• Short Summary

    A BIG MARCH IS BEING HELD TODAY IN AN EFFORT TO EXPEL UNITED STATES MILITARY BASES FROM GREECE AND TO ADVOCATE THE SUSPENSION OF THE TALKS BEING HELD BETWEEN THE U.S. AND GREECE OVER THE FUTURE OF THE INSTALLATIONS. THE INTERNATIONAL PEACE MOVEMENT AND RESIDENTS OF SEVERAL COMMUNITIES NEAR THE BASE AT HELLINIKON ORGANISED THE MARCH. THOUSANDS OF DEMONSTRATORS SHOUTING SLOGANS AND CARRYING PLACARDS CALLED THE BASES 'BASES OF DEATH' AND OPPOSED NUCLEAR WEAPONS. THEY ALLEGED THE AMERICANS EXPLOIT GREECE AS 'SECOND CLASS CITIZENS'.

  • Description

    GATHERING POINT OF THE DEMONSTRATORS NEAR THE BASE WITH CROWDS. PLAKATS, KIDS CARRYING POSTERS AGAINST NUCLEAR BOMBS, ETC. GENERAL GEORGE COUMANAKOS (RTD). CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST THE INSTALLATION OF AMERICAN BASES. MAKES AN EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT IN ENGLISH ON THE PURPOSE OF THE PROTEST MARCH. VARIOUS SHOTS WILL BE OF THE MARCHERS WITH PLACARDS, POSTERS AND SHOUTING ANTI-AMERICAN AND ANTI-NUCLEAR AND ANTI-NATO SLOGANS.





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    Background: A BIG MARCH IS BEING HELD TODAY IN AN EFFORT TO EXPEL UNITED STATES MILITARY BASES FROM GREECE AND TO ADVOCATE THE SUSPENSION OF THE TALKS BEING HELD BETWEEN THE U.S. AND GREECE OVER THE FUTURE OF THE INSTALLATIONS. THE INTERNATIONAL PEACE MOVEMENT AND RESIDENTS OF SEVERAL COMMUNITIES NEAR THE BASE AT HELLINIKON ORGANISED THE MARCH. THOUSANDS OF DEMONSTRATORS SHOUTING SLOGANS AND CARRYING PLACARDS CALLED THE BASES 'BASES OF DEATH' AND OPPOSED NUCLEAR WEAPONS. THEY ALLEGED THE AMERICANS EXPLOIT GREECE AS 'SECOND CLASS CITIZENS'. THE MARCH IS LED BY MAYORS AND COMMUNITY COUNCILLORS. SECURITY FORCES ARE IN POSITION TO PREVENT ANY ATTEMPT TO ENTER THE BASE. FILM EXPECTED TO SHOW: SCENES OF PROTESTERS/PLACARDS AND BANNERS/MARCHER SHOUTING SLOGANS/MAYORS AND COUNCILLORS LEADING MARCH/SPEAKERS/SECURITY FORCES/MILITARY BASE NEARBY/POSSIBLE STATEMENT IN ENGLISH

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEK7I9RL7G79N1PZYPGYH0635A
    Media URN:
    VLVAEK7I9RL7G79N1PZYPGYH0635A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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