• Short Summary

    FIVE THOUSAND DEMONSTRATING STUDENTS TOOK OVER THE CENTRE OF RIO DE JANEIRO ON THURSDAY, DEMANDING THE RELEASE OF SOME OF THEIR COLLEAGUES, HELD UNDER ARREST AFTER RIOTS IN THE CITY LAST MONTH.

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    FIVE THOUSAND DEMONSTRATING STUDENTS TOOK OVER THE CENTRE OF RIO DE JANEIRO ON THURSDAY, DEMANDING THE RELEASE OF SOME OF THEIR COLLEAGUES, HELD UNDER ARREST AFTER RIOTS IN THE CITY LAST MONTH.

    THE STUDENTS CARRIED BANNERS PROTESTING AGAINST THE NATIONAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS AND MANY USED SPRAY GUNS TO DAUB BUSES AND BUILDINGS.

    ONE GROUP OF STUDENTS CARRIED AN EFFIGY OF UNCLE SAM, DRESSED IN REPLICA OF THE UNITED STATES FLAG MARCHED TO THE STATE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THERE THE LEADER OF THE OUTLAWED MUNICIPAL STUDENTS UNION VLADIMIR PALMEIRA ADDRESSED THE CROWD.

    THE MARCH HAD STARTED IN RIOTS CINEMA DISTRICT AND WOUND THROUGH THE MAIN AVENIDA RIO BRAN??? TO THE ASSEMBLY BUILDING TRAFFIC IN THE CITY WAS JAMMED FOR NEARLY SIX HOURS, BUT THE DEMONSTRATION ENDED WITHOUT VIOLENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF1P8NH6C7S0FM7F2771J8US2D
    Media URN:
    VLVAF1P8NH6C7S0FM7F2771J8US2D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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