UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356490

Creation Date

7-19-1968

Subject—Names

George C. Wallace

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

St. Louis: A Negro demonstrator (R) boos former Alabama Governor George Wallace while his supporters (L) drown out the boos with cheers during a rally of some 8,000 people, 7/19. About 40 persons, many members of militant Negro groups, disrupted Wallace's speech, shouting 'Sieg Heil' and singing 'we shall overcome'. Wallace supporters threw a few punches at the demonstrators, most of whom were led out by authorities.

Format

BW Photograph, 10" x 8"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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