• Short Summary

    BRAZIL -- AND THE HUNT FOR ALLEGED SUBVERSIVES GOES ON. TROOPS WENT TO THE UNIVERSITY?

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    BRAZIL -- AND THE HUNT FOR ALLEGED SUBVERSIVES GOES ON. TROOPS WENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF BRASILIA IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL LAST THURSDAY TO SEEK OUT ANTI-GOVERNMENT SUSPECTS.

    FOUR-HUNDRED TROOPS SEALED OFF THE UNIVERSITY GROUNDS. THEY WERE AFTER 18 PROFESSORS, AND LEADERS OF STUDENT UNIONS. SIX PROFESSORS WERE DETAINED ON THE CAMPUS AND TAKEN AWAY.

    THEY INCLUDED PROFESSORS OF MUSIC, ARCHITECTURE,,LAW, ART, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND POLITICAL SCIENCE. ONE SHORT-WAVE RADIO WAS FOUND AND CONFISCATED.

    SOLDIERS ALSO SEARCHED FOR AND EXAMINED ALLEGED SUBVERSIVE PROPAGANDA. LATER, SEVERAL STUDENT LEADERS WERE ALSO DETAINED.

    ONE OF THEM SAID THAT MANY STUDENTS OPPOSED EX-PRESIDENT GOULART, BUT BELIEVED HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN OUSTED BY CONSTITUTIONAL MEANS RATHER THAN MILITARY REVOLUTION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADZ1LOV5TR6VKU3SZL102CRGJ6
    Media URN:
    VLVADZ1LOV5TR6VKU3SZL102CRGJ6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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