Summary

Footage Information

Budget Films
US-BGT-B337-96
Landmark Election In D.C.
In 1964 voters in D.C. get to participate in presidential election. Long lines of voters wait in a park-like setting. CU of Secretary of State Dean Rusk, waiting patiently like any other citizen. Various other shots show interior of polling places. Many shots of African American voters on line, dropping paper ballots into boxes. CU of a hand at boxes' slot. DOC/WA - 1964 - B/W

Keywords

1960's
1964
newsreel
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black and white
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sixties
November 3
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Washington
D.C.
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Dean Rusk
secretary of state
line
lining up
wait
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civil rights
black
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African American
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hand
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