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Title Work

Title No: 3666

Title: Martin Luther King, Jr. on ending of bus boycott

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


20 Dec  1956  - 23 Dec  1956 (Created)

18 Nov  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
Montgomery bus boycott: photographers and people getting on bus.  Martin Luther King, Jr. interviewed on bus, says, the Supreme Court mandate came this morning, segregation in transportation is unconstitutional.  Twelve month old boycott wil end.  Will ride non-segregated buses tomorrow-- reaffirm conviction that violence is immoral.  Long and desolate night of bitterness is over.  Must understand difficulties of adjustment-- supreme opportunity in Montgomery.  Street interview with King on transition to riding buses.  Scenes of Montgomery at night.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 9 min 5 sec 

Forms: Stock shot

Genres: News

Subjects: Segregation in transportation; Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956; Montgomery (Ala.)--Race relations

Name As Subjects: King, Martin Luther Jr.

CompilerBlackside, Inc.
IntervieweeKing, Martin Luther Jr.
CreatorNBC News
Source of MaterialNBC News Archives
Copyright ClaimantNBC News Archives

Uncertain what rights Blackside acquired from NBC News for stock footage.

Items x2

3666-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3666-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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