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Reel Number: 250209-05
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1964,1960s
TC Begins: 14:11:25
TC Ends: 14:14:24
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk 1964 - USA, Government: President Johnson Signs Civil Rights Bill. 02Jul64 Intertitle: Civil Rights - President Signs Historic Bill. 14:11:30 Montage: LS up hazy Pennsylvania Avenue in summertime, w/ traffic. Low Angle / LA of Capitol dome & US flag; view from front of Lincoln Monument to Washington Monument; LA Lincoln statue in Monument; woman & two girls looking up at it; LA w/ inscription above; LS White House across South Lawn. 14:11:51 Interior: Pan down & across from chandelier to President Johnson shaking hands w/ Congressmen & others, applause & he sits, speaks: SOF: “We must not approach the observance & enforcement of this law in a vengeful spirit. Its purpose is not to punish. Its purpose is not to divide, but to end divisions - divisions which have lasted all too long. Its purpose is national, not regional....This Civil Rights Act is a challenge to all of us to go to work in our communities & our States, in our homes & in our hearts, to eliminate the last vestiges of injustice in our beloved country. So, tonight I urge every public official, every religious leader, every business and professional man, every workingman, every housewife - I urge every American - to join in this effort to bring justice & hope to all our people - and to bring peace to our land. 14:13:22 Standing applause, LBJ signing w/ many pens, gives one to Everett Dirksen & Hubert Humphrey. Martin Luther King given pen; J. Edgar Hoover given one; Robert Kennedy given many. Integration; Blacks; 1960s; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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