• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 100 CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATORS WERE ARRESTED (22 APRIL) AS THEY USED THE OPENING OF THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR TO PROTECT ALLEGED RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN A VARIETY OF FIELDS.

  • Description

    MORE THAN 100 CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATORS WERE ARRESTED (22 APRIL) AS THEY USED THE OPENING OF THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR TO PROTECT ALLEGED RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN A VARIETY OF FIELDS.

    THE WEATHER KEPT ATTENDANCE DOWN TO LESS THAN 50,000, FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS. IT WAS COLD AND RAINY.

    CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATORS - WHITE AND NEGRO - STAGED SIT-INS, LIE-IN, SET UP PICKET LINES AND HECKLED PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND OTHER NOTABLES WHO DELIVERED OPENING DAY SPEECHES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7MWC0BSJD4H1QJFMBSMJY83UQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7MWC0BSJD4H1QJFMBSMJY83UQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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