• Short Summary

    AROUND THE WORLD THIS MONTH MEASURING RADIO-ACTIVITY IN THE ATMOSPHERE BECAME A FULL-TIME JOB FOR SCIENTISTS WITH THE DETECTION OF NUCLEAR DEVICES EXPLODED BY THE SOVIET UNION.

  • Description

    1.
    GV TILT DOWN.. METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY HEADQUARTERS, TOKYO.
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    2.
    SWIVEL SHOT..MAIN RADAR AERIAL.
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    3.
    LV. RADAR ANTENNA.
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    4.
    GV. AGENCY HEADQUARTERS ENTRANCE, UNITED NATIONS, JAPANESE FLAGS OVER GATE.
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    5.
    CU PAN..GRAPH RECORDS SOME EXPLOSION. ARROW SHOWS POSITION OF EXPLOSION.
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    6.
    GV. BAROGRAPH EQUIPMENT EXAMINED BY SCIENTIST.
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    7.
    SCU. BAROGRAPH MACHINE.
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    8.
    CU. DITTO.
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    9.
    SV. SCIENTIST EXAMINES GRAPH.
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    10.
    REAR V..DITTO.
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    11.
    CU. CHART DRAWN FROM BAROGRAPH AND OTHER DATA TO GAUGE POWER OF BLAST AND DIRECTION.
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    12.
    CU. DITTO.
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    Background: AROUND THE WORLD THIS MONTH MEASURING RADIO-ACTIVITY IN THE ATMOSPHERE BECAME A FULL-TIME JOB FOR SCIENTISTS WITH THE DETECTION OF NUCLEAR DEVICES EXPLODED BY THE SOVIET UNION.

    IN JAPAN, THE SOVIET UNION'S EASTERN NEIGHBOUR, METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE NATION RECORDED SHOCK UPON SHOCK WAVES - THE LATEST, FROM A DEVICE BELIEVED IN THE 30-50-MEGATON RANGE LASTED FROM THREE TO EIGHT MINUTES.

    WEATHER BULLETINS TOOK ON NEW URGENCY, CHANGES IN WIND DIRECTIONS BECAME HOTTER NEWS THAN THE BERLIN CRISIS. WARNINGS WENT OUT TO THE PUBLIC NOT TO DRINK RAINWATER UNLESS FIRST STRAINED THROUGH CHARCOAL, TO WASH ALL FRUIT, TO REMOVE ALL CLOTHING WET FROM THE RAIN.

    OCT 25, THE JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTRY IN A NOTE TO THE SOVIET EMBASSY IN TOKYO ACCUSED THE SOVIET UNION OF ATTEMPTING TO ACHIEVE DIPLOMATIC GOALS BY THE USE OF FORCE AND TERROR; AND IN THE UNITED NATIONS, EIGHT OF THE SOVIET UNIONS' NEAR NEIGHBOURS WERE PREPARING NEW APPEALS TO HALT NUCLEAR TESTING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAATSEU8EN7QOGFR3XYQC9DGIU
    Media URN:
    VLVAAATSEU8EN7QOGFR3XYQC9DGIU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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