Baltimore riots in the wake of Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968. A busload of men, arrested during rioting in Baltimore, are bused to the Baltimore City Courthouse, on Calvert Street, where they unload, single-file, with hands held over their heads, and enter the courthouse, under armed guard by Federal (or Federalized) troops. Spectators fill the sidewalks to watch the goings on. Brief closeup of soldier wearing helmet and carrying rifle with fixed bayonet. Soldiers form a cordon around the line of prisoners as they walk into the courthouse. Two civilian officials follow the prisoners into the courthouse. Closeup of a Baltimore City policeman holding a Remington 870 Police Magnum shotgun. He smiles for the camera. Army troops are in the background. Closeup of the bus with some prisoners at the windows (apparently having reboarded the bus). Army troops begin moving spectators away from the courthouse entrance.
U.S. Army intervention during rioting in Baltimore in wake of Martin Luther King assassination.
Field grade Army officers discuss their mission in a command center after the military has been dispatched to restore and maintain order in Baltimore Maryland in the wake of riots following the assassination of Martin Luther King, in 1968. Next, a major is seen communicating on a telephone. A soldier is also seen speaking on a telephone.
Federal troops called up to restore order in Baltimore, Maryland, following assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968 U.S. Army (or Federalized National Guard) in battle gear assemble in loose formation on a street in Baltimore, Maryland. A news photographer stands nearby. One soldier holds a bullhorn. A fire hose is laid out on the street. The troops take up a position near a Penn Optical store, as firemen prepare to discharge water from a hose. As they do so, smoke rises from an adjoining haberdashery store. Soon heavy smoke fills the scene.Camera focuses on dense white smoke coming from the Penn Optical store and Rodman's, nearby.
View of black smoke rising behind McCullough Homes housing project from fires burning in the business district, in Baltimore, Maryland, during riots in 1968. View of the Maryland State Office complex and parking lot filled with cars, across the street from the housing project.
A man in an overcoat and cap, walks along the sidewalk of Northwest 7th Street, in Baltimore, on April 1, 1968. He passes various storefronts advertising home appliances. Camera zooms in on front of a church across the corner, where decorative palms are displayed on one church door. Camera moves close to church and pans up toward bell tower and down again showing parishioners leaving the church holding sprigs of palms. The principal pastor in colored vestments, greets individuals as they leave. On the sidewalk below the steps, two priests stand and also greet parishioners as they leave.
Activities of the United States Army after the Baltimore Riots in Baltimore, Maryland. The city of Baltimore. Normal street traffic. View of a building and flag of the United States on it. Soldiers stand guard outside the building. A car parked outside. Views of the residential area of the city.