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James Farmer speaks at a ceremony in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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[James Farmer]
Original Airdate: 4/4/1988

Length: 00:02:34
Item Type: newstape - edited story master


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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that James Farmer (civil rights leader) spoke at Faneuil Hall during a ceremony to commemorate the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights leader). Jones notes that Farmer was the head of the Congress for Racial Equality in the 1950s. Jones' report includes footage of Farmer addressing the audience at Faneuil Hall. Jones interviews Farmer about progress on civil rights issues in the US. Jones reports that Charles Yancey read a proclamation honoring King during the ceremony at Faneuil Hall. Jones' report is accompanied by footage of Yancey reading a proclamation at the ceremony and by footage of schoolchildren performing at the ceremony. Jones' report also includes footage of King during the civil rights movement. This tape includes additional footage from the ceremony at Faneuil Hall.


Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 5695   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 104983 
VHS cassette 104990 
Betacam cassette 104995 
digital betacam cassette 104996 

Subject : Keywords
African Americans - Civil rights
King Middle School

Subject : Personal Names
Farmer, James
Jones, Marcus
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Yancey, Charles

Type : Genre
News - Television



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