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United Press International After the Shooting--Police Check Fallen Demonstrators.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09735.42 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Detroit, MI Type: Photograph Date: 28 June 1967 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.3 x 23.4 cm.

One press photo of two black men on the ground while policeman hover pointing weapons at them. Markings on image indicate where to crop and highlight features. On reverse side is a psated newsclipping with note "racial/Louisiana." Clipping details the killing of four men in Baton Rouge.

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