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.)

Original Source Title:

KYW19650805_03

Original Source Summary:

KYW news footage from August 5, 1965;

Contact:

urban@temple.edu

Language:

English

Repository Collection:

KYW Newsfilm
Identifier: KYW19650805_03

Unique ID:

p15037coll2,34