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Protest against Atlanta murders

Title
Protest against Atlanta murders
Genre
News report; Speech; Music; Special
TX Date
26 May 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:03:15
Description
Report on a demonstration against a wave of murders in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes actuality of the demonstration, including songs sung by protesters. Also includes excerpts of speeches by black civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson; Camille Bell, mother of one of the murder victims, who criticises President Ronald Reagan; Ella Collins, the half-sister of Malcolm X. Campaigner Dick Gregory has said he will go on hunger strike until the murderer is caught. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Jesse Jackson; Camille Bell; Ella Collins
Keywords
USA; Crime; Interethnic relations; Demonstrations; Homicide; Ronald Reagan; Criminal investigation; Atlanta; Georgia (US state); Dick Gregory

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