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    French news item about student riots in Paris.

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    French newsreel item about Paris student riots - French commentary.

    Paris, France.

    Various shots of General De Gaulle driving down crowd-lined streets of Bucharest during a recent visit to Rumania. He shakes hands with some of the crowd. MS De Gaulle addressing the Rumanian Assembly.

    Various shots at the Nanterre University where the trouble started. We see student leaders addressing fellow students in the packed lecture halls. Nat. sound. One of the students is seen to be the later famous "Danny the Red", Danny Cohn-Bendit.

    Var. shots during a strikers meeting inside the gates of the state-owned strike bound Renault car factory. Various shots interior the student held Odeon building. GV Exterior the Odeon building hung with students' banners.

    CU Prime Minister Georges Pompidou shot from T.V. screen. S.O.F. of the besieged Sorbonne University. Pictures of Chairman Mao and red "literature" are on show. Various shots of protesters on the march and people talking to camera about the political actions.


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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:11:00 / 01:58:25:00
    UN 4354 D

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