• Short Summary

    WINDOWS WERE SHATTERED AND A DOOR DAMAGED WHEN A BOMB EXPLODED AT A UNITED STATES INFORMATION SERVICE (USIS) LIBRARY ON THE OUTSKIRTS ON ROME EARLY TODAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    WINDOWS WERE SHATTERED AND A DOOR DAMAGED WHEN A BOMB EXPLODED AT A UNITED STATES INFORMATION SERVICE (USIS) LIBRARY ON THE OUTSKIRTS ON ROME EARLY TODAY (TUESDAY).

    POLICE WERE TODAY INVESTIGATING THE INCIDENT IN WHICH A CAR PARKED NEAR THE LIBRARY WAS ALSO DAMAGED.

    MR GORDON A. EWING, HEAD OF THE USIS IN ROME, SAID THE EXPLOSION FOLLOWED TWO LESS SERIOUS ATTACKS ON THE LIBRARY IN THE PAST YEAR, BOTH APPARENTLY IN PROTEST AGAINST AMERICAN POLICY IN VIETNAM.

    IN THE PREVIOUS ATTACKS, PETROL WAS POURED AROUND THE FRONT DOOR AND IGNITED, BUT LITTLE DAMAGE WAS CAUSED, IN ANOTHER INCIDENT, SLOGANS ATTACKING PRESIDENT JOHNSON WERE STUCK ON THE WALLS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAGNJIGIJHH6BM45ANIAGYPQZ6
    Media URN:
    VLVAGNJIGIJHH6BM45ANIAGYPQZ6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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