WILKINS CONDEMNS GOLDWATER - HD Roy Wilkins, president of the NAACP, says that recent comments by Barry Goldwater have injected racism into the presidential campaign and are in effect "a call to violence."
Date: July 3, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:03:00, With Audio
SCRANTON KNOCKS GOLDWATER'S EXTREMIST SUPPORT - HD William Scranton hits Barry Goldwater for not denouncing support from the John Birch Society and blames his delegates for blocking an anti-extremism plank in the Republican platform.
He says Goldwater doesn't oppose an extremist takeover of the the party.
Date: July 12, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:56:00, With Audio
CONVENTIONS BEGINS, PROTESTERS MARCH - HD Party chairman (and soon-to-be vice-presidential nominee) William E. Miller gavels the Republican Convention to order. Outside in the parking lot a small number of pro-civil rights demonstrators march with signs.
Date: July 13, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:58:00, With Audio
RNC DEFEATS RULES MOTION - HD As the Republican Convention opens, Goldwater forces easily defeat a Scranton-backed attempt to unseat Southern delegates that have been sent to the Convention through racially discriminatory means.
Date: July 13, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:02:03:00, With Audio
SCRANTON SAYS GOP PREVENTED A 'RACIAL BLOODBATH' - HD William Scranton declares his moral opposition to a right wing proposal for the Republican Convention to repudiate the recently passed civil rights law. He says the majority of Republicans in Congress voted for the bill, thereby saving the country from a "potential racial bloodbath."
Date: July 8, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:11:00, With Audio
LAIRD OPPOSE ANTI-JOHN BIRCH PLANK - HD Rep. Mel Laird of Michigan, chairman of the platform committee at the Republican Convention, rejects the proposal by anti-Goldwater forces to include a plank condemning the John Birch Society. He also rejects a proposal, apparently made by the right, that would question the Constitutionality of the newly enacted Civil Rights law.
Date: July 9, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:14:00, With Audio
MLK OPPOSES GOLDWATER, GOP - HD Martin Luther King announces demonstrations in conjunction with the Republican convention to protest Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights bill. It marks an historic break between African American leaders and the Republican party.
Date: July 7, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:54:00, With Audio
SCRANTON SLAMS GOLDWATER - HD Just before the Republican convention begins, William Scranton calls a news conference to attack Barry Goldwater for an interview he gave to a German magazine in which he said that he doubted he could beat Lyndon Johnson.
Date: July 8, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:17:00, With Audio
LODGE CALLS GOLDWATER IMPULSIVE- HD U.S. Ambassador to South Vietnam Henry Cabot Lodge wears an ethnic hat and sports a flower garland as a Vietnamese crowd of people applauds him on a visit to the countryside. More footage shows Lodge arriving for the Republican convention in San Francisco, where he suggests that Barry Goldwater is impulsive and unsuited for the presidency.
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