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    POLICE BEAT A PATH WITH NIGHTSTICKS THROUGH ONE THOUSAND PREDOMINANTLY NEGRO STRIKERS WHO WERE DEMONSTRATING AT A PEANUT PROCESSING FACTORY.

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    POLICE WITH DOGS CLEARING STRIKERS OFF THE TRACKS.




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    Background: POLICE BEAT A PATH WITH NIGHTSTICKS THROUGH ONE THOUSAND PREDOMINANTLY NEGRO STRIKERS WHO WERE DEMONSTRATING AT A PEANUT PROCESSING FACTORY. THE STRIKERS, PROTESTING WHAT THEY CALLED "SEGREGATION WAGES" LAY DOWN ON RAILROAD TRACKS LEADING OUT OF THE PLANTERS PEANUT COMPANY PLANT IN SUFFOLK, VIRGINIA (SOUTHERN U.S.) ON TUESDAY (5 MAY). SIX WERE INJURED AS OFFICERS WITH THREE DOGS CLEARED THE DEMONSTRATORS OFF THE TRACKS. FIFTEEN WERE ARRESTED. FOUR OF THOSE INJURED WERE HOSPITALIZED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9AQZ6A23JWFXX1Q2YXR006Z6J
    Media URN:
    VLVA9AQZ6A23JWFXX1Q2YXR006Z6J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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