• Short Summary

    TEN "FREEDOM
    WALKERS"...FIVE WHITE AND FIVE NEGRO MEN...WERE ARRESTED AT HAMMONDVILLE,
    ALABAMA, JUST ACROSS THE GEORGIA STATE?

  • Description

    1.
    MLS CROWDS ON ROAD.
    0.08

    2.
    CU CARS COMING TO CAMERA.
    0.11

    3.
    CU CAR PASSING CAMERA, PAN TO MARCHERS WITH SIGN "EQUAL RIGHTS FOR ALL
    MISSISSIPPI OR BUST" THEY ARE FOLLOWED BY POLICE.
    0.25

    4.
    MS POLICEMAN SURROUNDED BY GROUP.
    0.30

    5.
    CU
    POLICEMAN AND GROUP WALKING.
    0.33

    6.
    GROUP OF MEN
    STANDING BY SIGN "GEORGIA STATE LINE" MARCHERS GO BY.
    0.40

    7.
    CU CROWDS.
    0.43

    8.
    LS POLICEMAN STOPPING
    GROUP, PAN TO END OF GROUP AND BACK.
    1.00

    9.
    CU
    PEOPLE WATCHING.
    1.02

    10.
    CU POLICEMAN CARRYING MAN.
    1.10

    11.
    MLS POLICEMAN CARRYING MAN.
    1.24

    12.
    CU MAN BEING CARRIED AWAY ANOTHER FOLLOWS.
    1.32

    13.
    LS MARCHERS ON THE STATE LINE.
    1.40

    14.
    MLS TAKING MAN AWAY (BOG SCENE) WHITE LEADER.
    1.47

    15.
    CU POLICEMAN SPRAYING RIOTERS WITH HOSE, PAN TO CROWD BEING
    SPRAYED.
    1.50

    16.
    CU CROWD BEING SPRAYED.
    1.56

    17.
    CU GROUP BEING SPRAYED.
    1.58

    18.
    CU POLICEMAN WITH DOC, DOC CHASES MARCHER.
    2.00

    19.
    CU POLICEMAN HOLDING MARCHER WITH HEAD LOCK.
    2.04

    20.
    CU GROUP SHOOTING.
    2.09

    21.
    LS MARCHERS.
    2.14



    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TEN "FREEDOM
    WALKERS"...FIVE WHITE AND FIVE NEGRO MEN...WERE ARRESTED AT HAMMONDVILLE,
    ALABAMA, JUST ACROSS THE GEORGIA STATE LINE IN AMERICA'S DEEP SOUTH ON 3 MAY.THE
    MARCHERS WERE ARRESTED BY ALABAMA HIGHWAY PATROLMEN WIELDING ELECTRICAL PROD
    ROLES.WATCHED BY A CROWD OF ABOUT 15-HUNDRED.THE TEN WERE ATTEMPTING TO COMPLETE
    THE MARCH OF A BALTIMORE, MARYLAND POSTMAN LAST-MONTH - A MARCH THAT ENDED IN
    HIS MURDER.

    MEANWHILE...IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA...POLICE USED FIRE HOSES AND DOGS TO BREAK UP
    A NEGRO STUDENT DEMONSTRATION PROTESTING AGAINST SEGREGATION IN THAT CITY.THREE
    STUDENTS WERE BITTEN WHILE TWO FIREMEN AND A NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER WERE INJURED BY
    BRICKS AND BOTTLES THROWN FROM THE TOP OF A NEGRO OFFICE BUILDING.

    IT WAS THE SECOND DAY OF MAJOR DEMONSTRATIONS BY STUDENTS IN BIRMINGHAM DURING
    WHICH MORE THAN 700 WERE ARRESTED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD1XEOCCLROPWMZAHVRMFYBK9G
    Media URN:
    VLVAD1XEOCCLROPWMZAHVRMFYBK9G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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