• Short Summary

    TWENTY NEGRO STUDENTS ENTERED FIVE ALL-WHITE SCHOOLS IN THE STATE OF ALABAMA YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), AFTER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVERCAME THE DETERMINED RESISTANCE OF GOVERNOR WALLACE TO KEEP THE STATE'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEGREGATED.

  • Description

    1.
    LV WEST END SCHOOL
    0.06

    2.
    SV STUDENTS ENTERING.
    0.11

    3.
    CU POLICE
    0.14

    4.
    SV POLICE WITH LOUDSPEAKER, CROWDS.
    0.20

    5.
    SV STUDENT SITTING ON GROUND, POLICE PAN TO CROWDS.
    0.28

    6.
    SV POLICE CAR GOES BY.
    0.32

    7.
    SV STATE POLICE FILING OUT (2 SHOTS).
    0.40

    8.
    SV POLICE LEADING MAN AWAY.
    0.48

    9.
    SV POLICE MOVING PEOPLE BACK.
    0.49



    Initials AA/N/WH/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TWENTY NEGRO STUDENTS ENTERED FIVE ALL-WHITE SCHOOLS IN THE STATE OF ALABAMA YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), AFTER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVERCAME THE DETERMINED RESISTANCE OF GOVERNOR WALLACE TO KEEP THE STATE'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEGREGATED.

    THE MOVE TOUCHED OFF A NOISY DEMONSTRATION AT WEST END HIGH SCHOOL, ONE OF THREE BIRMINGHAM SCHOOLS WHICH ADMITTED NEGROES. HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS BOYCOTTED THE SCHOOL AND MANY JOINED A DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE LED BY MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL STATES RIGHTS PARTY -- A SEGREGATIONIST GROUP.

    THE DEMONSTRATION STARTED AFTER TWO NEGRO GIRLS ENTERED THE SCHOOL. AN ANGRY CROWD GATHERED OUTSIDE SHOUTING: "TWO, FOUR, SIX, EIGHT, WE DON'T WANT TO INTEGRATE." THE POLICE SENT FOR REINFORCEMENTS TO CONTROL THE CROWD. ONE MAN WAS ARRESTED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD1XPA2X26UMHQPY79FK34OQMR
    Media URN:
    VLVAD1XPA2X26UMHQPY79FK34OQMR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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