College student James H Meredith with Constance Baker Motley and a man walking at the University of Mississippi, after Meredith became the first negro to enroll in the school's history. University campus buildings seen. Police at the campus. Crowd gathered. Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett's car arrives at campus. Governor Barnett emerges from the car and waves. Police officer talks to another man. People applaud. President John F Kennedy addresses the nation stating that Americans are free to disagree with the law, but not to disobey it. He appeals to people of Mississippi to comply peacefully with civil rights integration laws. Army troops on road. Former Major General Edwin Walker, from Texas, is seen in a car during arrest process for having incited insurrection. A policeman checks the car with Walker in it. Troops pass by in military jeeps and maintain order.
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