• Short Summary

    SEVERAL HUNDRED ANTI-SEGREGATIONISTS PICKETED THE NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY'S TELEVISION AND RADIO STUDIOS IN NEW YORK CITY SUNDAY (2 JUNE.)
    THEY WERE PROTESTING OVER THE APPEARANCE OF SEGREGATIONIST GOVERNOR WALLACE OF ALABAMA, ON NBC'S TELEVISION AND RADIO PROGRAMME, "MEET THE PRESS." HUNDREDS OF NEW YORK POLICEMEN WERE ON HAND TO GUARD AGAINST ANY POSSIBLE VIOLENCE.

  • Description

    SEVERAL HUNDRED ANTI-SEGREGATIONISTS PICKETED THE NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY'S TELEVISION AND RADIO STUDIOS IN NEW YORK CITY SUNDAY (2 JUNE.)
    THEY WERE PROTESTING OVER THE APPEARANCE OF SEGREGATIONIST GOVERNOR WALLACE OF ALABAMA, ON NBC'S TELEVISION AND RADIO PROGRAMME, "MEET THE PRESS." HUNDREDS OF NEW YORK POLICEMEN WERE ON HAND TO GUARD AGAINST ANY POSSIBLE VIOLENCE.NONE CAME.

    ON THE PROGRAMME WALLACE REITERATED THAT HE WOULD PERSONALLY BAR TWO NEGROES FROM ENROLLING IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA ON 10 JUNE.HE REPEATED THAT THERE WOULD BE NO VIOLENCE.THAT HIS MAIN PURPOSE WAS TO ESTABLISH A COURT OF THE STATE'S AUTHORITY TO KEEP ALABAMA UNIVERSITY ALL WHITE.

    TEXT OF GOVERNORS WALLACE'S STATEMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA69WU8T071H4NEANBHWR5KYUZR
    Media URN:
    VLVA69WU8T071H4NEANBHWR5KYUZR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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