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A home damaged by fire
[Race riots in Lawrence]
Original Airdate: 8/9/1984

Length: 00:05:56
Item Type: newstape - acquired tape

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Description : Abstract
This tape includes footage of the aftermath of race riots in Lawrence in August of 1984. Residents stand on the street; some of the buildings are damaged. Two men inspect a burnt-out house. A man repairs a broken window. A group of people stands outside of a liquor store. The sign for the liquor store is damaged; debris is visible on the floor of the liquor store. A group of men move boxes from the store onto a truck. A police cruiser moves down a blockaded street. Police direct traffic in front of the liquor store. Footage from the McNeil-Lehrer Newshour. Robert McNeil reports on race riots in the Tower Hill section of Lawrence. McNeil notes that gangs of Latino youth and gangs of white youth were throwing molotov cocktails and that police were called in to restore order. McNeil's report includes night footage of the riots in Lawrence.

Format : Tape 2991   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 100969 
VHS cassette 102207 
Betacam cassette 102256 
digital betacam cassette 102232 

Subject : Keywords
Race relations

Subject : Personal Names
McNeil, Robert

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
McNeil-Lehrer Newshour

Subject : Geographic Locations
Lawrence (Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Unedited

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