About 2,000 left-wing demonstrators protesting against American action in Vietnam and the new regime in Greece snarled traffic in the streets of Rome yesterday (Thursday).
GV HIGH ANGLE - PAN demonstrators marching
SV Towards camera
CU 'Peace - disarmament' banner
GTV Mass of placards carried
CU Sign "Liberty for the people of Greece" PAN TO more banners carried
GTV Demonstrators with Greece and Vietnam protest banners
CV Vietnam banner carried
SV Chanting demonstrators towards camera
MV PAN Banner TILT TO GV demonstrators
CV Women towards shouting 'Vietnam'
LV Speaker PAN TO crowd listening
CU Agostino Novella - trade unionist speaking
SV Crowd applauds
GV REAR ANGLE - Crowd
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Background: About 2,000 left-wing demonstrators protesting against American action in Vietnam and the new regime in Greece snarled traffic in the streets of Rome yesterday (Thursday).
The demonstrators milled about in St. John Square after their march from Vittoro Square. They carried posters saying "Let Johnson Die" and "Long Live Free Greece."
Scores of police guarded the United States embassy in Rome. They were equipped with water cannon, but demonstrators did not go there.
At their meeting in St. John Square the demonstrators were addressed by trade union figures and leaders of Italian left-wing groups.