• Short Summary

    SEVERAL HUNDRED MADRID UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, ANGERED BY THE DEATH OF A STUDENT ALLEGED TO HAVE "COMMITTED SUICIDE" WHILE UNDER POLICE QUESTIONING, STAGED FURTHER SPORADIC DEMONSTRATIONS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) FOR THE SECOND SUCCESSIVE DAY.

  • Description

    1.
    GV STUDENTS ON UNIVERSITY STEPS (2 SHOTS)
    0.10

    2.
    LV POLICE
    0.14

    3.
    LV WATER CANNON
    0.18

    4.
    MV DITTO ZOOM OUT TO GV UNIVERSITY.
    0.26

    5.
    MV UNIVERSITY STEPS WITH FLAG AT HALF MAST PAN TO POLICE VEHICLES
    0.32

    6.
    LV STUDENTS ON UNIVERSITY STEPS
    0.37

    7.
    LV MOUNTED POLICE
    0.43

    8.
    LV POLICE VEHICLES
    0.50

    9.
    GV STUDENTS ON UNIVERSITY STEPS
    0.58



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    Background: SEVERAL HUNDRED MADRID UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, ANGERED BY THE DEATH OF A STUDENT ALLEGED TO HAVE "COMMITTED SUICIDE" WHILE UNDER POLICE QUESTIONING, STAGED FURTHER SPORADIC DEMONSTRATIONS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) FOR THE SECOND SUCCESSIVE DAY. STRONG POLICE DETACHMENTS ON THE UNIVERSITY GROUNDS MOVED IN QUICKLY TO DISPERSE GROUNDS CHANTING "POLICE ASSASSINS".

    THE DEAD STUDENT, ENRIQUE RUANO, IS CLAIMED TO HAVE FALLEN FROM THE WINDOW OF HIS SEVENTH-FLOOR APARTMENT WHILE POLICE WERE IN THE APARTMENT. STUDENTS HAVE BEEN FLYING FLAGS AT HALF-MAST AT THE UNIVERSITY IN MOURNING. AT ONE STAGE ON TUESDAY, POLICE FIRED SHORTS IN THE AIR WHEN THEIR SQUAD CAR WAS SURROUNDED BY ANGRY STUDENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAHWPMP7O9KBKJREWRDZPJYB90
    Media URN:
    VLVAHWPMP7O9KBKJREWRDZPJYB90
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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