• Short Summary

    FROM AMERICA, MORE RACIAL VIOLENCE-THIS TIME IN CLEVELAND, OHIO. A CROWD OF SEVERAL HUNDRED WHITE?

  • Description

    FROM AMERICA, MORE RACIAL VIOLENCE-THIS TIME IN CLEVELAND, OHIO. A CROWD OF SEVERAL HUNDRED WHITE BEAT UP TWO NEGROES DURING A SCHOOL-INTEGRATION DISPUTE YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

    POLICE CORDONS KEPT THE CHANTING CROWD BACK FROM A PREDOMINANTLY-WHITE SCHOOL IN THE CITY TO WHICH NEGRO PUPILS FROM OVERCROWDED SCHOOLS WERE BEING TRANSFERRED.

    THE DEMONSTRATIONS HURLED EGGS, BOTTLES AND FRUIT AT A PRIEST AND A NEGRO CLERGYMAN WHO ATTEMPTED TO PACIFY THEM. MOUNTED POLICE JOINED PATROLMEN TRYING TO KEEP ORDER AND GET THE CHILDREN IN THE BUILDING.

    TWO NEGROES WHO WENT TO THE SCHOOL TO PROTECT THEIR CHILDREN WERE BEATEN UP BY THE MOB. PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS WERE ALSO ATTACKED BEFORE POLICE RESCUED THEM. IT WAS CLEVELAND'S WORST OUTBREAK OF VIOLENCE IN THE CURRENT CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN AMERICA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA376LTN17UHF0OY0NE59P4DYKA
    Media URN:
    VLVA376LTN17UHF0OY0NE59P4DYKA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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