Press conference with NAACP President Roy Wilkins

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Title:

Press conference with NAACP President Roy Wilkins

Date:

1965-08-05

Date Broadcast:

Originally broadcast August 5, 1965.

Clip Summary:

Original description: "Wilkins." Footage of a press conference with NAACP President Roy Wilkins. Wilkins comments on the efforts to desegregate Girard College and the nature of the protest tactics. Also offers comments on the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Contributor:

Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981

Subject:

Schools
Segregation
Civil rights
Demonstrations
Legislation
Press conferences

Geographic Subject:

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Organization-Building:

Girard College

Notes:

Sound begins at 00:04 mark.

Format:

Video

Type:

Video and Film

Publisher:

KYW (Television station : Philadelphia, Pa.)

Physical Description:

16mm film segment; 9 min 55 sec.

Original Source Title:

KYW19650805_03

Original Source Summary:

KYW news footage from August 5, 1965;

Rights:

This material is subject to copyright law and is made available for private study, scholarship, and research purposes only. For access to the original or a high resolution reproduction, and for permission to publish, please contact Temple University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center, scrc@temple.edu, 215-204-8257.

Contact:

scrc@temple.edu

Language:

English

Repository:

Temple University Libraries, Urban Archives

Digital Collection:

Urban Archives Film and Video

Repository Collection:

KYW Newsfilm

Digital Publisher:

Philadelphia PA: Temple University Libraries
Identifier: KYW19650805_03

Unique ID:

p15037coll2,34