• Short Summary

    RACIAL VIOLENCE HAS SWEPT THROUGH THE FLORIDA TOWN OF JACKSONVILLE INT HE PAST THREE DAYS DURING WHICH MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE, MOSTLY NEGROES, HAVE BEEN ARRESTED.

  • Description

    RACIAL VIOLENCE HAS SWEPT THROUGH THE FLORIDA TOWN OF JACKSONVILLE INT HE PAST THREE DAYS DURING WHICH MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE, MOSTLY NEGROES, HAVE BEEN ARRESTED. A NEGRO MOTHER HAS DIED IN THE VIOLENCE, SEVERAL PEOPLE HAVE BEEN WOUNDED, AND PETROL BOMBS HAVE CAUSED MANY FIRES.

    THIS FILM, SHOT LATE LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY), SHOWS POLICE ARRESTING DEMONSTRATORS, AND FIRES, CAUSED BY PETROL BOMBS, WHICH BROKE OUT ALL OVER THE CITY.

    THE VIOLENCE ERUPTED AFTER MAYOR HADON BURNS, CAMPAIGNING FOR ELECTION AS FLORIDA'S GOVERNOR, BROADCAST A WEEKEND ORDER BANNING INTEGRATION DEMONSTRATORS FROM HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES.

    HE CLAIMS THEY HAD NO LEGAL RIGHT OR CIVIL RIGHT TO "FORCE THEIR PRESENCE AT CERTAIN HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER BUSINESSES."
    AN OFFICIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLOURED PEOPLE, (NAACP) HAS REQUESTED THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE MAYOR'S ORDERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3RVWL5FLNIUGGVDM94JTG0E5T
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RVWL5FLNIUGGVDM94JTG0E5T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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