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Major Bradley on the Bogalusa Civil Rights March

WWL Channel 4 New Orleans



Genre: News

Place Covered: Southeast Region, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 1967-08-12

Duration: 00:01:13

Subjects: Bogalusa Civil Rights March, 1967 | Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana | Civil Rights Movement | Civil rights demonstrations | Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana


  • Hunter, Ron Interviewer


Silent footage of the Bogalusa Civil Rights March, followed by an interview with Major Bradley of the Louisiana State Police. Major Bradley states that there hasn't been any incidents and that it has been a peaceful march. He says that the Louisiana State Police will accompany the marchers all the way to the state capitol. He states that he currently has 18 state troopers and 18 sheriff's officers accompanying the march, and that he will have the cooperation of various sheriff's offices and city officials from St. Tammany through East Baton Rouge Parish. Major Bradley estimates that there were 195 participants when the march began in the morning, but that about 25 dropped out at the city limits of Covington.