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Title Work

Title No: 3679

Title: Martin Luther King and Thurgood Marshall speaking on Montgomery and segregation

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


17 May  1956 (Created)

8 Nov  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
Martin Luther King says that the story of Montgomery is the story of 50,000 negroes, substitute tired feet for tired souls, walk until the walls of injustice are crushed by the battering rams of historical necessity. Thurgood Marshall says that both state and federal court have ruled that the Supreme Court decision is the law of the land and all state laws to the contrary are invalid. Segregation is on the way out, 9 of 18 southern states moving towards desegregation, only a matter of time for the others.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 4 min 31 sec 

Forms: Stock shot

Genres: News

Subjects: Segregation; Civil rights movements--Southern States--History--20th century; Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century

Name As Subjects: Marshall, Thurgood; King, Martin Luther Jr.

CompilerBlackside, Inc.
SpeakerKing, Martin Luther Jr.
SpeakerMarshall, Thurgood
CreatorMovietonews (Firm)
Source of MaterialMovietonews (Firm)
Copyright ClaimantMovietonews (Firm)

Items x2

3679-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3679-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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