• Short Summary

    Carrying flags of East German provinces and banners reading "Indivisible Germany", thousands of West Germans rallied at the eastern border near Bad Hersfeld, Hesse, June 17, to mark the "Day of German Unity", anniversary of the abortive uprising against the Communist regime in 1953.

  • Description

    1.
    CU Sign 'To Border'.
    0.02

    2.
    LGV People's police in border zone.
    0.07

    3.
    LV Group of young Germans look towards border.
    0.10

    4.
    SCU Policeman points out border zone.
    0.13

    5.
    STV Young people parade with flags.
    0.17

    6.
    SV Ditto.
    0.21

    7.
    ANGLE V Parade and banners.
    0.23

    8.
    GV Night rally.
    0.26

    9.
    SV Minister Schroeder speaks.
    0.31

    10.
    SV Spectators with torches.
    0.35

    11.
    SCU Ditto.
    0.37

    12.
    SV Schroeder speaks.
    0.41

    13.
    CU Spectators.
    0.43

    14.
    SV Through transparent flag to giant fire.
    0.46

    15.
    SV PAN Fire.
    0.51



    Initials KV/V/WS/PB


    EDITORS see also PROD. No's 3913 and 3925

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Carrying flags of East German provinces and banners reading "Indivisible Germany", thousands of West Germans rallied at the eastern border near Bad Hersfeld, Hesse, June 17, to mark the "Day of German Unity", anniversary of the abortive uprising against the Communist regime in 1953.

    West German Minister of the Interior, Schroeder, addressed the crowds at night, appealing for German re-unification and demanding self-determination for all Germans. A vast number of torches were lit and a huge bonfire blazed up, a signal of remembrance across the border.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA1CWLL87YUBICLZ25KIEHDO9A
    Media URN:
    VLVAA1CWLL87YUBICLZ25KIEHDO9A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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