• Short Summary

    MORE NATIONAL GUARD UNITS MOVED INTO MEMPHIS MONDAU AS THE CITY'S FIREMEN LEFT THEIR JOBS IN A WILDCAT WALKOUT TO SUPPORT STRIKING POLICE, 60 STRIKING COPS WERE ARRESTED FOR REFUSING TO STOP PICKETING AT POLICE STATIONS.

  • Description


    NIGHT SHOTS SHERIFFS PATROL CARS AT CENTRAL STATION, NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS VEHICLES ARRIVING, PICKETING COPS BEING WARNED TO MOVE THEN BEING LED AWAY PEACEFULLY DAYLIGHT SHOTS PICKETING COPS, COMMENTS BY LAWYER...CITY HALL..NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS...POLICE STATION..LARGE GATHERING OF FIREMEN PICKETING OF OUTSIDE FIRE HOUSE...COMMENTS BY PICKET..LIBFLM SHOWING BURNING BUILD IN JULY (WHEN FIREMEN WERE ON STRIKE).




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    STAND UP BRIDGE AT 1MIN 22 ABOUT TEN SECS.. REPORTERS BOB JIMINEZ AND KENLEY JONES.

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    Background: MORE NATIONAL GUARD UNITS MOVED INTO MEMPHIS MONDAU AS THE CITY'S FIREMEN LEFT THEIR JOBS IN A WILDCAT WALKOUT TO SUPPORT STRIKING POLICE, 60 STRIKING COPS WERE ARRESTED FOR REFUSING TO STOP PICKETING AT POLICE STATIONS. GUARDSMEN WERE ASSIGNED TO P PROTECT PL POLICE STATIONS, GENERAL PATROL DUTIES AND AS AUXILIARY FI FIREFIGHTERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAR9DY3NKTGKJ7VCP9LIK3C2G1
    Media URN:
    VLVAR9DY3NKTGKJ7VCP9LIK3C2G1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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