Workers from the Maydown Industrial Estate, Derry, have their march to the city blocked at Ferryquay Gate by a police truck and sit down in protest.
- Title Derry Workers Civil Rights Demonstration
- 1st Broadcast 19/11/1968
- Clip Duration 00:02:46
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Protesters Defy Ban Again in Derry
- Extended description
Workers from the Maydown Industrial Estate, Derry, have their march to the city blocked at Ferryquay Gate by a police truck. They respond with a sit down protest.
Dockers and other workers also take to the streets, where they sit in protest. John Hume addresses protesters from the back of a beer lorry.
Protestors sing "We Shall Overcome" in the face of the police blockade. A crowd of over 2,000 marches down Shipquay Street to a meeting on the quay.
RTÉ News reports on a protest in Derry broadcast on 19 November 1968.
- Local keywords Civil Rights Movement, Derry, Maydown Industrial Estate, Ferryquay Gate, Dockers, John Hume, Shipquay Street,
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Derry
- Topic Wars and Conflict
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1968
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N1999/0068A
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
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