War Demonstration

War Demonstration
Clip: 318390_1_1
Year Shot: 1972 (Actual Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: Color
Tape Master: 1882
Original Film: WPA 513
Timecode: 01:18:37 - 01:19:51

Footage of young people protesting the Vietnam War. Segment begins with people standing in front of a city building. They are lined up side by side, holding signs and singing an anti-war song. Police officers are standing by to make sure that things don't get out of hand. Three young women enter revolving door of the building. They are not a part of the protest. Police stand by the entrance. CU illegible protest sign. CU of female protester. Camera pulls back to reveal two officers chatting in front of the demonstration. Shot of three news men taking photographs with still cameras. Elevated shot of protest in front of a second building. Protesters walk around in a circle and carry signs. Shot of a banner that reads "OUT NOW", protesters walk by the banner shouting Peace Now. Distant shot of the building where demonstration is being held. Shot of original group with arms locked, still singing anti-war tune. Interview with young woman dressed in a camouflage jacket. A red bandana is holding her hair back. She states that the demonstration is symbolic. She goes on to say that the protest will not stop the bombing, but it is a way for people to express their emotions. Shots of protesters chained together.