• Short Summary

    AMERICAN NEGROES STAGED AN ANTI-SEGREGATION PROTEST IN CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND, ON MONDAY WHICH ALMOST TOUCHED OFF NEW VIOLENCE AS NATIONAL GUARDS UNITS, CALLED IN TO HALT RACIAL TROUBLE, LEFT THE CITY.

  • Description

    AMERICAN NEGROES STAGED AN ANTI-SEGREGATION PROTEST IN CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND, ON MONDAY WHICH ALMOST TOUCHED OFF NEW VIOLENCE AS NATIONAL GUARDS UNITS, CALLED IN TO HALT RACIAL TROUBLE, LEFT THE CITY.

    SHORTLY AFTER THE LAST NATIONAL GUARDSMEN HAS GONE, A GROUP OF ELEVEN DEMONSTRATORS GATHERED IN FRONT OF A DOWNTOWN RESTAURANT.THE OWNER TRIED TO KICK THEM AWAY.

    A GROUP OF WHITE PEOPLE JEERED THE DEMONSTRATORS AND CHEERED THE RESTAURANT PROPRIETOR.THEN THE DEMONSTRATORS KNELT ON THE PAVEMENT OUTSIDE THE DOOR AND SANG "GOD IS ON OUR SIDE".

    THE PROPRIETOR WENT INTO THE RESTAURANT AND RETURNED WITH A RAW OF EGG WHICH BE BROKE AND SMEARED OVER THE HEAD OF ONE OF THE DEMONSTRATORS.THE LUNCHROOM OWNER THEN THREW WATER OVER THE EGG-STAINED DEMONSTRATOR.A LOWE POLICEMAN STANDING BY MADE NO EFFORT TO INTERVENE.

    AFTER ABOUT TEN MINUTES BY KNEELING AND SINGING, THE DEMONSTRATORS DISPERSED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABW4QGPT2DW3UGU0OLFCB48BDI
    Media URN:
    VLVABW4QGPT2DW3UGU0OLFCB48BDI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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