• Short Summary

    MORE THAN A HUNDRED CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATORS, MOST OF THEM NEGRO STUDENTS, WERE ARRESTED IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    MORE THAN A HUNDRED CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATORS, MOST OF THEM NEGRO STUDENTS, WERE ARRESTED IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, YESTERDAY (MONDAY). IT WAS THE THIRD DAY OF THE LATEST OUTBREAK OF DEMONSTRATIONS IN THIS RACIALLY-TENSE CITY.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS WERE ARRESTED AS THEY MARCHED IN SINGLE FILE ON THE CITY JAIL, TO PROTEST AGAINST THE ARREST OF 86 OF THEIR FELLOWS ON SUNDAY, WHEN THEY TRIED TO FORCE THEIR WAY INTO A SEGREGATED RESTAURANT. MANY OF THOSE ARRESTED YESTERDAY SAT DOWN IN THE STREET REFUSING TO MOVE WHEN POLICE APPROACHED, AND HAD TO TO BE LIFTED INTO POLICE WAGONS. THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE FINALLY BROKEN UP JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEWMQFVQV7HJA4832URFURIWE
    Media URN:
    VLVAEWMQFVQV7HJA4832URFURIWE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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