• Short Summary

    POLITICAL RALLIES, PARTY SPEECHES, PUBLIC PARADES AND CELEBRATIONS - AS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) MAY DAY - OR "INTERNATIONAL LABOUR DAY" - WAS OBSERVED IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CROWD
    0.08

    2.
    GV DITTO
    0.12

    3.
    GV GROUP OF GIRL SINGERS PAN TO MAN CONDUCTING
    0.16

    4.
    CV GIRL SINGERS
    0.19

    5.
    CV MAN CONDUCTING
    0.21

    6.
    GV SINGERS
    0.25

    7.
    MV CROWD CARRYING BANNERS
    0.30

    8.
    GV CROWD WITH BANNERS (BANNER IN SHAPE OF SUBMARINE)
    0.33

    9.
    CV BANNER
    0.36

    10.
    LV CROWD MARCHING CARRYING BANNERS
    0.41

    11.
    CV WOMEN MARCHERS CARRYING BABIES
    0.44

    12.
    MV MEN MARCHING CARRYING MODEL OF SUBMARINE
    0.48

    13.
    CV CONNING TOWER OF MODEL SUBMARINE
    0.56

    14.
    GV MEN DANCING
    1.02

    15.
    MV MEN MARCHING CARRYING FLAGS
    1.07

    16.
    ???
    ???



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    Background: POLITICAL RALLIES, PARTY SPEECHES, PUBLIC PARADES AND CELEBRATIONS - AS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) MAY DAY - OR "INTERNATIONAL LABOUR DAY" - WAS OBSERVED IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD.BUT NOWHERE WERE DEMONSTRATIONS MORE SPECTACULAR THAN IN JAPAN WHERE IT WAS ESTIMATED SOME 6 1/2 MILLION TRADE UNIONISTS AND THEIR FAMILIES TOOK PART.

    JAPAN'S BIGGEST RALLY WAS IN MEIJI PARK, TOKYO, SITE OF THE MAIN STADIUM OF THE 1964 OLYMPIC GAMES.THERE, MORE THAN HALF A MILLION PEOPLE JOINED IN THE PARADE CARRYING FLAGS AND CHANTING SLOGANS.

    SOME WORKERS CARRIED PLACARDS EXPRESSING OPPOSITION TO UNITED STATES NUCLEAR-POWERED SUBMARINES CALLING AT JAPANESE PORTS.MODELS OF SUBMARINES WITH SKELETON HEADS LOOKING OUT FROM THE CONNING TOWER WERE PARADED THROUGH THE STREETS.

    OTHER SLOGANS CALLED FOR HIGHER WAGES, SHORTER WORKING HOURS, FULL EMPLOYMENT, THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A MINIMUM WAGE SYSTEM AND OPPOSITION TO NUCLEAR TESTING.

    WORKERS AT THE RALLY APPROVED A THREE POINT RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE ELEVATION OF WORKING CONDITIONS, THE RAISING OF THE LIVING STANDARD AND PROTECTION OF PEACE.LATER, LEADERS OF THE RALLY VISITED PRIME MINISTER IKEDA AND OTHER GOVERNMENT MINISTERS TO HAND OVER MAY DAY RESOLUTIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD9DUXSV0M1SU1KM35U3UW04JB
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9DUXSV0M1SU1KM35U3UW04JB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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