• Short Summary

    More than 2000 riot police have failed to oust militant demonstrators encamped on the disputed site of Tokyo's second international airport, after a nine-day battle.

  • Description

    NARITA, JAPAN (MARCH 7, 1971) (REUTERS)

    Aerial view site for airport extension, with student encampment on hillside.
    GV Pan runway extension under construction
    SV Pan foundations for new airport buildings
    CV crowd on hillside, pan to student encampment.
    SV Students throwing stones at riot police.
    Aerial view, line of police and students facing each other across valley.
    SV students rushing police lines(3 shots)
    SV riot police surge forward (2 shots)
    SV students throwing stones and forcing police back.
    SV police moving off.
    SV students in encampment (3 shots) behind barricade

    Initials CO.15.23 DR.15.52
    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved.
    Background: More than 2000 riot police have failed to oust militant demonstrators encamped on the disputed site of Tokyo's second international airport, after a nine-day battle.
    This film from Visnews cameraman Kimiaki Tanaka shows scenes on the eighth day of the battle between the riot police and the demonstrators - students and local farmers.
    The bellicose farmers resent losing their land, and the students claim the airport will be used for U.S. military purposes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAV07SQT3VDJQTHB3HE8EFXAOS
    Media URN:
    VLVAAV07SQT3VDJQTHB3HE8EFXAOS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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