• Short Summary

    POLICE IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, ON MONDAY (JAN 27) ARRESTED 120 PEOPLE DEMONSTRATING OUTSIDE A SEGREGATED RESTAURANT.

  • Description

    POLICE IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, ON MONDAY (JAN 27) ARRESTED 120 PEOPLE DEMONSTRATING OUTSIDE A SEGREGATED RESTAURANT. SITUATED IN THE DOWNTOWN SECTION, THE RESTAURANT HAD BEEN A PRINCIPAL TARGET IN THREE DAYS OF RACIAL DEMONSTRATIONS.

    NEGRO PICKETS OUTSIDE REFUSED TO OBEY POLICE ORDERS TO DISPERSE. LINKING ARMS THEY FELL LIMP TO THE PAVEMENT AND HAD TO BE CARRIED TO WAITING PATROL WAGONS.

    THOSE ARRESTED WERE CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT, WITH BOND FIXED AT 50 DOLLARS EACH. BUT, AS ALL REFUSED TO GIVE THEIR NAMES, NO ONE COULD BE RELEASED.

    A CROWD OF ABOUT ONE THOUSAND SPECTATORS, MOST OF THEM WHITE, GATHERED AT THE SCENE OF THE DEMONSTRATION BUT WERE HELD BACK BY POLICE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEMUNORHNZBNIS1WY8DRAPJZXW
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMUNORHNZBNIS1WY8DRAPJZXW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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