• Short Summary

    Between 400 and 500 National Guardsmen joined State and local police and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Wilmington, North Carolina on Monday (February 8) following the shootings of a white and a black man.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN Burning houses & debris (2 shots)
    0.08

    2.
    SV & MV Officers stop motorists (2 shots)
    0.13

    3.
    GV Flag TILT DOWN TO Guardsmen outside High School
    0.19

    4.
    CU Guardsman saluting - ZOOM BACK TO GV more Guardsmen
    0.22

    5.
    CU Sign 'New Hanover High School' ZOOM BACK GV PAN School
    0.27

    6.
    GV & SV Black & White students arrive at school (4 shots)
    0.45

    7.
    MV Troops - ZOOM BACK TO GV troops surround church
    0.54

    8.
    SCU Guard with loud hailer PAN guards with guns
    1.01

    9.
    MV Troops enter church
    1.05

    10.
    GV Troops outside church with guns
    1.09

    11.
    GV Students arrested & escorted outside
    1.14

    12.
    MV Troops prepare to leave
    1.17

    13.
    SV Troops on guard outside church
    1.22



    Initials SGM/0000 SGM/0057


    TELERECORDING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Between 400 and 500 National Guardsmen joined State and local police and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Wilmington, North Carolina on Monday (February 8) following the shootings of a white and a black man. Wilmington has been the scene of racial disturbances for several days. Two men are dead and two others have been wounded during the outbreak of sniping and arson. There have been several arrests amongst both Blacks and Whites.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2H3P8RDE6ZYQNJV2WEIE1RJNM
    Media URN:
    VLVA2H3P8RDE6ZYQNJV2WEIE1RJNM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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