• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF WEST BERLINERS CROSSED THE BERLIN WALL TODAY (MONDAY) INTO EAST BERLIN ON EASTER VISITS TO THEIR RELATIVES.

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    THOUSANDS OF WEST BERLINERS CROSSED THE BERLIN WALL TODAY (MONDAY) INTO EAST BERLIN ON EASTER VISITS TO THEIR RELATIVES.

    LADEN WITH CHOCOLATES AND OTHER GIFTS, TEN THOUSANDS HAD STREAMED THROUGH THE FIVE CROSSING POINTS BY MID-AFTERNOON.ALTOGETHER SOME 700,000 WEST BERLINERS ARE EXPECTED TO CROSS ON SPECIAL ONE-DAY EASTER VISIT PASSES DURING THE NEXT TWO WEEKS.

    THE EAST GERMANS HAD WARNED EARLIER THAT THE PASSES SCHEME -- THE FOURTH SINCE THE BERLIN WALL WAS BUILT IN AUGUST 1961 -- COULD BE ENDANGERED BY LAST WEDNESDAY'S SESSION IN WEST BERLIN OF THE BUNDESTAG -- THE WEST GERMAN LOWER HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT.THEY SAID THAT WEST BERLIN WAS A SEPARATE STATE FROM WEST GERMANY AND THUS THE WEST GERMAN PARLIAMENT HAD NO BUSINESS THERE.

    TRAFFIC ON THE MOTORWAYS BETWEEN WEST BERLIN AND WEST GERMANY, DELAYED BY EAST GERMANY LAST WEEK, RETURNED TO NORMAL YESTERDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAJ8VBEN7RNYQVYRPUA3NI4VGR
    Media URN:
    VLVAJ8VBEN7RNYQVYRPUA3NI4VGR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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