• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF FARMERS IN NORTHERN FRANCE TOOK PART IN DEMONSTRATIONS TODAY (SATURDAY) IN PROTEST AGAINST WHAT THEY CLAIM ARE THE UNFAIR LOW PRICES THEY ARE RECEIVING FOR SUGAR BEET.

  • Description

    1.
    SCU ROAD SIGN "AMIENS"
    0.03

    2.
    SV ANOTHER SIGN "LES AGRICULTURES PICARDS"
    0.07

    3.
    GV SIGNS ON ROAD SIDE
    0.10

    4.
    SV GROUP OF WOMEN WITH PAPERS
    0.13

    5.
    CU WOMAN HANDS PAPER TO TRACTOR DRIVER
    0.17

    6.
    GV CARS ARE STOPPED & DRIVERS ARE HANDED PAPERS
    0.30

    7.
    CU WOMAN HANDS SUGAR PACKET & PAPERS TO DRIVER
    0.37

    8.
    GV CARS ENTERING & LEAVING AMIENS
    0.50

    9.
    SV FARMERS
    0.52

    10.
    SCU DITTO
    0.56

    11.
    GV CARS STOPPED BY FARMERS
    1.04



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HUNDREDS OF FARMERS IN NORTHERN FRANCE TOOK PART IN DEMONSTRATIONS TODAY (SATURDAY) IN PROTEST AGAINST WHAT THEY CLAIM ARE THE UNFAIR LOW PRICES THEY ARE RECEIVING FOR SUGAR BEET.

    ON MAIN ROADS NEAR AMIENS AND OTHER CENTRES, THEY STOOD IN SMALL GROUPS, SIGNALLING MOTORISTS TO STOP.THEY THEN HANDED THE MOTORISTS A KILO (2 POUND) PACKET OF SUGAR AND A PAMPHLET CRITICISING THE GOVERNMENT'S AGRICULTURAL POLICY.

    THERE WERE NO INCIDENTS DURING THE DEMONSTRATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5XP0J1TAS4SSCH1OPB9QT1XW6
    Media URN:
    VLVA5XP0J1TAS4SSCH1OPB9QT1XW6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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