U.S. Coal Strike

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
489610_1_1
Yes
Washington, DC
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1946  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:58:39 - 00:59:38
Tape Master:
Original Film:
1771
019-557-02
U.S. Coal Strike (Head clog renders the first few seconds of footage virtually useless.) MS United Mine Workers of America President JOHN L. LEWIS posing for photographs on patio, walking down steps toward car. TLS Municipal Court building, American flag hanging from front; MS sign: "Municipal Court Criminal Division." MSs pressmen taking still photographs, flashbulbs snapping. MS unidentified man getting out of car outside courthouse, posing for press (lackluster image quality makes it hard to ID). MS UMWA President John L. Lewis getting out of car outside courthouse, walking slowly, deliberately with cane in hand. Nice Ms several newsreel cameramen with short reel cameras filming, panning left. CU John L. Lewis wearing fedora, looking grim, somber. MS press corps outside courthouse.