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Birmingham, Alabama / Children's March #1052162

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 02, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Children’s March for civil rights noted.

(Birmingham, Alabama: Michelle Miller) A look back at the Children’s March presented; historical footage & photos shown of the group of 12- to 18-year-olds in the streets; details given about the truce negotiated by Dr. Martin Luther King, city officials and President John F. Kennedy. [Marcher James STEWART††- says when they brought the dogs & water hoses out it was war time; says non-violence was a more powerful weapon than violence.] [Marcher Arnetta Streeter GARY††- says children being treated like that was dehumanizing.] [KENNEDY – says Birmingham has committed itself whole-heartedly to continuing progress.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Miller, Michelle
Duration:
00:03:00

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