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Civil Rights

Civil Rights
Clip: 499708_1_1
Year Shot: 1960 (Estimated Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1478
Original Film: N/A
HD: N/A
Location: United States
City: Various
State: Various
Country: United States
Timecode: 01:00:25 - 01:07:34

Various scenes from the Civil Rights movement in the United States, 1960-68. Events include: sit-down strikes against segregation at lunch counters in Greensboro, NC; riots in Watts; protests against police violence in Selma, Alabama; assassination and funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr; Freedom Rides.

Civil Rights
Clip: 499708_1_2
Year Shot: 1965 (Actual Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1478
Original Film: N/A
HD: N/A
Location: United States
City: Various
State: Various
Country: United States
Timecode: 01:00:25 - 01:00:50

Protests following violence perpetrated by police against marchers in Selma, Alabama, 1965: TLS civil rights demonstrators marching with banner: "We March With Selma!" TLS/MSs Caucasian-American and African-Americans marching with civil rights placards: "CORE Demands Federal Registration"; "We Shall Overcome"; "End Terror in Selma"; etc. TLS/MSs Rev. Dr. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. standing on steps, flanked by crowd, speaking.

Civil Rights
Clip: 499708_1_3
Year Shot: 1965 (Actual Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1478
Original Film: N/A
HD: N/A
Location: United States
City: Various
State: Various
Country: United States
Timecode: 01:00:50 - 01:01:35

LS/TLSs commercial buildings blazing, spewing fire & smoke into night following racial riots in Watts, Los Angeles, California, 1965. MS two white LAPD police officers leading two black men suspected of looting toward camera, night, buildings burning in BG. Traveling shots of buildings destroyed by fire, arson, looting; National Guard patrol streets during daytime. TLS National Guardsmen standing guard behind crude barricade in street.

Civil Rights
Clip: 499708_1_4
Year Shot: 1968 (Actual Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1478
Original Film: N/A
HD: N/A
Location: United States
City: Various
State: Various
Country: United States
Timecode: 01:01:35 - 01:03:09

MS Rev Dr MARTIN LUTHER KING JR speaking in Memphis, TN, April 3, 1968 (night before his assassination): "I just want to do God's will. And he s allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land." TLS/MSs Memphis police officers conducting investigation along balcony of Lorraine Motel in Memphis on the night of MLK's assassination. Nationwide riots following death of MLK: shaky (but good) panning TLS police squad car driving along city street, night; panning shot crowd passing broken shop windows, night; LS large fire burning from city bldg, night; LS/TLSs horse of police officers wearing gas masks, firing tear gas while patrolling streets, day (VO states this is Washington, DC but this cannot be verified). TLS Sen. ROBERT F. KENNEDY (D-NY) speaking to crowd in Indianapolis, Indiana, following MLK assassination, Aug 4 1968: "For those of you who are black & are tempted to be filled w/ hatred & distrust..." MSs widow CORETTA SCOTT KING and bereaved King family viewing open casket of Martin Luther King Jr during wake. H/a LS funeral procession of MLK through streets of Atlanta, GA, Apr 9, 1968; h/a TLS Robert Kennedy (RFK, Bobby Kennedy) marching in funeral parade, wife ETHEL KENNEDY (Ethel Skakel Kennedy) walking behind him; MS DWIGHT EISENHOWER (Ike, Dwight D. Eisenhower) and RICHARD NIXON (Tricky Dick, Richard M. Nixon) marching in funerary parade, basketball star WILT CHAMBERLAIN (it appears that Lola Falana walks to his right) marching behind them. H/a TLS mule-drawn funeral cortege.

Civil Rights
Clip: 499708_1_5
Year Shot: 1960 (Actual Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1478
Original Film: N/A
HD: N/A
Location: United States
City: Various
State: Various
Country: United States
Timecode: 01:03:12 - 01:04:51

(MOS) MSs African-Americans and Caucasian-Americans demonstrating outside Woolworth's store in Greensboro, North Carolina, marching in circle on sidewalk while police officers stand watch, 1960-- bandied placards read: "Woolworth Segregates"; "End Lunch Counter Discrimination"; "Support Carolina Students"; MSs black protesters (participants of Woolworth's sit-in) under arrest, being led through crowded police HQ hallway. TLS/MSs damaged facade of brick residential home (possibly retaliatory attack by pro-segregationists). MS/CUs blacks & whites sitting at lunch counter in peaceful protest. MSs white pro-segregationists forcing the protesters from the lunch counter, pulling & tearing at them, some throwing punches (violence). MS white & black students marching toward camera. L/a MS Kress Department Store sign & marquee in Greensboro, NC. MS two women exiting McLellan's store. TLSs sit-in (sit-down) protests at segregated lunch counter restaurants. MSs protesters, demonstrators, signs ("All are free or none are.") TLS Freedom Trail Park Street Church sign, tilt down to LS F.W. Woolworth's store.

Civil Rights
Clip: 499708_1_6
Year Shot: 1961 (Actual Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1478
Original Film: N/A
HD: N/A
Location: United States
City: Various
State: Various
Country: United States
Timecode: 01:04:51 - 01:07:34

(MOS) MS black women & men singing, clapping during sit-down demonstration. MS window sign: "White Waiting Room, Interstate Passengers" (Jim Crow, segregation). Est shot brick church; TLS black congregation sitting in pews, fanning themselves; MS several young black men stepping from pulpit; MS black congregation standing, cheering. TLSs residential home burning after firebomb attack, night; MSs National Guard armed with rifles affixed w/ bayonets deploying from lorry, passing cam, night. TLSs black congregation during service, many fanning themselves. TLS/MSs National Guard taking positions on sidewalk, affixing bayonet to rifle, standing guard outside building. TLSs charter bus pulling from station, driving away (Freedom Rides). Rear view MS bus driver & military guards at front of bus. MS white man & black man (James Farmer?) sitting on bus, smoking cigarettes. Panning MS bus passing cam on rain-slicked road. MS "Welcome to Mississippi" road sign. TLS/MSs military & law enforcement troops staging area. Panning TLSs charter bus driving along city street. TLS crowd gathered outside Trailways station. MS Nat'l Guard alighting bus. Zooming MS row of jail cells (county cell block).