• Short Summary

    NEW YORK POLICE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ARRESTED 300 PEOPLE TAKING PART IN CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATION AGAINST ALLEGED JOB DISCRIMINATION AT A NEW MEDICAL CENTRE BEING BUILT IN BROOKLYN.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. CROWDS IN STREET.
    0.02

    2.
    SV. CROWDS OUTSIDE BUILDING SITE.
    0.04

    3.
    LV. POLICE, CROWDS IN B/G, POLICE SPEAKING TO CROWD.
    0.22

    4.
    SV. POLICE PAN TO PEOPLE ON GROUND (SOF SINGING AND CLAPPING) MAN LED AWAY, AND OTHERS BEING PULLED FROM GROUND.
    0.49

    5.
    SV. PEOPLE SITTING IN ROAD.
    0.53

    6.
    LV. POLICE BY CAR.
    0.57

    7.
    CU. POLICE AROUND WOMAN.
    1.08

    8.
    SV. COLOURED MAN SINGING AND YELLING.
    1.17

    9.
    CU. PEOPLE BEHIND BARRIERS SINGING PAN IN TO MAN HOLDING BIBLE.
    1.35

    10.
    LV. MEN ON BUILDING WATCHING.
    1.38

    11.
    LV. POLICE CLEARING PEOPLE FROM PAVEMENT.
    1.48

    12.
    CU. PEOPLE ON PAVEMENT.
    1.51

    13.
    SV. POLICE CLOSING DOORS OF TRUCK.
    1.53



    Initials IT/W/JH/PC DD/N/JH/PB


    EDITORS: COMMENTATOR'S VOICE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY
    EDITORS NOTE: PROD NO. 5569/63 - U.S.A. KU KLUX KLAN LEADER THREATENS ECONOMIC BOYCOTT IN SAVANNAH - ALSO REFERS.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: NEW YORK POLICE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ARRESTED 300 PEOPLE TAKING PART IN CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATION AGAINST ALLEGED JOB DISCRIMINATION AT A NEW MEDICAL CENTRE BEING BUILT IN BROOKLYN.IT WAS THE BIGGEST MASS ARREST IN THE CITY SINCE THE CIVIL WAR DRAFT RIOTS OF MORE THAN 100 YEARS AGO.

    SIGNING HYMNS AND PRAYING, THE PICKETS - TOTALLING NEARLY 1,000, BOTH WHITE AND NEGRO - KNELT AND LAID IN FRONT OF ENTRANCES TO THE SITE, BLOCKING THE WAY OF INCOMING LORRIES.THEY DEFIED 200 POLICEMEN, MOUNTED AND ON FOOT.

    THE PICKETS, REFUSING ORDERS TO DISPERSE, WERE CARRIED AWAY TO WAITING VANS CHANTING "WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED." AS FAST AS THE POLICE VANS WERE FILLED, MORE DEMONSTRATORS TOOK THE PLACE OF THOSE ARRESTED.MOST WERE LATER CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2F6H4145G1TURYMQPNRXARDJU
    Media URN:
    VLVA2F6H4145G1TURYMQPNRXARDJU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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