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James H. Meredith shot.. Civil Rights...

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June 07, 1966

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 7, 1966

* James Howard Meredith shot
* 1st University of Mississippi African-American student
* Civil Rights march for voting

The front page has a four column headline: "Wounded Meredith Vows: 'A Shall Return' To Miss." with two related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on James Meredith being shot during his Civil Rights march from Memphis, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century