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|Caption||Armed soldiers prior to Mexico Olympics (1968)|
|Programme||Olympic Games (1968)|
Two armed soldiers on a street in Mexico city, just prior to the Olympic Games, on 9 October 1968. A tank and more soldiers can be seen in the left background. More than 300 student protestors had been killed by army and police on 2 October 1968.
Details of RTÉ's coverage of the 1968 Olympics can be found in the RTÉ Guide of 11 October 1968.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
(09/Oct/1968 - 09/Oct/1968)