• Short Summary

    DESPITE THE GOVERNMENT ORDER AGAINST THEM THERE WERE FURTHER WIDESPREAD DEMONSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT FRANCE YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ALTHOUGH THERE WERE FEW SERIOUS INCIDENTS.

  • Description


    DEMONSTRATION; POLICE REQUESTING DEMONSTRATORS TO DISPERSE.




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    Background: DESPITE THE GOVERNMENT ORDER AGAINST THEM THERE WERE FURTHER WIDESPREAD DEMONSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT FRANCE YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ALTHOUGH THERE WERE FEW SERIOUS INCIDENTS.

    A WELL ATTENDED AND ORDERLY DEMONSTRATION WAS HELD OUTSIDE THE OFFICES OF THE STATE-RUN TELEVISION NETWORK, OFFICE DE RADIOFFUSION TELEVISION FRANCAISE - ORTF.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS HELD TO MARK THE SEVENTH AND FINAL DAY OF 'OPERATION JERICHO', DURING WHICH STRIKING MEMBERS OF ORTF'S STAFF HAVE MAINTAINED A CONTINUOUS MARCH AROUND THE PERIMETER OF THE OFFICE BUILDING.

    POLICE WATCHED THE DEMONSTRATION FOR A TIME, AND THEN ASKED THE DEMONSTRATORS TO DISPERSE. THE DEMONSTRATION THEN BROKE UP WITHOUT INCIDENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5DII8TZ5ZKI5U5WMMVAA67TIA
    Media URN:
    VLVA5DII8TZ5ZKI5U5WMMVAA67TIA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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