• Short Summary

    STUDENTS OF THE MULTI-RACIAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND IN SALISBURY, SOUTHERN RHODESIA, FOUGHT ONE ANOTHER AND THE POLICE, JUNE 15, OVER THE OFFICIAL VISIT THERE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF MOZAMBIQUE, REAR-ADMIRAL SARMENTO RODRIGUES.

  • Description

    1.
    SV SIGN TABACCO AUCTION
    0.05

    2.
    SV GOVERNOR-GENERAL GREETED
    0.08

    3.
    GV PAN INT: AUCTION FLOOR
    0.13

    4.
    SV GOVERNOR-GENERAL AT AUCTION
    0.17

    5.
    SV BUYERS EXAMINE SAMPLES OF LEAF
    0.22

    6.
    SV AUCTIONEER
    0.24

    7.
    SV VISITORS
    0.27

    8.
    LV STUDENTS WITH PLACARDS SEATED ON ROAD TO UNIVERSITY
    0.32

    9.
    LV STUDENTS THROW STONES
    0.35

    10.
    SV DITTO
    0.37

    11.
    SV PAN STUDENT ARRESTED BY POLICE
    0.38

    12.
    CU PLACARD "WE PROTEST SUPPRESSION OF ACADEMIC FREEDOM"
    0.47

    13.
    SV PAN STUDENTS WAVE AS CAR PASSES
    0.52

    14.
    SV CAR PAST STUDENTS
    0.54

    15.
    SV GIRL STUDENT RUNS BEHIND POLICE CAR
    0.58

    16.
    LV STUDENTS OUTSIDE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
    1.02

    17.
    SV STUDENT HOLDS UP POSTER
    1.04

    18.
    SV STUDENTS
    1.09



    Initials JRG/S/WS/SGM



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    Background: STUDENTS OF THE MULTI-RACIAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND IN SALISBURY, SOUTHERN RHODESIA, FOUGHT ONE ANOTHER AND THE POLICE, JUNE 15, OVER THE OFFICIAL VISIT THERE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF MOZAMBIQUE, REAR-ADMIRAL SARMENTO RODRIGUES. THE DEMONSTRATING STUDENTS - MAINLY AFRICANS - IN A NOTICE OF INTENTIONS POSTED UP IN THE COLLEGE EARLIER ALLEGED SUPPRESSION OF ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN PORTUGAL'S UNIVERSITIES.

    EARLIER IN THE DAY, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL VISITED SALISBURY'S TOBACCO AUCTIONS, WHILE THE STUDENTS PREPARED TO TAKE UP THEIR POSITIONS ALONG THE ROAD TO THE UNIVERSITY. BANNERS PROTESTING AGAINST THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S VISIT - HELD ALOFT BY AFRICAN STUDENTS - INFLAMED WHITE STUDENTS OVER THE "EXTREMIST" VIEWS ON THE BANNERS. FIST FIGHTING TURNED TO STONE THROWING BEFORE POLICE TACKLED AND ARRESTED DEMONSTRATORS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7PQ5SYJHHQWBNAC8RDCKSFD8Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA7PQ5SYJHHQWBNAC8RDCKSFD8Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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