• Short Summary

    IN THE AMERICAN STATE OF GEORGIA, NEGROES HAVE ATTEMPTED TO FORCE INTEGRATION ON TWO WHITE SCHOOLS - BUT THEY FAILED IN THEIR BID.

  • Description

    1.
    SV POLICE REMOVE NEGROES FROM ROAD & ALLOW WHITE SCHOOL BUSES TO PASS ALONG (NATURAL SOUND)
    0.14

    2.
    MV POLICE TAKE NEGRO AWAY
    0.20

    3.
    SV POLICE MOVE ALONG ROAD.
    0.22

    4.
    GV NEGROES START MARCH TO WARRENTON
    0.25

    5.
    GV REAR V. NEGROES MARCHING
    0.28

    6.
    GV ALONG HIGHWAY
    0.31

    7.
    CU NEGROES MARCHING PAST CAMERA
    0.37

    8.
    GV NEGROES REACH SCHOOL IN B/G
    0.41

    9.
    SV POLICE GUARD SCHOOL
    0.43

    10.
    SV NEGRO SPEAKER SOF:"IF THEY WANT TO TAKE ME... SOF ENDS:...BACK TO THE INDIANS."
    1.12

    11.
    MV THREE POLICEMEN
    1.15


    MR. JOHNSON ENDED HIS REPLY IN THIS WAY:



    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ 10: MR. JOHNSON: "IF THEY WANT TO TAKE ME BACK TO AFRICA, I WANT TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION. YES - NO ONE - I DON'T KNOW NOTHING ABOUT AFRICA...NOTHING.... BUT YOU ME TO GO BACK TO AFRICA. YOU SEND ALL THE GERMANS BACK TO GERMANY: YOU SEND ALL THE ITALIANS BACK TO ITALY; SEND ALL THE FRENCHMEN BACK TO FRANCE...AND LET YOU WHITE FOLK GIVE THIS LAND BACK TO THE INDIANS.




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    THERE IS NATURAL SOUND THROUGHOUT THIS PRODUCTION

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN THE AMERICAN STATE OF GEORGIA, NEGROES HAVE ATTEMPTED TO FORCE INTEGRATION ON TWO WHITE SCHOOLS - BUT THEY FAILED IN THEIR BID. THE INCIDENTS TOOK PLACE IN THE TOWNSHIPS OF CRAWFORDSVILLE AND WARRENTON, WHICH ARE NEARLY 20 MILES (33 KMS) APART IN THE STATE'S NEGRO BELT.

    THE FIRST ATTEMPT TO FORCE INTEGRATION TOOK PLACE AT CRAWFORDSVILLE, WHERE NEGRO DEMONSTRATOR ATTEMPTED TO HALT BUSES CARRYING WHITE CHILDREN TO SCHOOL. STATE TROOPERS CALLED IN TO PREVENT SERIOUS TROUBLE, REMOVED THE HUMAN BLOCKADE AND FORCE THE DEMONSTRATORS TO DISPERSE.

    THE GROUP, ABOUT 150 ADULTS AND 50 CHILDREN, THEN MARCHED ABOUT 20 MILES (33 KMS) TO WARRENTON WHERE THEY STAGED A DEMONSTRATION NEAR THAT TOWNS ALL WHITE SCHOOL. ONE NEGRO LEADER, J.T. JOHNSON, ADDRESSED THE CROWD, COMMENTING ON A STATEMENT BY ONE LOCAL POLITICIAN WHO SAID: 'NEGROES WILL GET EQUALITY WHEN THEY ARE ABLE TO COPE WITH THE COMPLEXITIES OF THE SPACE AGE."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8HNX9SADPPMN50REIP77WU3XG
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HNX9SADPPMN50REIP77WU3XG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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