• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 8,000 PEOPLE MARCHED PEACEFULLY THROUGH WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN SUPPORT OF THE ANTI-VIETNAM WAR MORATORIUM IN THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    MORE THAN 8,000 PEOPLE MARCHED PEACEFULLY THROUGH WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN SUPPORT OF THE ANTI-VIETNAM WAR MORATORIUM IN THE UNITED STATES.

    THE MARCHERS CARRIED HUNDREDS OF RED FLAGS AND PORTRAITS OF MAO TSE-TUNG AND HO CHI MINH. ABOUT 3,000 POLICE LINED THE FIVE-MILE (EIGHT KILOMETRE ROUTE), BUT THERE WERE NO INCIDENTS.

    THE MARCHERS, AMONG WHOM WERE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR WILLY BRANDT'S 20-YEAR-OLD SON PETER AND A GROUP OF ABOUT 100 ARABS, WERE PROTESTING IN SYMPATHY WITH UNITED STATES ANTI-WAR DEMONSTRATORS. POSTERS WERE ALSO CARRIED CALLING FOR AN ARAB VICTORY IN PALESTINE. UNLIKE THAT WEST BERLIN PROTEST, THE DEMONSTRATIONS IN WASHINGTON HAD BEEN MARKED BY ISOLATED OUTBREAKS OF VIOLENCE ALTHOUGH A FINAL MARCH BY A QUARTER OF A MILLION AMERICANS WAS CONCLUDE FREE OF INCIDENT OR VIOLENCE.

    DEMONSTRATIONS ALSO TOOK PLACE IN STUTTGART, WHERE ABOUT 2,000 YOUTHS SMASHED WINDOWS IN THE AMERICAN INFORMATION OFFICE, AND IN NUREMBERG AND FRANKFURT, WHERE THREE PEOPLE WERE REPORTED INJURED INMINOR CLASHES.

    PROTESTERS MARCHED IN ROME AND PARIS DURING THE WEEKEND IN SUPPORT OF THE MORATORIUM AGAINST THE VIETNAM WAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACYHOVAOD5D5HP0VQT8UZ089YR
    Media URN:
    VLVACYHOVAOD5D5HP0VQT8UZ089YR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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