• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    SV GUARD COLONEL WALKING.
    0.06

    2.
    CU FACES.
    0.08

    3.
    SV OFFICER AND PEOPLE GOING INTO DOOR.
    0.12

    4.
    CU FACES.
    0.16

    5.
    SV GUARDSMEN.
    0.28

    6.
    CU GUARDSMEN IN GAS MASKS.
    0.32

    7.
    SV PEOPLE MILL AROUND; PAN TO SOLDIERS.
    0.40

    8.
    SV MAN WITH MEGAPHONE.
    0.44

    9.
    GV WHITE DEMONSTRATIONS.
    0.54



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    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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