• Short Summary

    The Attorney General of the United States, Robert Kennedy, now touring the South met with the Governor of Alabama, George Wallace today 25 April 1963.

  • Description

    1.
    MLS State troopers and police outside building
    0.03

    2.
    MS Pickets outside building
    0.09

    3.
    CU Troopers and detectives watch
    0.11

    4.
    MCU Picket signs
    0.16

    5.
    Troopers and people watching
    0.17

    6.
    CU Picket sign
    0.22

    7.
    LS Troopers standing in line
    0.25

    8.
    LS Kennedy comes out of car and walks towards troopers
    0.30

    9.
    MS Robert Kennedy goes to shake hands with troopers - one refuses
    0.33

    10.
    MS Reporters
    0.35

    11.
    Robert Kennedy speaking
    1.02


    "This country means anything..."



    "..upholding the law of the United States"


    12.
    Kennedy and reporters at desk
    1.07


    State troopers lined up outside the statehouse, pickets with signs, Kennedy entering building. Balance of film is Kennedy at Press Conference with optical sound.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Attorney General of the United States, Robert Kennedy, now touring the South met with the Governor of Alabama, George Wallace today 25 April 1963.

    Eighteen persons who demonstrated against Mr.Kennedy were arrested and additional police guards in the area of the state capital of Montgomery.

    Wednesday (24 April) Mr.Kennedy met with the press at Montgomery and was questioned closely about possible government action in the current segregation situation.The Attorney General stated several times that he and his department would uphold the Federal law.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD8BKECXU8GE49V3E9W2WBM8YA
    Media URN:
    VLVAD8BKECXU8GE49V3E9W2WBM8YA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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