• Short Summary

    Danville city police and Virginia state troopers broke up an anti-segregation march Sunday (28 July) about a block from the City Hall and arrested 77 demonstrators.

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    1.
    CU CHURCH
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    2.
    CU People coming out of church
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    3.
    CU Photographers
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    4.
    CU Negroes coming out of church
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    5.
    CU Two shots of Negroes walking
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    6.
    LS Two shots - Negroes and police
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    7.
    CU Tractor-trailer truck backing up
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    8.
    CU Police
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    9.
    MS & CU Negroes enter van
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    10.
    LS Truck pulling away
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    11.
    MS More Negroes and police
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    march beginning at church...proceeding toward downtown section...police blocking street...tractor-trailer truck pulls up...police load Negroes into truck.




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    Background: Danville city police and Virginia state troopers broke up an anti-segregation march Sunday (28 July) about a block from the City Hall and arrested 77 demonstrators.

    Those arrested were loaded into a hugh tractor-trailer truck and hauled away to jail.Police Chief Eugene McCain said the marchers were charged with two offenses...violating a Danville court injunction against demonstrations and a city ordnance forbidding parades without a permit.

    The march started at the High Street Baptist Church...attended by Negroes...and proceeded about five blocks toward the center of town before police halted it.Many of the marchers were from neighbouring communities...brought in for the demonstration.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7ZJKJYQCRC91UNC7YQG7OALJ8
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ZJKJYQCRC91UNC7YQG7OALJ8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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