• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 30 PERSONS, INCLUDING 23 MINISTERS, WERE ARRESTED THURSDAY (25 JULY) IN ANOTHER DAY OF DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST ALLEGED JOB DISCRIMINATION AT A NEW YORK STATE-FINANCE CONSTRUCTION SITE IN NEW YORK CITY'S BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN.

  • Description

    MORE THAN 30 PERSONS, INCLUDING 23 MINISTERS, WERE ARRESTED THURSDAY (25 JULY) IN ANOTHER DAY OF DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST ALLEGED JOB DISCRIMINATION AT A NEW YORK STATE-FINANCE CONSTRUCTION SITE IN NEW YORK CITY'S BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN.

    THE PICKETING IN BROOKLYN -- AND AT OTHER PUBLICLY-FINANCED CONSTRUCTION SITES AROUND NEW YORK CITY -- IS AIMED AT MAKING AT LEAST 25 PER CENT OF BUILDING TRADES JOBS AVAILABLE TO NON-WHITES.SO FAR, MORE THAN 600 PERSONS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED SINCE PICKETING STARTED IN THE CITY.

    POLICE DO NOT OBJECT TO PICKETING, BUT TO ATTEMPTS BY DEMONSTRATORS TO BLOCK ACCESS TO CONSTRUCTION SITES BY SITTING OR LYING IN THE PATHS OF TRUCKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5TS9SM6E03MSP5185UBCI02WC
    Media URN:
    VLVA5TS9SM6E03MSP5185UBCI02WC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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