• Short Summary

    TWO WAGON LOADS OF SIT-IN DEMONSTRATORS WERE ARRESTED BY CLEVELAND POLICE ON TUESDAY FROM OUTSIDE THE BOARD OF EDUCATION BUILDING.

  • Description

    TWO WAGON LOADS OF SIT-IN DEMONSTRATORS WERE ARRESTED BY CLEVELAND POLICE ON TUESDAY FROM OUTSIDE THE BOARD OF EDUCATION BUILDING. THE UNITED FREEDOM MOVEMENT, LEADERS OF THE DEMONSTRATORS, SAID THE SIT-INS ENTERED THE BUILDING THE NIGHT BEFORE. THEY HAD SOUGHT TO FOCUS PUBLIC ATTENTION ON THEIR DEMANDS FOR INTEGRATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

    DURING THE ARRESTS THREE POLICEMEN RECEIVED BRUISES, FIRE DEPARTMENT WARNINGS WERE DEFIED AND THE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT WAS STOPPED FROM REACHING HIS OFFICE. OUTSIDE, ORDERLY PICKETING OF THE BUILDING TOOK PLACE.

    (THE IMMEDIATE OBJECTIVE OF THE UFM IS COMPLETE INTEGRATION OF MORE THAN 800 NEGRO GRADE SCHOOL CHILDREN INTO CLASSES AT THREE NEARBY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WHICH HAVE A MAJORITY OF WHITE PUPILS. THEY HAVE ATTENDED THESE SCHOOLS FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS, BUT ARE KEPT IN SEPARATE CLASSROOMS.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1EBUU0BA9VXKR0EE7Y7ANGE64
    Media URN:
    VLVA1EBUU0BA9VXKR0EE7Y7ANGE64
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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