STK-ID 31827

Various shots of protesters during the Poor People's Campaign at Resurrection City including Black people and white people on Mall leading to Capitol Building. Various shots of men wearing “United Auto Workers” hats, people dancing, clapping, shouting slogans, making peace signs and waving placards that read: “Redeem the American Promise: Life, Liberty, Happiness for All,” “Build at Home, Don’t Destroy Abroad,” and “End Hunger in America.” Various shots of people clapping, singing and wading in the water. CUs of people in the crowd including hippies, Black people, seniors and children. WAS in front of Washington Monument showing the whole scene with crowd and monument. MS of dog retrieving stick from water. MS of Black child wearing a button with Martin Luther King Jr.’s face on it and playing in water. PAN of crowd in front of Lincoln Memorial in hot afternoon sun.


Excerpt from
Washington, D.C.
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486