• Short Summary

    THE TEST FOR WEST GERMANY'S NEW EXTREMIST RIGHT-WINGERS, THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (NPD), COMES TOMORROW (SUNDAY) IN THE ELECTIONS IN BAVARIA - THE STATE CONTAINING SUCH FORMER NAZI STRONGHOLDS AS NUREMBURG, BAYREUTH AND BAMBERG.

  • Description

    THE TEST FOR WEST GERMANY'S NEW EXTREMIST RIGHT-WINGERS, THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (NPD), COMES TOMORROW (SUNDAY) IN THE ELECTIONS IN BAVARIA - THE STATE CONTAINING SUCH FORMER NAZI STRONGHOLDS AS NUREMBURG, BAYREUTH AND BAMBERG. IN MUNICH, THE CAPITAL OF BAVARIA, FIGHTING BROKE OUT BETWEEN NPD SUPPORTERS AND STUDENTS BEARING ANTI-NAZI POSTERS LAST NIGHT, FOLLOWING A COURT ORDER FORCING A CIRCUS COMPANY TO OPEN ITS ARENA FOR A NPD RALLY.
    EARLIER ABOUT 2,000 STUDENTS CAUSED TRAFFIC CHAOS BY MARCHING THROUGH THE CITY CENTRE IN PROTEST AGAINST THE NPD. THEIR BANNERS READ "NPD - SELL OUT OF DEMOCRACY", "NEVER AGAIN NAZISM", "WE WANT NO FOURTH REICH", "ONLY THE MOST STUPID CALVES CHOOSE THEIR OWN SLAUGHTERERS", "NPD - CHILD OF HITLER", AND "MUNICH SUFFERS NO NAZIS".
    A STUDENT LEADER SHOUTED OVER LOUDSPEAKERS: "WE WANT TO MAKE IT KNOWN TO THE WORLD - MUNICH IS NOT GOING TO BE MADE CAPITAL OF THE MOVEMENT A SECOND TIME". HE WAS REFERRING TO HITLER'S DECLARATION OF THE BAVARIAN CAPITAL THE CENTRE OF NAZISM IN ITS EARLY BEGINNINGS. SEVERAL POLICE PATROL CARS AND SCORES OF POLICE OFFICERS WITH SMALL WALKIE-TALKIE RADIOS KEPT THE DEMONSTRATION IN CHECK.
    (TWO WEEKS AGO, THE NPD SHOCKED MODERN WEST GERMANY BY WINNING EIGHT OF THE 96 SEATS IN THE HESSE STATE PARLIAMENT THE PARTY'S FIRST ELECTORAL TRIUMPH. NOW THEY HOPE TO MAKE AN EVEN STRONGER SHOWING IN THE STATE WHERE HITLER FIRST CAME TO POWER.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVADPJ4L2J4CBPPJU1UQFKRCH7XY
    Media URN:
    VLVADPJ4L2J4CBPPJU1UQFKRCH7XY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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