• Short Summary

    14 PICKETS, REPRESENTING THE CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY (CORE), WERE ARRESTED IN THE CITY OF SYRACUSE, NEAR NEW YORK CITY, ON FRIDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    SV PICKETS
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    2.
    SCU MAN PICKETING WITH CHILD
    0.17

    3.
    SV MAN SITTING IN RUBBLE WITH SIGN
    0.21

    4.
    SV MAN TALKING TO WOMAN SEATED ON CRANE
    0.26

    5.
    SCU MAN CLIMBING CRANE
    0.30

    6.
    SV POLICE WALKING UP
    0.35

    7.
    SV MAN NEARLY TO TOP OF CRANE
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    8.
    SCU MAN ON CRANE
    0.48

    9.
    CU POLICE CARRYING MAN AWAY
    1.00

    10.
    SV POLICE CARRYING ANOTHER MAN AWAY
    1.10

    11.
    SV POLICE WITH MAN ON TOP OF THE CAB OF CRANE
    1.13

    12.
    CU POLICEMAN TALKING TO PEOPLE
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    13.
    SV POLICE DRAGGING MAN OFF CRANE
    1.20

    14.
    CU PEOPLE WATCHING
    1.21

    15.
    SV POLICE DRAG MAN AWAY
    1.26



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 14 PICKETS, REPRESENTING THE CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY (CORE), WERE ARRESTED IN THE CITY OF SYRACUSE, NEAR NEW YORK CITY, ON FRIDAY.THEY WERE CHARGED WITH TRESPASSING ON CITY PROPERTY.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS HELD ON A DEMOLITION SITE, FORMERLY A SLUM AREA, NOW BEING CLEARED FOR DEVELOPMENT.RESIDENTS OF THE AREA WERE ALLOCATED HOUSES IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE CITY.CORE CHARGED THAT NEGROES, EVICTED TO MAKE WAY FOR THE REDEVELOPMENT, HAVE BEEN HOUSED IN NEGRO AREAS, OFTEN IN SUBSTANDARD HOUSING.CORE HAS DEMANDED THAT THE CITY HOUSES THE NEGROES IN WHITE AREAS, AND ACCUSED THE CITY OF A SEGREGATION POLICY IN RE-ALLOCATION OF HOUSING.

    THE CITY HAS DENIED THE CHARGES AND URGED CORE TO SUBMIT ITS GRIEVANCES TO THE NEW YORK STATE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION WHICH DEALS WITH PROBLEMS OF THIS NATURE.THE CITY ALSO OFFERED TO SET UP A COMMITTEE TO ENSURE THAT EXISTING LAWS OUTLAWING SEGREGATION AND SUBSTANDARD HOUSING FOR RE-ALLOCATED PERSONS WERE ENFORCED.CORE REPLIED THAT IT WANTED ACTION IMMEDIATELY AND SENT ALONG PICKETS TO THREE SEPARATE REDEVELOPMENT SITES.

    THE PICKETS MARCHED IN ORDERLY FASHION DURING THE MORNING AND THE CONTRACTOR SENT HIS WORKMEN HOME.IN THE AFTERNOON THE CITY ORDERED THE WORKMEN BACK ON THE JOB.THEN THE DEMONSTRATORS BEGAN CLIMBING ON MACHINERY ON THE SITES.POLICE ASKED THEM TO LEAVE.WHEN THEY REFUSED, FOURTEEN WERE ARRESTED.

    NEW MEETINGS BETWEEN CITY OFFICIALS AND CORE ARE SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE TOMORROW (MONDAY).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADB6S9OLGUAKUQH58ZC495EP0V
    Media URN:
    VLVADB6S9OLGUAKUQH58ZC495EP0V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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