• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES NUCLEAR POWERED AIRCRAFT CARRIER, ENTERPRIZE, ARRIVED IN SASEBO, SOUTHERN JAPAN, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AMID MORE ANTI-AMERICAN RIOTING BY STUDENTS.

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES NUCLEAR POWERED AIRCRAFT CARRIER, ENTERPRIZE, ARRIVED IN SASEBO, SOUTHERN JAPAN, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AMID MORE ANTI-AMERICAN RIOTING BY STUDENTS.

    MORE THAN 400 STUDENTS WHO TRIED TO BREAK TO BREAK INTO THE AMERICAN NAVAL BASE, WHERE ENTERPRIZE WAS DOCKED, WERE DRIVEN BACK BY POLICE. THE STUDENTS, WIELDING STICKS, FOUGHT THE POLICE AND 64 PEOPLE WERE INJURED. EIGHT STUDENTS WERE ARRESTED. THIS WAS THE THIRD DAY OF PROTESTS AGAINST THE ARRIVAL OF ENTERPRIZE.

    THE ENTERPRIZE, WHICH IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST WAR-SHIP, LEFT HAWAII ON JANUARY 8, TO MAKE THE FIRST CALL AT A JAPANESE PORT BY A NUCLEAR SURFACE SHIP. THIS TOUCHED OFF LEFT WING PROTESTS IN SASEBO AND TOKYO. THE ENTERPRIZE, WHICH WAS SERVING OFF VIETNAM UNTIL JUNE LAST YEAR, IS RETURNING TO DUTY WITH THE SEVENTH FLEET. IT IS ESCORTED BY THE GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATE, TRUXTON, AND THE DESTROYER, HALSEY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEYCZBBPU6WLHUADKQQINT1J2Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAEYCZBBPU6WLHUADKQQINT1J2Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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