African Americans Hood and Malone admitted to Univ of Alabama after President Kennedy overrules Governor Wallace's opposition
Tuscaloosa Alabama USA Date:1963, June 11 Duration:2 min 33 sec Sound:Yes
Newsreel, "Negroes enrolled as Governor Yields." Tight security at the registrar office of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Governor George Wallace confronts a deputy U.S. attorney and doesn't allow admission to the University for two African American students. An officer arrives and talks to Governor Wallace about President Kennedy's integration orders. Governor Wallace bows to Presidential authority and walks out. Students James Hood and Vivian Malone enter the registrar office for registration at the University. United States President John F. Kennedy addresses the nation from White House in Washington DC, regarding civil rights, saying country is facing moral crisis.
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