• Short Summary

    A GROUP OF NEGROES WERE BEATEN BY WHITE SEGREGATIONISTS WHO ATTACKED CIVIL RIGHTS WORKERS DEMONSTRATING AT A SUPERMARKET IN AMERICUS, GEORGIA ON SATURDAY.

  • Description

    A GROUP OF NEGROES WERE BEATEN BY WHITE SEGREGATIONISTS WHO ATTACKED CIVIL RIGHTS WORKERS DEMONSTRATING AT A SUPERMARKET IN AMERICUS, GEORGIA ON SATURDAY.

    THE NEGROES WERE ATTACKED SHORTLY BEFORE THE FUNERAL OF 21-YEAR-OLD ANDREW WHATLEY WHO WAS SHOT TO DEATH EARLY LAST THURSDAY.TWO NEGROES HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF KILLING HIM.

    FIRST THE NEGROES CONDUCTED A SO-CALLED "PUSH-IN", WHEELING SHOPPING CARTS SLOWLY THROUGH THE SUPERMARKET.THEN ABOUT 20 NEGROES AND WHITE SUPPORTERS GATHERED OUTSIDE THE STORE.IT WAS THEN THAT TROUBLE BROKE OUT.

    AT WHATLEY'S FUNERAL, A BAPTIST MINISTER APPEALED TO THE 700-STRONG CONGREGATION TO WORK FOR RACIAL HARMONY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA88VCGJZW8CHQG6CRRCLH3Q2SR
    Media URN:
    VLVA88VCGJZW8CHQG6CRRCLH3Q2SR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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