• Short Summary

    AMERICAN NEGRO WRITER JAMES BALDWIN SAID IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) THAT WITH THE ASSASSINATION OF MALCOLM X, THE NEGRO'S SITUATION IN THE UNITED STATES HAD REACHED A "VERY SINISTER POINT."
    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE, MR.

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    AMERICAN NEGRO WRITER JAMES BALDWIN SAID IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) THAT WITH THE ASSASSINATION OF MALCOLM X, THE NEGRO'S SITUATION IN THE UNITED STATES HAD REACHED A "VERY SINISTER POINT."
    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE, MR. BALDWIN WAS ASKED ABOUT POSSIBLE REACTION TO THE MURDER IN AMERICA:
    ON THE FACT THAT MALCOLM X's DEATH FOLLOWED A LONG SERIES OF KILLINGS, BOMBINGS, BEATINGS AND JAILINGS, MR. BALDWIN SAID: "AT A CERTAIN MOMENT THE PEOPLE MUST BECOME WEARY OF PRODUCING NOTHING BUT MARTYRS."
    (IN CHICAGO, THE LEADER OF THE BLACK MUSLIM GROUP, ??? MUHAMMAD, HAS SAID HIS ORGANISATION IS SHOCKED AT THE MURDER OF MALCOLM X -- BUT INNOCENT OF ALL BLAME. HE SPOKE FROM A HEADQUARTERS GUARDED BY A STRONG FORCE OF POLICE AGAINST POSSIBLE ATTACKS BY NEGROES OUT TO AVENGE).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4S3U8DE4UX92BZT757H4I1KG3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4S3U8DE4UX92BZT757H4I1KG3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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