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    THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY-GENERAL, MR.ROBERT KENNEDY -- BROTHER OF THE PRESIDENT -- ARRIVED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY)?

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    THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY-GENERAL, MR.ROBERT KENNEDY -- BROTHER OF THE PRESIDENT -- ARRIVED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA, FOR TALKS WITH THE STATE GOVERNOR, MR.GEORGE WALLACE, ON PROBLEMS OF RACIAL SEGREGATION.THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE WAS PICKETED BY DEMONSTRATORS CARRYING SIGNS ATTACKING THE PRESIDENT AND FEDERAL ATTEMPTS TO ACHIEVE INTEGRATION.

    REFUSING TO LEAVE, THE PICKETS TUSSLED WITH POLICE AND 18 WERE ARRESTED.AFTER AN HOUR-LONG TALK WITH THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL, GOVERNOR WALLACE, REGARDED AS A STAUNCH RACIAL SEGREGATIONIST, TOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE:
    MR.ROBERT KENNEDY SAID HE TOLD THE ALABAMA GOVERNOR THAT ALTHOUGH HE WOULD RATHER LEAVE INTEGRATION TO THE STATE AUTHORITIES, FEDERAL COURT ORDERS MUST BE ENFORCED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5PS40PQVZWJS4QACCH21WJB43
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PS40PQVZWJS4QACCH21WJB43
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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