• Short Summary

    In Ankara, Turkey, June 10, thousands attended the funeral of four students and an army lieutenant, who were killed during the recent disturbances which led to the overthrow of the Menderes Government.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN.. Cebeci Mosque, PAN down to mourners
    0.07

    2.
    SV PAN.. Two of the coffins outside Mosque
    0.13

    3.
    GV Mourners kneeling
    0.17

    4.
    GV Mourners pray
    0.30

    5.
    TGV PAN.. Funeral cortege through streets
    0.44

    6.
    SV Coffin on gun carriage
    0.49

    7.
    SV PAN.. Photograph of victim carried in funeral procession
    0.55

    8.
    SV Students carry bags of earth from birthplace of victims
    1.06

    9.
    SV Women crying
    1.08

    10.
    SV Coffin on gun carriage
    1.14

    11.
    SV PAN.. Another ditto
    1.17

    12.
    LV Relations to victims in procession
    1.21

    13.
    SV Women line street
    1.23

    14.
    TV Coffin on gun carriage
    1.28

    15.
    LV PAN.. Air force planes fly over
    1.33

    16.
    GV Mourners arrive at Ataturk Mausoleum
    1.36

    17.
    SV Coffin on stand
    1.39

    18.
    LV Army officers
    1.42

    19.
    SCU PAN.. Portrait of young boy, Pan to coffin
    1.46

    20.
    SCU Young student reads poetry
    1.50

    21.
    TGV PAN.. Crowd at Mausoleum
    1.58

    22.
    TV Coffins carried towards Mausoleum
    2.04

    23.
    TV ZOOM OUT... DITTO
    2.11



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In Ankara, Turkey, June 10, thousands attended the funeral of four students and an army lieutenant, who were killed during the recent disturbances which led to the overthrow of the Menderes Government.

    A long procession of mourners - relatives and friends, soldiers and civilians, high-ranking officers and leading personalities of public life - accompanied the five coffins, mounted on gun carriages, on their way from Cebeci Mosque to the Ataturk Mausoleum. The crowd carried pictures of the dead and bags of earth taken from the places where they were born. Public prayers lasting 90 minutes preceded the last rites according to Moslem custom. At the graveside, a student read poems written by the young lieutenant. As guns boomed a salute, sixteen jet fighters roared overhead in tribute to the dead.

    The five people buried outside the Mausoleum were an 8-year-old schoolboy and two students of Istanbul University, a student from Ankara, and the young officer who lost his life in the capital.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE6PSXSC383EGJ57D2L1M59TWG
    Media URN:
    VLVAE6PSXSC383EGJ57D2L1M59TWG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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