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    U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL ROBERT KENNEDY SAID SEPTEMBER 26 THAT IF TROOPS WERE NECESSARY TO ENFORCE?

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    U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL ROBERT KENNEDY SAID SEPTEMBER 26 THAT IF TROOPS WERE NECESSARY TO ENFORCE A COURT ORDER TO ENROLL NEGRO STUDENT JAMES MEREDITH IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, THAT THE GOVERNMENT WOULD USE WHATEVER MEANS NECESSARY.

    SEWART AIR FORCE BASE IN THE TENNESSEE IS ONE OF THE MILITARY LOCATIONS NEAR THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI AND IT IS THROUGH SEWART THAT TROOPS MAY HAVE TO PASS ON THEIR WAY TO JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI. A NEW CAMERAMEN TOURED THE BASE AND SAW ONLY NORMAL ACTIVITY. ANOTHER POSSIBLE MARSHALLING AREA FOR TROOPS HEADED FOR JACKSON IS FORT CAMPBELL, KENTUCKY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2F704JAQXO4DEWDEJWVQP3B82
    Media URN:
    VLVA2F704JAQXO4DEWDEJWVQP3B82
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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