Busbee on Lamar violence--outtakes
WIS-TV News Story 70-360
Cyril Busbee, State Superintendant of Education comments on Lamar violence. He condemns those who resorted to violence.
These comments refer to the Lamar Riots on March 3, 1970, when a mob of approximately 150-200 white men and women rioted in a violent response to court-ordered desegregation in Lamar, South Carolina. Rioters attacked buses carrying elementary to high school aged children and fought with law enforcement officers, eventually overturning two empty school buses that the children had just exited.
Filmed on March 5, 1970.
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