• Short Summary

    Showing ATLANTIC CITY: FREEDOM DEMOCRATIC PARTY ATTEMPTS TO METER CONVENTION - LAWRENCE PRESENTS CREDENTIAL COMMITTEE REPORT

  • Description

    1.
    End of a news conference - JUNK


    2.
    Freedom Democratic Party rally * JUNK


    3.
    A VARIETY OF TAKES SHOWING FREEDOM DEMOCRATIC PARTY RALLY AND ENTRANCE. (ALMOST ENTIRE VOICE OVER HE NBC CORRESPONDENTS.) FDP gathered outside the Convention Hall, then tried to march in through a monstrous crush of people, reporters, delegates, spectators and what have you. They marched to the door, their leader (Aaron Henry) carrying VIP credentials (so he said), and were told by the police at the door that there was no room inside, and they could not be admitted. So they milled around outside. The police statement was untrue; there was considerable room. The convention was just going into session and many of the delegates were trapped outside. There are a variety of shots here which should tell the story--although you do not see the actual confrontation.


    4.
    DAVID LAWRENCE, CHAIRMAN OF THE CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE reads the Committee's report on the Mississippi delegation. He is cheered at intervals. THEN REPORT IS ADOPTED. Suggest section near end: "Furthermore be it resolved that the Mississippi Freedom party be received as honored guests....to ends.




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    Background: Showing ATLANTIC CITY: FREEDOM DEMOCRATIC PARTY ATTEMPTS TO METER CONVENTION - LAWRENCE PRESENTS CREDENTIAL COMMITTEE REPORT

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5I9GJF0CNVXLEGI598SYUKKET
    Media URN:
    VLVA5I9GJF0CNVXLEGI598SYUKKET
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:13:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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