Civil Rights Leaders

The Reverend James Lawson

7/22/1960

The Rev. James Lawson discusses lunch counter demonstrations in Roanoke.

7/22/1960

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Anchor script text: The Reverend James Lawson, junior, a ministerial student and key leader of the Negro lunch counter demonstrations reaffirmed his belief in non-violence at a Roanoke press conference this afternoon. (roll film) Lawson will speak tonight at an NAACP rally at the First Baptist Church on Jefferson Street and Gilmer Avenue, northeast.. (show film sof)

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Samuel Wilbert Tucker

3/10/1965

Footage of civil rights attorney Samuel Wilbert Tucker talking to people in a hallway. Tucker filed the landmark case Charles C. Green v. County School Board of New Kent County, Virginia, in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria in March 1965.

3/10/1965

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