90001_7555_pt19.mov

90001_7555_pt19

This newsreel shows a tennis match between Roy Emerson and Rod Laver. Aerial of the audience in the stands and the tennis match. Lavar wins the match by a hair. He throws his tennis racket into the air and shakes hands with Emerson. CU of Lavar with his trophy. The second newsreel documents James H. Meredith on his was to the University of Mississippi as the first African-American student at the University due to segregation. CU of Meredith approaching the school. Wide shots of the crowds of people and policemen outside the school. Interior of a car driving down a street of protestors. CU of John F. Kennedy moments before he gives a speech on desegregation at The White House. 

1960s
B&W
Not Explicit