Reel

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_1
No
United States
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Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:00:13 - 02:39:36
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Original Film:
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244
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Unedited material following the Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination/Riots in Chicago, Illinois and Washington, DC, in April, 1968. Establishing footage of the cities during this turbulant time in history.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_2
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:00:13 - 02:04:29
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Original Film:
HD:
244
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Chicago, Illinois. MS crumbled wall to store, "Open Sundays," not anymore. MCU sign "Roosevelt & Spaulding No Right Turn." (Chicago, Illinois) crumbled buildings. MS National Guard armed & walking past the devastation, wreckage, some blacks follow. MS remnants burning. MS Army Jeep & Semi truck, track of Army Jeep passing wreckage. MS young black boys throwing stones/remnants of building.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_3
No
United States
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Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:04:30 - 02:08:11
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Original Film:
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244
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Chicago, Illinois. TLS black people passing fallen building. MS/LA soldier standing guard, others pass by. MS soldiers standing guard along street intersection TLS army truck w/soldiers on regular street. MS/MCU black boys playing baseball. MS Army trucks, jeeps w/ soldiers passing camera. MS/pan "Chicago Temple, First Methodist Church," to Pablo Picasso's street red, rust colored sculpture, statue. (his dog) MS Chicago buildings, flags at half mast. TLS buildings around Washington Street. MS City & American flags.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_4
No
United States
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Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:08:12 - 02:11:08
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Original Film:
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244
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Chicago, Illinois. MCU Picasso's sculpture. TLS/pan city buildings. MS flags. MCU/pan Wacker/ State street signs, "Chicago Sun-Time building in BG." MS soldiers patrolling under elevated train, near a restaurant. MCU/HA soldiers rifles have bayonets attached, black people pass by them, soldier with gun ready-looks scared, some soldiers black. (Woodlawn neighborhood).

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_5
No
United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:11:09 - 02:14:18
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Original Film:
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244
N/A
Chicago, Illinois. MS rows of soldiers walking down the street- some are African American soldiers- to maintain order, soldiers look like they are unhappy, young black boy passes by staring intensely into the camera. (no actual riot footage has been seen yet- just post riot damage) MCU/pan sign "Dorchester & 63rd, " young black girls crossing the street, police officers to right. MS urban destruction. MS two black men standing against building. MCU black children. CU black Chicago police officer. MS two police officers & army soldier resting. MCU black police officer gladly talking w/two black women. MCU two police officers standing around, waiting for more rioting. MS police officers marching in column down street w/helmets on, paddy wagon follows behind.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_6
No
United States
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Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
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02:14:19 - 02:16:51
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244
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Chicago, Illinois. MS/track down street, police officers keeping civilians, black people moving, prevent congregation, a black neighborhood. MS soldiers standing guard. MCU/pan photo of MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. through window to soldier on guard. MCU sign "Woodlawn: Urban Progress Center." MCU two black men. MCU/pan red movie marquee, "Joan Crawford in "Berserk," soldiers in fatigues.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_7
No
United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:16:52 - 02:19:13
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Original Film:
HD:
244
N/A
Chicago, Illinois. CU army soldiers opening food cans. MS group of black people walking towards the camera. (first footage that could be riot related) MS fire trucks & blue police cars move in. TLS black men in hats on balcony, go inside. MS wall w/"Blackstone Prince Killer" spray painted on it.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_8
No
United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:19:14 - 02:21:15
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Original Film:
HD:
244
N/A
Chicago, Illinois. TLS army camp. MS men & tents. MS/LA soldiers & jeep. MCU soldiers, rifle bayonet in FG. MS soldiers & camp.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_9
No
United States
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Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:21:16 - 02:23:08
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244
N/A
Reel change - seems to be in Washington, DC. MCU street gutters littered. MS men shoveling trash into dumpster, garbage. MCU black man waiting in truck, clean up underway, department of sanitation cleaning up the streets, Safeway grocery store, people stealing groceries, black kid does dance, broken front windows, firemen in store.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_10
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:23:09 - 02:26:39
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Original Film:
HD:
244
N/A
Apparently Washington, DC. MS streets cluttered w/mess. MS firemen putting out fire, streets littered. MS police car arrives. CU fireman, tired, exhausted, shakes head, looks sad. MS broken front windows of Safeway store. TLS smoke rising from building. MS/pan American flag, buildings burning. (nice shot). TLS/HA firemen trying to put out fire in FG people watch. TLS smoke rising in distance. TLS/HA people watching fire from street corners. TLS/HA flag at half staff.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_11
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:26:40 - 02:30:08
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Original Film:
HD:
244
N/A
Apparently Washington, DC. TLS people standing outside of building. (looting?) TLS "Head Start sign/building. TLS black men in early evening light putting something in the trunk of a white car & walking away. LS/HA Army throwing tear gas at civilians walking away. MS army soldiers getting out of military vehicle, truck. MS tear gas pellet dispersing crowd, soldier runs up. MS soldiers go around corner, someone injured. MCU soldier opening can of something, (gas pellets?). CU soldier w/black rimmed glasses opening. MCU soldier on radio. CU sign, "Soul brothers, Black?). MCU/pan sign, "Peaceway Temple, Prophet Omega Townsend," fire trucks & smoking building. MCU restaurant window w/news clipping of MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MCU/zoom soldiers shoulder, rifle in hand, black men on street corner talking. MCU black men walking away from soldier.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_12
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:30:09 - 02:34:00
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Original Film:
HD:
244
N/A
Washington, DC. MCU white soldier standing guard. MCU shadows of soldiers & in window reflection. (too dark) MS police car drives by. MS/pan traffic light sign, "Florida ave," trucks w/soldiers passing by. MS soldiers war gas masks on passing burned out automobile, vehicle, car. MS soldiers w/gas masks passing camera, streets somewhat deserted. MS soldiers through windows of burned out car. TLS soldiers patrolling street. MS black woman past burned out car & camera. MS soldiers patrolling. smoke in BG. CU soldier red cross passes. MS jeep & "military police" pass camera. MS/pan destroyed building, one wall standing.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_13
No
United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:34:01 - 02:38:10
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Original Film:
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244
N/A
Washington, DC. TLS burning building, fire licks sky. MS building burning, sign, "7th & P Store." MS fire hose spraying building, church in BG. MS soldiers standing, walking, fire truck arrives. MS soldiers forming wall around firemen. TLS/pan burning building, firemen speaking. MS DCFD (DC FD, DC fire department) firemen w/ladder, go in through window. MS firemen talking, soldier standing in street of burning building. MS soldiers standing by black men, keeping them away. MS/MCU white soldiers passing camera. MS soldiers in street. TLS firemen putting out fire, cloud of smoke, building obscured. MS people watching from street corner. MCU firemen from hose. MCU fireman giving directions. MS/zoom soldiers standing guard & at intersection, firemen working in BG.

Martin Luther King Assassination/ Riots

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Audio:
Location:
459901_1_14
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1968  (Actual Year)
Color
02:38:11 - 02:39:36
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
244
N/A
Washington, DC. MS/MCU soldiers guard. MS soldiers directing pedestrians where to go. MS street, cars passing. MS boy exiting through front window of store, woman slowly walking away. (looting?) MS black men being arrested for storing a ton of stolen groceries in the trunk of their cars. TLS DCFD firemen still working. (Audio continues, no picture, black diamond on blue BG)