• Short Summary

    WINE GROWERS IN THE HERAULT DEPARTMENT OF SOUTHERN FRANCE YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) BLOCKED FOUR MAIN NATIONAL ROADS IN PROTEST AGAINST IMPORTS OF ALGERIAN WINE.

  • Description

    1.
    LV COUNTRY ROAD BLOCKED BY TRUCKS EARLY MORNING
    0.06

    2.
    LV DITTO - FARMERS WALKING TOWARDS CAMERA
    0.12

    3.
    LV FRAMERS PLACING OBSTRUCTION ACROSS ROAD (2 SHOTS)
    0.23

    4.
    LV CROWD OF FARMERS IN VILLAGE STREET
    0.29

    5.
    MV FRAMERS SET FIRE TO BALES OF HAY ACROSS ROAD
    0.35

    6.
    MV BALES ON FIRE
    0.39

    7.
    LV FIRE
    0.45

    8.
    LV DITTO - FARMERS IN F/G
    0.52

    9.
    GV FIRE ACROSS STREET
    0.57

    10.
    CU FIRE
    1.00

    11.
    LV STREET BARRICADE AND FIRE
    1.04

    12.
    MV FIRE BURNING TYRES
    1.09

    13.
    LV POLICE MARCHING TOWARDS FIRE
    1.15

    14.
    CU DITTO
    1.18

    15.
    LV POLICE MARCHING TOWARDS CAMERA
    1.22

    16.
    LV POLICE REMOVE BARRICADES
    1.28

    17.
    MV GROUP OF POLICEMEN
    1.31

    18.
    SHOTS OF POLICE REMOVING BURNING DEBRIS, PUTTING OUT FIRE (5 SHOTS)
    1.56



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WINE GROWERS IN THE HERAULT DEPARTMENT OF SOUTHERN FRANCE YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) BLOCKED FOUR MAIN NATIONAL ROADS IN PROTEST AGAINST IMPORTS OF ALGERIAN WINE.FOR FOUR HOURS THEIR BARRICADES -- SOME OF THEM SET ABLAZE -- CAUSED HUGE TRAFFIC JAMS.

    RIOT POLICE, GUIDED BY OBSERVERS FLYING IN HELICOPTERS, FAILED TO PERSUADE THE DEMONSTRATORS TO TAKE DOWN THE BARRICADES.WITHOUT ANY VIOLENCE BREAKING OUT, THE POLICE FINALLY CLEARED THE ROADS THEMSELVES.

    LATER THE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED A CONCESSION PERMITTING THE GROWERS TO SELL THOUSANDS OF GALLONS OF MATURE WINE STOCKED IN THEIR CELLARS.PREVIOUSLY THE GROWERS COULD ONLY SELL THEIR STOCK IF THEY EXPORTED AN EQUAL QUANTITY OR IF THE WINE WAS TO BE DISTILLED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE5LM9FEGZCB0NWK58YTNU6KRI
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5LM9FEGZCB0NWK58YTNU6KRI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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