• Short Summary

    VOTERS IN MAY PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES GO TO THE POLLS TODAY (TUESDAY) TO CHOOSE TWO GOVERNORS, HUNDRED OF MAYORS AND MEMBERS OF FOUR STATE LEGISLATURES.

  • Description

    1.
    LV LOUIS NUNN ON PLATFORM AT GLASSGOW. KENTUCKY
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    2.
    MV NUNN MASSED BY CROWD (2 SHOTS)
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    3.
    LV NUNN OF PLATFORM: (SOF)
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    4.
    LV DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE'S PLATFORM
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    5.
    CV BREATHITT: SOF STARTS: "IT WAS THE......."
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    6.
    GV CROWD
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    7.
    CU BREATHITT SPEAKING
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    8.
    CU DITTO. SOF ENDS: "...GROUND FOR DISCORD."
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    9.
    GV PLATFORM
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    LOUIE NUNN: "I AM NOT RUNNING AGAINST THE REAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY ... I AM RUNNING AGAINST THE KENNEDY'S AND WHAT THEY STAND FOR."



    EDWARD T. BREATHITT: "IT WAS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF OUR OPPONENTS TO LAY DOWN THEIR PROGRAMME FOR HANDLING KENTUCKY'S UNFINISHED BUSINESS. INSTEAD THEY HAVE STRAYED INTO THE BLIND ALLEYS OF HATE AND SUSPICION, PREJUDICED AND BIGOTRY. OUR OPPONENTS HAVE INJECTED A NEW AND A DANGEROUS TONE INTO KENTUCKY'S PUBLIC LIFE AND WE DO NOT INTEND TO BE DIVERTED FROM UNFINISHED BUSINESS BY THOSE WHO HAVE MADE OF OUR BELOVED STATE A BREEDING GROUND FOR DISCORD."



    FILM SHOWS ELECTION SPEECHES IN KENTUCKY. THE RACE ISSUE WAS RAISED THERE WHEN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR BERT COOMBS' CALLED FOR AN END TO DISCRIMINATION IN STATE-LICENSED BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS CATERING TO THE PUBLIC.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: VOTERS IN MAY PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES GO TO THE POLLS TODAY (TUESDAY) TO CHOOSE TWO GOVERNORS, HUNDRED OF MAYORS AND MEMBERS OF FOUR STATE LEGISLATURES.RACIAL ISSUES DOMINATE IN THE ELECTION OF GOVERNORS FOR KENTUCKY AND MISSISSIPPI AND IN THE PHILADELPHIA MAYORAL ELECTION.

    MR.LOUIE NUNN, REPUBLICAN NOMINEE FOR THE GOVERNORSHIP, HAS ATTACKED THE ORDER AS A VOTE-CATCHING MOVE.DEMOCRATIC CONTENDER, MR.EDWIN BREATHITT, SAID HE WOULD LET THE STATE LEGISLATURE DECIDE.

    BOTH CANDIDATES HAVE AVOIDED OPEN CALLS EITHER FOR OR AGAINST SEGREGATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVASB6WJX330WM7P9J7XR437OZR
    Media URN:
    VLVASB6WJX330WM7P9J7XR437OZR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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