• Short Summary

    Police have broken-up a Ku Klux Klan in America's deep south. Fifty white-robed and hooded?

  • Description

    Police have broken-up a Ku Klux Klan in America's deep south. Fifty white-robed and hooded Klansmen set off on Thursday (9 August) from Selma, Alabama, for a fifty-mile (80 kilometre) five-day march to the state capital at Montgomery. The intended to retrace the steps of thousands of civil rights marchers led by the late Martin Luther King in 1965. The Klansmen whose numbers grew to nearly two hundred by Monday (13 August) were protesting against integration of schools and other facilities. But police stopped them completing the march. NBC's Kenley Jones reports:

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    Film ID:
    VLVADXH1SMMBOS8I8BGE1VZYBLG1H
    Media URN:
    VLVADXH1SMMBOS8I8BGE1VZYBLG1H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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