• Short Summary

    ABOUT 1,000 STUDENT CLASHED WITH RIOT POLICE OUTSIDE KOREA UNIVERSITY TWO DAYS AGO (FRIDAY) WHEN THEY HELD A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST A GOVERNMENT MOVE TO ALLOW PRESIDENT CHUNG-HEE PARK TO SEEK A THIRD TERM IN OFFICE.

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    STUDENTS ASSEMBLING ON ROAD; POLICE MOVING IN; POLICE ASSEMBLING; STUDENTS SITTING ON ROAD AND ON THE MOVE, PUSHING GUARD TO OPEN GATE AND MARCHING TO GATE; POLICE CLASHING WITH DEMONSTRATORS AND MOVING BACK INTO POSITION.




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    Background: ABOUT 1,000 STUDENT CLASHED WITH RIOT POLICE OUTSIDE KOREA UNIVERSITY TWO DAYS AGO (FRIDAY) WHEN THEY HELD A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST A GOVERNMENT MOVE TO ALLOW PRESIDENT CHUNG-HEE PARK TO SEEK A THIRD TERM IN OFFICE.

    WEARING GAS-MASKS AND STEEL HELMETS, SOME 300 POLICE FOUGHT THE SLOGAN-CHANTING AND SINGING STUDENTS WITH TEAR GAS SHELLS AND BATONS.

    THE STUDENTS BROKE OUT OF THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS FOUR TIMES, SINGING, SHOUTING AND HURLING STONES AT POLICE WHO SEALED OFF ALL STREETS LEADING TO THE UNIVERSITY.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS THE FIRST IN A SCHEDULED WEEK OF STUDENTS PROTESTS AGAINST THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY THE PARTY IN POWER, WHICH WOULD REMOVED THE BAN ON A THIRD SUCCESSIVE PRESIDENTIAL TERM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5G47QXFN0KDQ2514Z8K6DDU9R
    Media URN:
    VLVA5G47QXFN0KDQ2514Z8K6DDU9R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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