In Paris today big security precautions and student clashes with police over the presence of Israel's Prime Minister Mrs.
GV Conference building
GV PAN Police coaches
GV Police around building (3 shots)
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SCU Police with rifle on guard
LV PAN Delegates arrive in car
SV Sign on wall "Senat"
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GV Police grouping
GV Demonstrators advancing carrying posters (2 shots)
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Background: In Paris today big security precautions and student clashes with police over the presence of Israel's Prime Minister Mrs. Golda Meir. She's in France for the two-day conference of the Socialist International. Hundreds of police were on duty around the Luxembourg Palace, and Mrs. Meir was whisked straight to the conference from the steps of her aircraft.
Not long after the meeting began several hundred demonstrators shouting "Golda Meir Murderer", and "Palestine will win", burned an effigy of the Israeli leader.
But the demonstrators made no attempt to try to get close to the Luxembourg Palace where police had set up strong barriers...instead they mixed with shoppers, then formed into several groups and began to harass the police.
When they began hurling bottles and rocks the police formed up into companies and made several charges.....but the demonstrators disappeared and no arrests were made.