GV night shot building in Detroit. GV ditto. Pan fireman with hoses squirting water onto fire in daytime. Trucking shot past gutted building, trucking shot ditto. Trucking shot past store looted by Negroes. LS Negroes carrying loot. MS ditto, trucking shot ditto. MS Negroes running in the street at night in Harlem. GV searchlight on top of buildings. GV Negroes in street. Pan police cars past. GV Negroes running in the street. GV ditto. MS policeman walks past with Negro. MCU injured person on stretcher put into ambulance. LS ambulance moves off. Pan police chasing Negroes along the street during daytime. MLS national guardsman on army vehicle. Pan police walk along in file in Harlem street. Pan national guardsman past on army vehicle. MS gutted vehicles.
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Flashpoint Detroit, sparking off the blaze of race riots across the United States. In New York, Negroes leave Harlem to loot Fifth Avenue. In the words of President Johnson, whose Commission on Civil Disorder is to seek a solution, "the causes go to the heart of our Society".
United States of America , Civil Disturbances , Demonstrations , Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments , Crime and Punishment , Ethnic Minorities , Period Attitudes , Government and Politics , National Guard , Medicine and Health , Vehicles , Military - Active , Social Conditions and Problems
U.S. National Guard, United States military, United States government
New York City , New York , United States , North America