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SELMA ALABAMA MARCH FOOTAGE
03/09/1965
ABC
A116P77
REVERSAL 1000 FT. SOF OPT CU MRS. PAUL DOUGLAS WALKS THROUGH STREET FILLED WITH CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATORS. VS GOVERNOR GEORGE WALLACE IS SERVED SUBPEONA BY A US MARSHALL IN WALLACE'S OFFICE. VS CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATORS HOLD FREEDOM RALLY IN FRONT OF CHURCH. THEY SING AND CHANT FREEDOM SONGS AND SLOGANS. CU JOHN LEWIS HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE ON BRUTAL TREATMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS MARCHERS BY LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS WHEN THEY ATTEMPTED TO MARCH TO MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA. CU JAMES FOREMAN, HEAD OF SNCC ANSWERS REPORTERS' QUESTIONS ON FUTURE PLANS TO CONTINUE PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATIONS. EXTS OF SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE (SCLC) HEADQUARTERS. CU STATE TROOPERS CONFRONTS CIVIL RIGHTS MEMBERS AND ORDER THEM TO STOP. CU MARCH LEADERS INCLUDING DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR, JAMES FARMER, FOREMAN, DR. RALPH ABERNATHY. GV MARCHERS HALT. KING ASK THAT THEY BE ALLOWED TO PRAY. HEAD TROOPER AGREES. MARCHERS SING: WE SHALL OVERCOME. VS SAME SCENE. CU ABERNATHY LEADS KNEELING MARCHERS IN PRAYER. PAN OF SAME. CU KING KNEELING. VS MARCHERS & TROOPERS. MCU OF MAYOR JOE SMITHERMAN STANDS NEARBY. VS MARCHERS RETURN TO CENTER OF TOWN. VS MARTIN LUTHER KING WALKS THROUGH STREETS WITH MEMBERS OF CLERGY TO CHURCH. THEY ARE JOINED BY FARMER, FOREMAN AND OTHER CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS. CI: PERSONALITIES: DOUGLAS, MRS. PERSONALITIES: WALLACE, GEORGE PERSONALITIES: FOREMAN, JAMES. PERSONALITIES: LEWIS, JOHN. PERSONALITIES: KING, MARTIN LUTHER JR. PERSONALITIES: FARMER, JAMES. PERSONALITIES: ABERNATHY, RALPH. PERSONALITIES: SMITHERMAN, JOE. DEMONSTRATIONS: CIVIL RIGHTS. CIVIL RIGHTS: SOUTH, SELMA, ALABAMA.
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