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1968 Baltimore Riots | WJZ-TV Raw Footage Reel

Published on 26 May 2020 / In Film & Animation

WJZ Raw news footage of press conferences and interviews in the days following the uprisings that took place in Baltimore, MD following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in April 1968. Shared for historical purposes. From archive.org
1 Gov. Spiro Agnew discussing state of emergency in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, curfews, and executive orders
2 Street scenes in aftermath of riots
3 D'Alesandro press conference on the riots
4 General Gelston press conference on the riots
5 D'Alesandro press conference on the riots and proclamations
6 Traffic and street scenes, putting out fires, burned out buildings: Attman's Delicatessen
7 Unknown business owner interviewed
8 Supermarket owner or employee interviewed
9 Unknown man and woman interviewed about looting
10 Press conference with civil rights leader on his meeting with Spiro Agnew and the intent to divide the black community
11 Street scenes, people sweeping sidewalks
12 Unknown man on insurance coverage after looting
13 People in line for food distribution
14 Unknown man on hope for the future and lessons learned
15 Press conference with D'Alesandro and others on the restoration of law and order
16 Unknown man on agencies and disaster relief services for refugees
17 Press conference with D'Alesandro

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