• Short Summary

    A journalist representing Reuters News Agency was ejected from a rowdy press conference given in Montreal today (Wednesday) by the lawyer for the French Canadian separatist organisation FLQ.

  • Description

    1.
    MV Press conference
    0.06

    2.
    CU Journalist tries to question
    0.14

    3.
    SV Lawyer & reporter arguing
    0.24

    4.
    SV Journalist pushed & heckled then knocked out (2 shots)
    0.50

    5.
    CU Lawyer
    1.30


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 5: LEMIEUX: "I thought the English gentleman, i don't think he was hammered, i don't think, he is hurt? Is he wounded? What wounds does he have, sir?



    You haven't got a slight idea. you're just making a guess. Just a minute, I was in the middle of a sentence, sir, and he interrupted me. I asked him politely once, twice, perhaps three times to wait and he insisted on continuing to interrupt me."




    Initials SAW/PN/SGM/0141 SAW/PN/SGM/0148


    COMMENTATOR'S VOICE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A journalist representing Reuters News Agency was ejected from a rowdy press conference given in Montreal today (Wednesday) by the lawyer for the French Canadian separatist organisation FLQ. The FLQ at present hold two kidnap hostages and the lawyer, Mr Robert Lemieux, is negotiating with the Canadian Government over the conditions for the hostages' release.

    The incident involving the journalist occurred when he tried to ask questions at the press conference. He was knocked over the finally ejected from the room.

    Meanwhile, the negotiations appear to be deadlocked over guarantees for the hostages' release in exchange for separatist members in Canadian prisons.

    After the journalist was ejected, M. Lemieux said:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4T7W3872WVA6XI62GFWGQKD32
    Media URN:
    VLVA4T7W3872WVA6XI62GFWGQKD32
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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