Description: Mostly black and white footage, with some color. Shots of police responding to riots after Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. Police patrolling the streets, arresting men and loading them into police van. Crowd of young people calling to the camera. Fires and fire fighters with ladders, hoses, fire engines. Man on a stretcher in an ambulance. Destroyed gas pump. People sitting in at Boston public welfare office. Police officers jumping through open window. Broken storefront windows. Overturned cars. Exteriors of Boston City Hospital. Boston Police Radio Field Operations Unit. Crowd of police and army officers in a stadium. People being treated in hospital. Pedestrians. Police officers board MBTA buses en masse. Sounds comes in for a little bit halfway through the video.
Collection: WHDH
Date Created: 04/05/1968