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    Demonstrations against assassination of Lumumba turn to riots in London.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Student demonstrations after assassination of Patrice Lumumba (Prime Minister of Congo) turn to riots in London.

    LS Trafalgar Square showing crowds assembled at the base of Nelson's column - appears to be peaceful demonstration. LS Trafalgar Square showing National Gallery, crowds assembled round fountains, pan to show Nelson's Column. MS crowd listening to speech with policeman in front. MS base of Nelson's Column showing Kenneth Kaunda (President of Nationalist Union Party of North Rhodesia) addressing crowds with microphone. CU Kenneth Kaunda addressing crowd. CU crowd, camera pans to show man holding banner - "Hands Off - Africa Must Be Free". LS crowds packing square. CU press photographer taking pictures of banner reading "Movement For Colonial Freedom". MS policemen coming on duty.

    CU delegation at door of Belgium Embassy in Eaton Square, door opens. CU pressmen taking photographers. CU delegation leaving embassy. MS crowd trying to break through police cordon outside embassy. Crowds trying to break through police cordon. Police horses coming towards camera. CU rioter being taken off between two policemen. Rioter between two policemen being lead off under arrest.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:48:00 / 01:17:59:00
    UN 3460 A

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