• Short Summary

    About 1,000 demonstrators in Reggio Calabria dispersed peacefully today (Monday) after they had been doused with red dye by a police-manned water cannon.

  • Description

    About 1,000 demonstrators in Reggio Calabria dispersed peacefully today (Monday) after they had been doused with red dye by a police-manned water cannon. There was no fighting. Riot police and troops stood by ready to move in if the situation developed.

    This was probably the most peaceful of all the demonstrations which have taken place int he Italian city since many of its population began campaigning for Reggio Calabria to be named as capital of the Province last July.

    We're sorry for the poor quality of this telerecording as it was taken as a rush story form the Eurovision circuit. There were several technical difficulties which didn't help in the speedy processing of this film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADBVLNHGDETZUQ3AJUM09103WJ
    Media URN:
    VLVADBVLNHGDETZUQ3AJUM09103WJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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