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    1st COMMENTATOR . Stated that the demonstrators at Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College, Lurman, Mississippi, were protesting about the College's equivocal position on civil rights, but that now there were other causes and other groups and little leadership.



    2nd COMMENTATOR Stated that the negro demonstrators, most of them teen-agers, were protesting against the administration of the negro President of the College, J.D. Boyd, and demanding that he should go. All day demonstrators taunted Mississippi Highway Patrolmen and 175 National Guardsmen. Restraint was shown and only 1 arrest was made, compared with 36 the previous day. Later a woman was injured but not seriously. College students backed up the demonstration, but took the no direct part. A Guard official said that the Guard would only be used to maintain peace and tranquillity.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA46BBWWROL4VVG2V2QGD4G642T
    Media URN:
    VLVA46BBWWROL4VVG2V2QGD4G642T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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