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Title Work

Title No: 3828

Title: City Police force becomes small army in Mississippi

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


28 Feb  1964 (Created)

22 Oct  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
2 reels of film (Roll A & B)
Reel A - Interview of Mayor Thompson with some footage of city police, dogs, etc.
Roll B - Footage of specially built armored car and riot police.

It is known that every time Mayor Thompson hears that African Americans may demonstrate, he sends out the armored car known as "Thompson's Tank."

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 8 min 20 sec 

Forms: Stock shot

Genres: News

Subjects: Tanks (Military science); Riots; Jackson (Miss.)--Race relations; Police dogs; Suffrage--Mississippi; Riot control

Name As Subjects: Thompson, Allen C.

Copyright ClaimantBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Source of MaterialBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
CompereBlackside, Inc.
CreatorCBS News
IntervieweeThompson, Allen C.

Items x4

3828-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3828-2Safety Film :  
3828-3Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 
3828-4Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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