• Short Summary

    Riot police went into action with tear gas and water canons in the Latin Quarter as about 1000 student demonstrators marched on a police cordon across the Saint Michel Bridge in the Paris Latin Quarter.

  • Description

    B&W
    FRANCE: Paris: Latin Quarter:
    EXT / NIGHT
    Burning wreckage in street/ riot police throwing tear grenades and charging unseen demonstrators/ burning debris hosed down/ debris on pavement/ Red Cross attending injured demonstrator/ police clear fallen tree and barricades
    NIGHT Ends

    Broken cobble stones and debris in street/ broken road signs ('Saint Michel / Saint German') and debris litter street in riot aftermath - crowds inspecting debris-littered streets/ burnt-out car
    Background: Riot police went into action with tear gas and water canons in the Latin Quarter as about 1000 student demonstrators marched on a police cordon across the Saint Michel Bridge in the Paris Latin Quarter. In reply to tear gas grenades, the rioters flung paving stones at the police. Hundreds more students joined the rioters

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4PEUDIR4OKS0LA4TMZHJCTJTE
    Media URN:
    VLVA4PEUDIR4OKS0LA4TMZHJCTJTE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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