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Title Work

Title No: 12883

Title: John F. Kennedy Civil Rights Address

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 11 Jun  1963 (Created)

Original Summary:
John F. Kennedy Civil Rights Address.  John F. Kennedy State of the Union/Negro rights. "Report to the American People on Civil Rights. With reporting by Roger Mudd.
Description reads: "It ought to be possible for American consumers of any color to receive equal service in places of public accomodation such as hotels, restaurants and theatres and retail stores without being forced to resort to demonstrations in the street. It ought to be possible for American citizens of any color to register and to vote in a free election without interference or fear of repisal. It ought to be possible in short for every American to have equal rights."
Introduction to Civil Rights bill:
 - "nationwide legislation is needed if we are to move this problem from the streets to the court"
- Federal government interventin in segregation 
-black unemployment
-constitution should be color blind
-race has no place in American life or law. Federal legislatin in housing and other things, but other necessary measures that only congress can provide
-wrongs inflicted on negroes, no remedies at law

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 14 min 37 sec 

Forms: Television special

Genres: News

Name As Subjects: Kennedy, John F.; Mudd, Roger

Copyright ClaimantBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
CompilerBlackside, Inc.
CreatorCBS News
Source of MaterialJohn F. Kennedy Library
SpeakerKennedy, John F.
ReporterMudd, Roger

Items x2

12883-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
12883-2Safety Film : Magnetic track 

Contained By x1

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