• Short Summary

    U.S.NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS USED TEAR GAS TO BREAK UP A THREATENED NEGRO DEMONSTRATION SATURDAY NIGHT?

  • Description

    U.S.NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS USED TEAR GAS TO BREAK UP A THREATENED NEGRO DEMONSTRATION SATURDAY NIGHT IN CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND.IT WAS THE FIRST TIME TEAR GAS HAS BEEN USE THERE.

    THE INCIDENT BEGAN WHEN NEGRO LEADERS ATTEMPTED A DEMONSTRATION MARCH TOWARDS THE TOWN CENTRE.IT WAS BANNED BUT A FEW TRIED TO PUSH THEIR WAY THROUGH THE LINE OF GUARDSMEN ASSIGNED TO BLOCK THE STREET.

    THE GUARDSMEN WERE ARMED WITH RIFLES AND BAYONETS.LATER, A GROUP OF WHITE MEN CLASHED WITH THE TROOPS.THE WHITES TRIED TO MARCH INTO THE NEGRO SECTION OF THE TOWN, BUT WERE TURNED BACK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADGL4SFN1KXZBF3W23MTMBZ84Y
    Media URN:
    VLVADGL4SFN1KXZBF3W23MTMBZ84Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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