• Short Summary

    GEORGE JACKSON HAS LONG BEEN KNOWN AS ONE OF THE SOLEDAD BROTHERS -- A GROUP OF PRISONERS AT SOLEDAD PRISON ACCUSED OF RIOTING AND KILLING A GUARD.

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    Youths chant "Jail the rich and free the poor", "Jails are concentration camps for the poor", Long live George Jackson.



    Banners and slogans



    CU of yelling youths



    GVs of the group of about 300 youths behind police barrier



    The Tombs



    CUs portrait of Angela Davis and George Jackson



    GROUP OF YOUTHS CHANTING +JAIL THE RICH AND FREE THE POOR, + + JAILS ARE CONCENTRATION CAMPS FOR THE POOR+ AND +LONG LIVE GEORGE JACKSON.+ SHOTS OF BANNERS AND SLOGANS. CU OF YELLING YOUTHS. GENERAL VIEWS OF GROUP OF 300 YOUTHS BEHIND POLICE BARRIER ACROSS FROM THE TOMBS. SHOTS OK THE TOMBS PRISON. CU'S OF PORTRAIT OF ANGELA DAVIS AND GEORGE JACKSON.




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    Background: GEORGE JACKSON HAS LONG BEEN KNOWN AS ONE OF THE SOLEDAD BROTHERS -- A GROUP OF PRISONERS AT SOLEDAD PRISON ACCUSED OF RIOTING AND KILLING A GUARD. IT WAS T ONE OF THE TRIALS OF THE SOLEDAD BROTHERS THAT THE SHOOT-OUT AT SAN MARIN COURT HOUSE TOOK PLACE -- IT IS BECAUSE OF THE SAN MARIN SHOOTINGS THAT ANGELA DAVIS IS BEING TRIED FOR MURDER BECAUSE SHE IS ACCUSED OF SUPPLYING THE GUNS USED IN THAT ESCAPE ATTEMPT. LAST WEEK GEORGE JACKSON WAS KILLED WHILE ATTEMPTING TO ONCE AGAIN ESCAPE, AND TODAY A GROUP OF 300 MARCHED TO PROTEST AGAINST HIS KILLING. THE SCENE WAS THE +TOMBS+ PRISON IN NEW YORK, A PLACE WHICH ITSELF HAS SEEN MUCH UNREST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7MOBY2IVPAZS80MSO2CQ0B26Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA7MOBY2IVPAZS80MSO2CQ0B26Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:08:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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