- Title: CF403
10:54:27 - 10:59:10
Black man and his family drive in a car, HA of family getting out of car. Riots by white supremacy protesters. Martin Luther King speech. Equal rights protesters on street protesting for equal housing opportunities. Policeman exits police car and walks up state building. Policeman with a gun. Realtor speaks to camera about Proposition 14 Fair Housing act, in favour of landlords rights to choice. GVs of inner city ghettos in Los Angeles, black people running about the streets, small fires and rubbish littering the pavement.
10:59:10 - 11:05:15
William Byron Rumford, first black member of the legislature, speaks to camera about his proposed changes to the bill. Law proceedings relating to a case where a landlord refused to rent to a black family. Series of television political broadcasts both in favour of and against Proposition 14, a priest, a black community leader speaks. Members of the public give their reactions to the ballot. Good shots of voting booths. A mixed race couple explain the difficulties they faced. Manager of a building gives racist views on not allowing mixed race couple to live in her apartment.
11:05:15 - 11:10:48
Scan across a library of books. Attorney speaks to camera in office. Group of attorneys sit in a line. Good GVs of segregated America, Mixed race couple walk down court steps. Black couple pull up and get out of car at a show home. Couple looking around a show home. Salesman is subtly racist towards the black couple and makes them change their minds about buying a house from him. Couple get up to leave and drive away.
11:10:48 - 11:13:23
Filming on the streets, young black woman speaks about the bigotry of the laws. Young black, Asian and white men and women talk about integration in society. Zoom out of a large group of young people of all races and creeds.
- Keywords:CIVIL RIGHTS, EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, EQUAL HOUSING RIGHTS, PROPOSITION 14, HOUSING LAWS, AMERICA, BLACK AMERICA, AMERICAN HISTORY, CAMPAIGNING
- Master Title:CF403