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    Issues of press freedom provoke big arguments in Hamburg.

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    Unissued / Unused material -

    German titles and voiceover.

    Issues of press freedom provoke big arguments in Hamburg.

    Hamburg, Germany.

    Various shots exterior of prison in Hamburg where the editors of the journal "Der Spiegel" are being held. GV "Der Spiegel" building. CU Front cover of the journal showing photo of its chief editor Rudolf Augstein. CU Federal Defence Minister Franz Joseph Strauss in his office. CU Federal Minister of Justice Stammberger in his office. Various shots in streets of Hamburg as demonstrators walk with slogans. Various shots "Group 47" a group of writers, have their own meeting to oppose the jailing of the "Spiegel" editors. Various MS Empty and broken seats in hall of Hamburg University. Various shots crowd of demonstrators demanding freedom for "Der Spiegel" one of the speakers is Hamburg Senator Helmut Schmidt (later to become German Chancellor) quietens the crowd by saying "I want to assure you that the Senate of Hamburg is firmly resolved not to allow any single incident to lead to a general encroachment upon the rights of the press - or the juridical situation of the press or its freedom in its most extensive sense." Various shots at a meeting held in the Hamburg University, with Prof. Eugen Kogen (author of "The S.S. State"), in the chair. A number of prominent politicians & journalists attend the meeting. Comments passed during the discussion (German sync sound) can be found on dope. LS Zoom to MS Cell window of prison.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 12/11/1962.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:44:00 / 01:12:58:00
    UN 3679 B

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