• 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

    1.
    SV PEOPLE ARRIVING AT PARTY
    0.05

    2.
    SV PEOPLE DANCING
    0.11

    3.
    SV ANGELA DAVIS SEATED WITH SISTER (2 SHOTS)
    0.19

    4.
    SV DEFENCE LAWYER HUGGING WOMAN
    0.24

    5.
    SV PEOPLE DANCING
    0.30

    6.
    CU RALPH DE LANGE, JUROR, SPEAKING
    1.23

    7.
    SV POLICE REMOVING SECURITY EQUIPMENT
    1.33

    8.
    REPORTER SPEAKING TO CAMERA
    1.49



    Initials ES. 1.15


    orig of 6993/72
    37 ft devcolsilpos with separate track
    Vis Ln: PLEASE KEEP
    LN: UPFOLLOWS VTR OFFER ON NY17???4. PLEASE KEEP.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    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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