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Title Work

Title No: 4519

Title: Martin Luther King, Ralph Abernathy, Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


1956 (Created)

10 Feb  1986 (Ordered/received)

Original Summary:
Martin Luther King at podium says all have responsibility to integrate buses with no difficulties. Executive of MIA (Montgomery Improvement Association) recommends accepting desicion. Apprises crowd of what is happening legally. Explains why carpool is broken up "in federal court today Judge Johnson..." Possible to be courageous yet non-violent. 

Ralph Abernathy at podium, wild applause. Audience sings "Onward Christian Soldiers."  Abernathy introduces King. King speaks regarding Supreme Court decision, reaffirming that separate facilities are inherently unequal.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 9 min 4 sec 

Forms: Stock shot

Genres: News

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

Name As Subjects: Abernathy, Ralph; King, Martin Luther Jr.

SpeakerAbernathy, Ralph
CompilerBlackside, Inc.
SpeakerKing, Martin Luther Jr.
CreatorNBC News
Source of MaterialNBC News
Copyright ClaimantNBC News

Items x4

4519-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
4519-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 
4519-3Safety Film : Positive picture 
4519-4Safety Film : Positive picture 

Contained By x1

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