• Short Summary

    AMERICAN NEGROES STAGED AN ANTI-SEGREGATION PROTEST IN CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND, YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WHICH ALMOST TOUCHED OFF NEW VIOLENCE AS NATIONAL GUARDS UNITS CALLED IN TO HALT RACIAL TROUBLE LEFT THE CITY.

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    AMERICAN NEGROES STAGED AN ANTI-SEGREGATION PROTEST IN CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND, YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WHICH ALMOST TOUCHED OFF NEW VIOLENCE AS NATIONAL GUARDS UNITS CALLED IN TO HALT RACIAL TROUBLE LEFT THE CITY.

    SHORTLY AFTER THE LAST 200 MARYLAND NATIONAL GUARDSMEN LEFT AS SCHEDULED, A GROUP OF ELEVEN DEMONSTRATORS GATHERED IN FRONT OF A DOWNTOWN RESTAURANT.THE OWNER TRIED TO KICK THEM AWAY.

    A GROUP OF WHITE PEOPLE JEERED THE DEMONSTRATORS AND CHEERED THE RESTAURANT PROPRIETOR.THEN THE DEMONSTRATORS KNELT ON THE PAVEMENT OUTSIDE THE DOOR AND SANG "GOD IS ON OUR SIDE."
    THE PROPRIETOR WENT INTO THE RESTAURANT AND RETURNED WITH A RAW EGG WHICH HE BROKE AND SMEARED OVER THE HEAD OF ONE OF THE DEMONSTRATORS.THE LUNCHROOM OWNER THEN THREW WATER OVER THE EGG-STAINED DEMONSTRATOR.A LONE POLICEMAN STANDING BY MADE NO EFFORT TO INTERVENE.

    AFTER ABOUT TEN MINUTES OF KNEELING AND SIGNING, THE DEMONSTRATORS DISPERSED.

    (POLICE YESTERDAY KEPT A SHARP WATCH ON PICKET LINES OUTSIDE A RESTAURANT IN NEW YORK WHERE A WHITE YOUTH WAS SHOT AND TWO FIGHTS HAD ERUPTED BETWEEN WHITES AND NEGRO DEMONSTRATORS, WAS STRUCK IN THE CHEEK BELOW THE RIGHT EYE BY A PELLET FIRED FROM A SPEEDING CAR JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6T9RFL8TQQVBUCC99YJ2BUFRV
    Media URN:
    VLVA6T9RFL8TQQVBUCC99YJ2BUFRV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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