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Eugene Bull Connor, Birmingham
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Eugene 'Bull' Connor, Birmingham, Alabama's notorious Commissioner of Public Safety. In 1963 he led months of brutality against Civil Rights protests, including dogs and fire hoses. He is reading a press release announcing bi-racial agreement between the SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference lead by Martin Luther King) and the Senior Citizens Committee, to end racial strife in Birmingham, Alabama. May 10, 1963.
January 18th, 2013
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