Akron Parade

Akron Parade
Clip: 318427_1_1
Year Shot: 1972 (Actual Year)
Audio: No
Video: Color
Tape Master: 273
Original Film: WPA 515
Location: Akron, Ohio, USA
Timecode: 01:10:11 - 01:10:55

This segment begins with people receiving instructions as to were they will fall in line in the parade order. It seems as if there is confusion or maybe a disagreement going on. There is a long haired man in military khakis talking to a man who is pointing his finger in direction. The pointing man looks frustrated and walks off. Uniformed police officers walk up to the long haired khaki man. Shot of an African-American drum corps marching past the camera. Shot of the parade line up moving very slowly. Shot of Vietnam War protesters crossing the street and moving toward the camera. One woman holds a sign high above her head that reads "Stop The War". Shot of young hippie folk seated on the ground listening to speaker. CU of man at podium speaking. (no audio) Shot of hippie folk clapping. Shot of long haired man in military khakis and black beret speaking into a microphone. (no audio)