• Short Summary

    ABOUT 250 STUDENTS - INCLUDING SOME SCHOOLCHILDREN - MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF WEST BERLIN ON THURSDAY NIGHT (30 JANUARY) IN A DEMONSTRATION CALLING ON FURTHER LIBERALISATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL POLICY IN THE CITY.

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    ABOUT 250 STUDENTS - INCLUDING SOME SCHOOLCHILDREN - MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF WEST BERLIN ON THURSDAY NIGHT (30 JANUARY) IN A DEMONSTRATION CALLING ON FURTHER LIBERALISATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL POLICY IN THE CITY. THE STUDENTS DEMANDED THAT BIRTH CONTROL PILLS AND SEX EDUCATION BE MADE FREELY AVAILABLE IN UNIVERSITIES.

    THE WEST BERLIN DEMONSTRATIONS COINCIDED WITH A WAVE OF STUDENT VIOLENCE THROUGHOUT WEST GERMANY. WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, KURT GEORG KIESINGER, CAME UNDER ATTACK FROM STUDENTS YESTERDAY, (FRIDAY) AND THERE HAD BEEN EARLIER WAVES OF VIOLENCE IN COLOGNE AND FRANKFURT.

    IN THURSDAY NIGHT'S DEMONSTRATION THE STUDENTS CARRIED BANNERS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF LENIN, MARX, ENGELS AND MAO TSE TUNG. THE BANNERS CALLED ON THE UNIVERSITY AUTHORITIES TO PROVIDE BIRTH CONTROL PILLS FREE THROUGHOUT ALL WEST GERMAN UNIVERSITIES.

    THE STUDENTS MARCHED ON GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN THE NORTH OF WEST BERLIN, BUT STEEL-HELMETED POLICE PREVENTED ANY OUTBREAKS OF VIOLENCE. AT THE GOVERNMENT OFFICES THE STUDENTS DELIVERED A PETITION TO THE AUTHORITIES IN CHARGE OF EDUCATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAECE41BRVYOC6T9R5HGA3ZEYSX
    Media URN:
    VLVAECE41BRVYOC6T9R5HGA3ZEYSX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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