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  • Short Summary

    Shooting of five congressmen by three Puerto Ricans in U.S. Congress.

  • Description

    Washington, USA (U.S.A., United States of America).

    GV pan to Capitol police arriving and ambulance. SV other police arriving. CU police milling around, & CU. SV Puerto Rican Fanatic Raphael Miranda being held by police, & SV, being hustled away. SV Andres Cordero being held by police. SV Lolita Lebron being held by Police. SCU Cordero, pan to Lebron, & SV. SCU Lebron being hustled into police wagon. SV ambulance backing up to Capitol. SC Naval medics arriving. CU pan, little black bag of medics. SV back view, medics going into Capitol. SV Alvin Bentley being carried out of Capitol. SV police pushing cameramen away. SV pan, ambulance carries Bentley away. AS people watching from Capitol steps. STV Clifford Davis, a Democrat leader, being carried out on stretcher, & SV. Back view, SCU pan, Capitol doorkeeper William Belcher being carried out, he suffered heart attack, & SV into ambulance. AS people watching from Capitol. SV Republican Benjamin Jenson in ambulance. LV congressman standing by bullet ripped desk. CU desk. SCU damaged chair top, & CU. SV Representative Van Zandt who helped disarm gunman showing bullet hole in chair, & CU. CU gun being taken from Lebron's handbag. SCU two other pistols used in shoot-up. AS sign 'Homicide Squad'. SV reporters at police Head Quarters. SCU 4th member of gang, Irving Flores being led in. SV pressmen around Lebron. SCU Lebron. SCU Cordero being led off by police. SV Miranda being led off.

    (F.G.) (Orig "2A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    146.11
    Media URN:
    29260
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1954
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:26:00 / 01:17:33:00
    Canister:
    54/20

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