• Short Summary

    A NEGRO CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATOR WAS REMOVED BY POLICE WEDNESDAY (15 JULY) WHEN HE TRIED TO STAGE A SIT-IN BEFORE THE SPEAKER'S ROSTRUM OF THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION WHICH SAW SENATOR BARRY GOLDWATER WIN THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION IN A CRUSHING FIRST-BALLOT VICTORY OVER PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNOR WILLIAM SCRANTON.

  • Description

    A NEGRO CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATOR WAS REMOVED BY POLICE WEDNESDAY (15 JULY) WHEN HE TRIED TO STAGE A SIT-IN BEFORE THE SPEAKER'S ROSTRUM OF THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION WHICH SAW SENATOR BARRY GOLDWATER WIN THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION IN A CRUSHING FIRST-BALLOT VICTORY OVER PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNOR WILLIAM SCRANTON.

    TEARS STREAMED DOWN THE FACE OF SCRANTON'S 18-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER SUSAN AND 16-YEAR-OLD WILLIAM, JR., AS SCRANTON CALLED FOR PARTY UNITY FOLLOWING HIS DEFEAT.

    GOLDWATER, IN A HOTEL NEWS CONFERENCE AFTER HIS VICTORY, THANKED HIS SUPPORTERS AND DECRIED THE CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATION.

    IN A SEPARATE NEWS CONFERENCE, CONSERVATIVE NEW YORK CONGRESSMAN WILLIAM MILLER -- SAID TO HEAD THE LIST AS GOLDWATER'S CHOICE AS A RUNNING MATE - SAID HE WOULD BE DELIGHTED TO RUN VICE PRESIDENT AND POINTED OUT THAT THE JOB HAS BECOME INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT IN RECENT YEARS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA36PZIZEE3JXNHRJ5EKDIMFWWC
    Media URN:
    VLVA36PZIZEE3JXNHRJ5EKDIMFWWC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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