• 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


    COW PALACE INTERIOR,



    POLICE CARRY OUT CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATOR,



    SOUTH CAROLINA VOTES,



    SCRANTON DAUGHTER AND SON CRY AS FATHER CALLS FOR PARTY UNITY,



    CORE DEMONSTRATORS WITH COFFIN,



    GOLDWATER AND WIFE,



    REPRESENTATIVE MILLER




    Initials



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    Background: 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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    Film ID:
    VLVA36PZIZEE3JXNHRJ5EKDIMFWWC
    Media URN:
    VLVA36PZIZEE3JXNHRJ5EKDIMFWWC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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