CU Dr Martin Luther King. MS police across road, pan to Dr King leading Negro march. CU marchers feet. MCU Dr King leading march. MS the Reverend Ralph Abernathy speaking. MS Senator Robert Kennedy. GV people listening. GV plane which will carry body of Martin L King from Memphis. MCU Negroes at airport. MS coffin put onto plane. CU Negro woman crying. MCU coffin put onto plane. CU Negro woman at airport. Trucking shot past shops which have been looted. Trucking shot looters in street. GV pan police chase looters down street. MCU pan troops past in jeep. Trucking shot past burnt out houses. SEE STORY NUMBER 93424/2 FOR CUTS
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The brutal assassination of Dr Martin Luther King is a tragic blow to the Negro's Non-violence campaign for equality. Movietone pays tribute to the inspiration of the "American Gandhi" and recalls the summers of race rioting which he so steadfastly sought to quell, and which could flare up once again with even more bitterness.
United States of America , Personalities - Politicians , Assassinations , Deaths , Ethnic Minorities , Demonstrations , Civil Disturbances , Aviation , Robert Francis Kennedy , Personalities - Religious , Personalities - Relatives , Mrs Martin Luther King , Crime and Punishment , Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments
Political assassinations , African-Americans , Assassinations , General news