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Medgar Evers assailant arrested... 125,000 rally in Detroit along with Martin Luther King...
Item # 637703
June 24, 1963
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1963 The front page has a column-wide article "SUSPECT CHARGED IN EVERS MURDER" with subhead "Mississippi Salesman, 42, Seized After Fingerprints on Rifle Are Checked". "Byron de La Beckwith, known as an outspoken white supremacist, was charged with murder today in the ambush slaying of Medgar W. Evers, Negro Civil rights leader...". A photo of Beckwith is located on an inside page.
Page 20 carries a three column headline "125,000 Rally in Detroit to Protest Discrimination" with "Whites and Negroes Parade Through Business Area -- King Lead Marches" and includes a photo of the march.
On the sports page, "Mets Defeat Phils Twice and Take Ninth; Piersall Gets Home Run", which was his 100th and he ran the bases backwards. This includes photos.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are within.
Complete in 56 pages with a cut-out on the front page and two inside unrelated pages, otherwise is in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century