• Short Summary

    THREE BANDS OF TIRED AMERICAN PACIFISTS, WHO HAD TRAMPED A TOTAL OF 2,100-MILES TO DEMONSTRATE FOR PEACE, WALKED INTO TROUBLE JUNE 19, WHEN THEY TRIED TO PICKET ON A STREET NEXT TO THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON.

  • Description

    1.
    LV MARCHERS PAST ENTRANCE TO WHITE HOUSE.
    0.04

    2.
    BACK V..POLICE.
    0.8

    3.
    SV MARCHERS WITH SLOGANS.
    0.11

    4.
    POLICE DIRECTING MARCHERS.
    0.14

    5.
    CU PLACARD.
    0.18

    6.
    CU DITTO.
    0.21

    7.
    CU BACK VIEW..POLICE.
    0.25

    8.
    CU BACK VIEW..POLICE.
    0.27

    9.
    GV WHITE HOUSE.
    0.31

    10.
    LV MARCHERS PAST TREASURY BUILDING.
    0.35

    11.
    SV POLICE AND MARCHERS.
    0.39

    12.
    CU JUDGE HOWARD TALKS TO POLICEMAN.
    0.43

    13.
    SV PEOPLE WATCH.
    0.42

    14.
    LV AND SV...SIGN "UNITED STATES ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION.
    0.51

    15.
    LV MARCHERS STANDING IN RAIN.
    0.55

    16.
    SV DITTO
    0.59

    17.
    CU PLACARD.
    1.2

    18.
    LV MARCHERS.
    1.6

    19.
    CU PAN..TO MARCHERS.
    1.10

    20.
    SV MARCHERS WITH SLOGANS.
    1.14

    21.
    GV COMMISSION BUILDING.
    1.17

    22.
    GV MARCHERS.
    1.21

    23.
    LV MARCHERS WALK PAST.
    1.26



    Initials TDH/V/JH/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THREE BANDS OF TIRED AMERICAN PACIFISTS, WHO HAD TRAMPED A TOTAL OF 2,100-MILES TO DEMONSTRATE FOR PEACE, WALKED INTO TROUBLE JUNE 19, WHEN THEY TRIED TO PICKET ON A STREET NEXT TO THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON. FOUR OF THE "WALK FOR PEACE" MARCHERS, WHO HAD TRUDGED IN FROM NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE; CHICAGO; AND HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WERE ARRESTED FOR OBSTRUCTION, BUT LATER RELEASED AFTER THE JUDGE VISITED THE SCENE OF ARREST TO SEE FOR HIMSELF.

    THE GROUPS, TOTALLING ABOUT 30, ARE SPONSORED BY THE COMMITTEE FOR NON-VIOLENT ACTION, A LARGELY QUAKER ORGANISATION. THEIR BANNERS READ: "NO BOMBS TESTS - EAST FOR WEST," "ACT FOR PEACE - REFUSE TO SERVE IN THE ARMED FORCES." THEY HAD EARLIER PICKETED THE PENTAGON AND ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE.

    ON JUNE 20 - CONTINUING THEIR WEEK-LONG PROGRAMME OF PROTEST - A HARDY GROUP BRAVED A RAINSTORM TO PICKET THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION HEADQUARTERS IN GERMANTOWN, MARYLAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAOXH34N7OT00ZNAYZEBGS1Q68
    Media URN:
    VLVAOXH34N7OT00ZNAYZEBGS1Q68
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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