• Short Summary

    BRITISH PHILOSOPHER EARL (BERTRAND) RUSSELL TODAY (MONDAY) CALLED THE BRITISH LABOUR GOVERNMENT'S SUPPORT OF AMERICAN ACTION IN NORTH VIETNAM "CRAVEN AND ODIOUS."
    HE TOLD 500 STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS:
    HE WENT ON:
    LORD RUSSELL DESCRIBED AMERICAN ATTACKS ON NORTH VIETNAM AS "DESPERATE ACTS OF PIRATICAL MADNESS".

  • Description

    1.
    GV INT..ZOOM TO RUSSELL ON PLATFORM APPLAUDED
    0.11

    2.
    GV CROWD SILENT
    0.15

    3.
    LV ZOOM TO RUSSELL
    2.49

    4.
    GV ZOOM TO CU RUSSELL APPLAUDED
    2.59


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ 3: RUSSELL: "ONCE MORE AMERICA SUMMONS MANKIND TO THE BRINK OF WORLD WAR. ONCE WAR AMERICA IS WILLING TO RUN THE RISK OF DESTRUCTION OF THE HUMAN RACE RATHER THAN BOW TO THE GENERAL WILL"



    "EITHER AMERICA IS STOPPED NOW OR THERE WILL BE CRISIS AFTER CRISIS UNTIL, IN UTTER WEARINESS, THE WORLD DECIDES FOR SUICIDES."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BRITISH PHILOSOPHER EARL (BERTRAND) RUSSELL TODAY (MONDAY) CALLED THE BRITISH LABOUR GOVERNMENT'S SUPPORT OF AMERICAN ACTION IN NORTH VIETNAM "CRAVEN AND ODIOUS."
    HE TOLD 500 STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS:
    HE WENT ON:
    LORD RUSSELL DESCRIBED AMERICAN ATTACKS ON NORTH VIETNAM AS "DESPERATE ACTS OF PIRATICAL MADNESS".HE URGED WORLD PROTESTS AT EVERY UNITED STATES EMBASSY, AND SAID THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT'S SUPPORT FOR THE UNITED STATES MUST BE ATTACKED BY MEETINGS, MARCHES, DEMONSTRATION, AND ALL OTHER FORMS OF PROTEST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA61D0J0RHO71JW7L8ZMHSOAB9W
    Media URN:
    VLVA61D0J0RHO71JW7L8ZMHSOAB9W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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