• Short Summary

    Antiwar demonstrators began a symbolic, single-file "March Against Death" on Thursday night (13 November) that will send a steady stream of protesters past the White House and into a park across the street for the Capitol until Saturday morning.

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    Antiwar demonstrators began a symbolic, single-file "March Against Death" on Thursday night (13 November) that will send a steady stream of protesters past the White House and into a park across the street for the Capitol until Saturday morning. The march began six o'clock in the evening near the gates of Arlington National Cemetery. The route took the marchers around the Lincoln Memorial to the White House and then to Union Square Park across from the Capitol.

    The march was the first of three days of protests planned by New Mobilisation Committee to End the War. The activities are to culminate in a mass rally Saturday afternoon at the Washington Monument.

    Most of Thursday's marchers were student age, but among them were a number of middle-aged men and women and priests in clerical collars. As the march began only a snake-like line of candles was visible against the dark bands of a Potomic River. Each marcher carried the name of a soldier killed in Vietnam.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE5TQ7T7VIVB77T2B2STLY1ILM
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5TQ7T7VIVB77T2B2STLY1ILM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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