FUTURE FLEET OF ATOMIC SUBMARINES ARMED WITH FRENCH-BUILT NUCLEAR MISSILES.MOST OF THE FRENCH FLEET WILL BE TRANSFERRED THERE FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN BASE OF TOULON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACVRV8UTI3BVLTP6IF6TVMAN1V
    Media URN:
    VLVACVRV8UTI3BVLTP6IF6TVMAN1V
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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