• Short Summary

    SYNOPSIS: IN CALIFORNIA, FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS OF BLACK MILITANT ANGELA DAVIS CELEBRATED HER RELEASE ON SUNDAY AT THE END OF A THIRTEEN-WEEK TRIAL.

  • Description

    SYNOPSIS: IN CALIFORNIA, FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS OF BLACK MILITANT ANGELA DAVIS CELEBRATED HER RELEASE ON SUNDAY AT THE END OF A THIRTEEN-WEEK TRIAL. MISS DAVIS, ACCOMPANIED BY HER SISTER AND BODYGUARDS, WAS THE CENTRE OF THE VICTORY PARTY. SHE'D JUST BEEN CLEARED OF MURDER, KIDNAP AND CONSPIRACY CHARGES - ARISING FROM A CALIFORNIA COURTROOM GUNBATTLE IN 1970. MOST OF THE JURORS WHO ACQUITTED MISS DAVIS WERE AT THE PARTY. ONE OF THEM LATER TALKED ABOUT THE TRIAL:
    SOUND STARTS: "THE PROSECUTION'S CASE........."
    SOUND ENDS: "...DEFINITELY."
    ON MONDAY MORNING, THE AUTHORITIES WERE BUSY DISMANTLING COURTHOUSE SECURITY EQUIPMENT. TOTAL COST OF THE TRIAL WAS MORE THAN EIGHT-HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA80SNEOHC36C0L4VR2NAHZR5QX
    Media URN:
    VLVA80SNEOHC36C0L4VR2NAHZR5QX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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