• Short Summary

    A PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION AND A MASS AT THE BASILICA DE SANTO DOMINGO IN BUENOS AIRES CELEBRATED THE 124TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARGENTINIAN NAVAL VICTORY OVER THE FRENCH IN 1845.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CROWD OUTSIDE THE BASILICA DE SANTO DOMINGO
    0.10

    2.
    SV DEMONSTRATORS SHOWERED BY LEAFLETS AND SHOUTING "ROSA ROSA" AND "VIVA VIVA URI BURU" (2 SHOTS)
    0.40

    3.
    SV INSIDE DOMINGO CHURCH, REMEMBRANCE SERVICE TAKING PLACE
    0.57

    4.
    SV PRIEST READING LESSON
    1.07

    5.
    SV CONGREGATION
    1.15



    Initials SAW/VS/DW/MH



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    Background: A PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION AND A MASS AT THE BASILICA DE SANTO DOMINGO IN BUENOS AIRES CELEBRATED THE 124TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARGENTINIAN NAVAL VICTORY OVER THE FRENCH IN 1845.

    THE CROWD OUTSIDE THE BASILICA CHANTED THE NAME OF JUAN MANUAL DE ROSAS WHO COMMANDED THE ARGENTINIAN NAVY WHEN IT BROKE A FRENCH BLOCKADE OF THE RIVER PLATE. INSIDE, A PRIEST CONDUCTED A MASS IN HIS MEMORY.

    THE NAME OF ROSAS IS REVERED BY ULTRA-NATIONALIST ORGANISATIONS IN BUENOS AIRES WHO WANT A BAN LIFTED ON THE REPATRIATION OF HIS REMAINS FROM BRITAIN WHERE HE DIED IN 1877.

    MANY OF HIS SUPPORTERS WERE IN THE CROWD OUTSIDE THE BASILICA. ROSAS WAS A FORMER DICTATOR OF BUENOS AIRES FROM 1835 TO 1852 WHO FLED THE COUNTRY AFTER BEING DEFEATED IN BATTLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAKLXXKGJLYKXVNRAOV9UJU4NT
    Media URN:
    VLVAKLXXKGJLYKXVNRAOV9UJU4NT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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