• Short Summary

    THE AMERICAN NAVAL BASE AT YOKOSUKA, JAPAN...THIS WAS THE FOCAL POINT ON SUNDAY (1 SEPT.)?

  • Description

    THE AMERICAN NAVAL BASE AT YOKOSUKA, JAPAN...THIS WAS THE FOCAL POINT ON SUNDAY (1 SEPT.) FOR A MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION BY 60,000 PEOPLE.THEY HAD COME FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY TO PROTEST AGAINST PROPOSED VISITS BY AMERICAN NUCLEAR-POWERED SUBMARINES.

    MR.NARITA, GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE JAPANESE SOCIALIST PARTY, SAID JAPAN, WHICH HAD TWICE KNOWN ATOMIC ATTACK, MUST NOT BECOME LAUNCHING PLACE FOR ANY NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

    BUDDHISTS MONKS BEATING GONGS LATER LED A PROCESSION AROUND THE NAVAL BASE.FEARING MARINES.BUT THE DEMONSTRATION, ORGANISED BY TRADE UNIONS AND THE SOCIALIST AND COMMUNIST PARTIES, PASSED OFF WITHOUT INCIDENT.A SIMILAR PROTEST WAS STAGED AT KYUSHU, ANOTHER U.S.BASE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEGPOLKPXE4VBRXNC2Z6B7UN49
    Media URN:
    VLVAEGPOLKPXE4VBRXNC2Z6B7UN49
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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