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Title Work

Title No: 3810

Title: James Meredith press conference

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


30 Jan  1963 (Created)

22 Nov  1985 (Ordered/received)

Original Summary:
James Meredith into room. Shots of audience, cameras, reporters. Meredith making a statement and answering questions at end. Says after listening to all our demands, evaluations, positions and weighing all this against my personal position and circumstances I have concluded that the Negro should not return to the University of Mississippi, the prospects for him are too unpromising. However I, James Meredith, will register for the second semester (cheers). Cutaways to audience. Thinks that negroes are in continual physical danger in Mississippi generally. Shakes hands with people leaving.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 2 min 29 sec 

Forms: Stock shot

Genres: News

Subjects: College integration; Segregation in higher education; Oxford (Miss.)--Race relations

Name As Subjects: University of Mississippi; Meredith, James

CompilerBlackside, Inc.
SpeakerMeredith, James
CreatorMovietonews (Firm)
Source of MaterialMovietonews (Firm)
Copyright ClaimantMovietonews (Firm)

Items x2

3810-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3810-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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