• Short Summary

    TEN "FREEDOM
    WALKERS"...FIVE WHITE AND FIVE NEGRO MEN...WERE ARRESTED AT HAMMONDVILLE,
    ALABAMA, JUST ACROSS THE GEORGIA STATE?

  • Description

    TEN "FREEDOM
    WALKERS"...FIVE WHITE AND FIVE NEGRO MEN...WERE ARRESTED AT HAMMONDVILLE,
    ALABAMA, JUST ACROSS THE GEORGIA STATE LINE IN AMERICA'S DEEP SOUTH ON 3 MAY.THE
    MARCHERS WERE ARRESTED BY ALABAMA HIGHWAY PATROLMEN WIELDING ELECTRICAL PROD
    ROLES.WATCHED BY A CROWD OF ABOUT 15-HUNDRED.THE TEN WERE ATTEMPTING TO COMPLETE
    THE MARCH OF A BALTIMORE, MARYLAND POSTMAN LAST-MONTH - A MARCH THAT ENDED IN
    HIS MURDER.

    MEANWHILE...IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA...POLICE USED FIRE HOSES AND DOGS TO BREAK UP
    A NEGRO STUDENT DEMONSTRATION PROTESTING AGAINST SEGREGATION IN THAT CITY.THREE
    STUDENTS WERE BITTEN WHILE TWO FIREMEN AND A NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER WERE INJURED BY
    BRICKS AND BOTTLES THROWN FROM THE TOP OF A NEGRO OFFICE BUILDING.

    IT WAS THE SECOND DAY OF MAJOR DEMONSTRATIONS BY STUDENTS IN BIRMINGHAM DURING
    WHICH MORE THAN 700 WERE ARRESTED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD1XEOCCLROPWMZAHVRMFYBK9G
    Media URN:
    VLVAD1XEOCCLROPWMZAHVRMFYBK9G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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