• Short Summary

    VIOLENCE BROKE OUT IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY MONDAY FOLLOWING A POLICE SPONSORED RALLY SUPPORTING THE AMERICANS IN IRAN.

  • Description


    WIDE SHOTS OF POLICE MARCHING S DOWN STREETS, SHOTS GROUP SINGING 'GOD BLESS AMERICA' CUTAWAY SHOTS ON ONLOOKERS, SHOTS OF RALLY STARTED DOWNTOWN, WORKER SCREAMING, MAN GRABS THEIR BANNER AND FIGHT ENSUES, POLICE BREAK UP SCUFFLE, COMMUNIST PARTY WORKER MEMBER IS ESCORTED TO POLICE CAR AND ENTERS




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    Background: VIOLENCE BROKE OUT IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY MONDAY FOLLOWING A POLICE SPONSORED RALLY SUPPORTING THE AMERICANS IN IRAN. IT BEGAN AS A PEACEFUL MARCH THROUGHOUT THE CITY. FIVE HUNDRED POLICEMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES GATHERED AT A DOWNTOWN PARK FOR PRAYER AND SUPPORT OF THE HOSTAGES. BUT MINUTES AFTER THE PROGRAM ENDED, HALF A DOZEN COMMUNIST WORKERS PARTY MEMBERS LAUNCHED A RALLY ON THEIR OWN DEMANDING THE SHAH BE RETURNED. SHORTLY AFTER THEIR RALLY BEGAN A CONFRONTATION BROKE OUT BETWEEN SOME OF THE MEMBERS AND CITIZENS OF LOUISVILLE OPPOSED TO THEIR STANCE. NO ONE WAS SERIOUSLY HURT, BUT TWO OF THE PARTY MEMBERS WERE ARRESTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEU8GHN68TTLYO3GO3M06GZHEC
    Media URN:
    VLVAEU8GHN68TTLYO3GO3M06GZHEC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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