• Short Summary

    MORE RACIAL VIOLENCE IN AMERICA.NEGRO DEMONSTRATORS PROTESTING AGAINST SEGREGATION CLASHES WITH BATON-WIELDING POLICE IN NASHVILLE,?

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    MORE RACIAL VIOLENCE IN AMERICA.NEGRO DEMONSTRATORS PROTESTING AGAINST SEGREGATION CLASHES WITH BATON-WIELDING POLICE IN NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, ON FRIDAY -- THIRD DAY OF NEGRO PROTESTS IN THE DEEP SOUTH CITY.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS, MOSTLY NEGRO TEENAGERS AND STUDENTS FROM NASHVILLE'S SHAW COLLEGE, TRIED TO ENTER A CITY RESTAURANT BUT WERE BLOCKED BY POLICE.SEVERAL NEGROES SAT DOWN ON THE SIDEWALK OUTSIDE THE RESTAURANT BEFORE POLICE REMOVED THEM FORCIBLY.

    IN SCUFFLES THAT FOLLOWED, A 15-YEAR-OLD NEGRO GIRL, EWINGELLA BIGHAM, RECEIVED HEAD INJURIES.SHE CLAIMED A POLICEMAN STRUCK HER WITH A BATON.ANOTHER CASUALTY WAS NEGRO MINISTER J.METZ ROLLINS, INJURED WHEN A GROUP OF DEMONSTRATORS HE WAS LEADING WAS ATTACKED BY A CROWD OF MISSILE-THROWING WHITE YOUTHS LATER THE SAME DAY.

    (MEANWHILE, IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, SCENE OF MONTH-LONG RACIAL DISTURBANCES.TWO BOMB EXPLOSIONS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BADLY DAMAGED THE HOME OF A BROTHER OF NEGRO INTEGRATION LEADER DR.MARTIN LUTHER KING.NOBODY WAS HURT.THE CITY IS QUIET BUT TENSE FOLLOWING AN AGREEMENT ON FRIDAY FOR A PARTIAL END OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN THE CITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ZVH1KEW9D2P3MLWDCBOORFN3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ZVH1KEW9D2P3MLWDCBOORFN3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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