• Short Summary

    STRIKING PARIS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS BEGAN ATTEMPTS TODAY (SATURDAY) TO PARALYSE ALL SECTIONS OF THE 20,000-MEMBER ARTS FACULTY AT SUBURBAN NANTERRE -- THE CAMPUS WHICH SPEARHEADED THE MAY UNIVERSITY REVOLT IN PARIS.

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    STRIKING PARIS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS BEGAN ATTEMPTS TODAY (SATURDAY) TO PARALYSE ALL SECTIONS OF THE 20,000-MEMBER ARTS FACULTY AT SUBURBAN NANTERRE -- THE CAMPUS WHICH SPEARHEADED THE MAY UNIVERSITY REVOLT IN PARIS. ABOUT 600 NANTERRE STUDENTS, SUPPORTED BY SOME OF THEIR TEACHERS, VOTED LAST NIGHT TO BOYCOTT CLASSES INDEFINITELY.

    THE STRIKE, CALLED BY ONLY A SMALL PROPORTION OF THE FACULTY, STARTED ON THURSDAY NIGHT IN PROTEST AT POLICE QUESTIONING OF NANTERRE GIRL STUDENT REGINE MARTINEZ IN CONNECTION WITH BOMB EXPLOSIONS A WEEK AGO AT THREE PARIS BANKS, A GAULLIST PARTY OFFICE, A CAR SHOWROOM AND A RESTAURANT. THE STRIKERS ARE DEMANDING THAT THE POLICE DROP SUMMONSES AGAINST STUDENTS THEY WISH TO INTERROGATE.

    MILITANT GROUPS YESTERDAY PARADED THROUGH LECTURE HALLS AND TEACHERS, BESET BY INTERRUPTIONS, STOPPED CLASSES. THE MILITANTS HAVE SPLASHED SLOGANS BY INTERRUPTIONS, STOPPED CLASSES. THE MILITANT HAVE SPLASHED SLOGANS AND POSTERS ON THE WALLS OF THE FACULTY BUILDING, WHICH WAS OPENED LAST YEAR IN THE WEST PARIS SLUMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAXAOY2NA8ECFELDOYNRJQLKJ5
    Media URN:
    VLVAXAOY2NA8ECFELDOYNRJQLKJ5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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