• Short Summary

    FARMERS' WIVES AT SAINT-LO, A MARKET-TOWN IN NORMANDY, NORTHERN FRANCE, STAGED A PROTEST MARCH TODAY (FRIDAY) PROTESTING AT THE LOW PRICES THEY ARE GETTING FOR THEIR DAIRY PRODUCE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV COLUMN PAN DOWN TO WOMEN DEMONSTRATORS LISTENING TO SPEECH IN SQUARE
    0.08

    2.
    GV WOMEN LISTENING
    0.11

    3.
    SV WOMAN SPEAKS
    0.14

    4.
    GV PAN WOMEN WITH BANNERS LISTEN
    0.26

    5.
    CU BANNER ZOOM OUT TO GV APPLAUDING WOMEN
    0.30

    6.
    GV DEMONSTRATORS
    0.35

    7.
    LV & GV DEMONSTRATORS MARCHING FROM SQUARE
    0.56

    8.
    SV DEMONSTRATORS CARRYING WREATH
    0.59

    9.
    TGV-PROCESSION OF VEHICLES AND MARCHERS ALONG STREET
    1.04



    Initials GL/VS/PNG/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FARMERS' WIVES AT SAINT-LO, A MARKET-TOWN IN NORMANDY, NORTHERN FRANCE, STAGED A PROTEST MARCH TODAY (FRIDAY) PROTESTING AT THE LOW PRICES THEY ARE GETTING FOR THEIR DAIRY PRODUCE.

    ABOUT A THOUSAND WOMEN, SUMMONED BY THEIR UNION, GATHERED WITH PLACARDS AND WREATHS OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL IN THE MAIN SQUARE OF THE TOWN.

    PLACARDS DREW ATTENTION TO THEIR GRIEVANCES -- LONG HOURS OF WORK, AND LOW PRICES FOR THEIR PRODUCE.

    AFTER HEARING SPEECHES, THE WOMEN FORMED A PROCESSION AND MARCHED THROUGH THE TOWN STREETS. THERE WERE NO INCIDENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2RZ4RKMBSI1GDEP5KMKIOSQQ1
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RZ4RKMBSI1GDEP5KMKIOSQQ1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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