• Short Summary

    MILITANT STUDENTS IN TOKYO HAVE RUN WILD IN AN ANTI-AMERICAN RAMPAGE. THEY RIPPED UP CHUNKS?

  • Description

    MILITANT STUDENTS IN TOKYO HAVE RUN WILD IN AN ANTI-AMERICAN RAMPAGE. THEY RIPPED UP CHUNKS OF PAVEMENT FROM THE MAIN-STREET IN THE JAPANESE CITY, THE GINZA.

    ABOUT 34 STUDENTS WERE ARRESTED AFTER THE RIOT. EARLIER THEY HELD A RALLY AT CHUO UNIVERSITY. THIS FILM SHOWS PART OF THE RALLY, WERE THE STUDENTS DEMANDED THAT THE UNITED STATES RETURN THE ISLAND OF OKINAWA TO THE JAPANESE.

    ON SATURDAY THE STUDENTS TRIED TO STORM THE FOREIGN MINISTRY BUILDING IN TOKYO. POLICE HAVE ESTIMATED THAT 35,000 STUDENT AND TRADE UNIONISTS HELD RALLIES AND DEMONSTRATIONS IN 62 JAPANESE CENTRES TODAY AS PART OF A NATION-WIDE "RETURN OKINAWA" CAMPAIGN.

    THE TOKYO RIOT BROUGHT OUT POLICE ARMED WITH RIOT SHIELDS AND ORDERS TO ARREST AS MANY AS POSSIBLE. THE STUDENTS WERE ARMED WITH STONES AND BATONS AND WORE STEEL HELMETS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEAMAC8Q3IXKG6QBV4CD3O0499
    Media URN:
    VLVAEAMAC8Q3IXKG6QBV4CD3O0499
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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