Full Citation

  • Title Racial developments and disturbances throughout the U.S. in protest of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. detailed
  • Classification Level Confidential
  • Imprint [United States: Federal Bureau Of Investigation, 1968]
  • Declassified Date September 6, 1995
  • Sanitization Unsanitized
  • Completeness Complete
  • Pages 71
  • Language English
  • Source Library Federal Bureau of Investigation
9 h15P" 4-5-68 Msz - PRIORITY( ( -TOs T4E PRESIDENT 003 -TO% DIRECTOR9 'D-FZlSE IN4TELLIGE 4C E AGENCY 005 TO: D EPART1.1 ZKT OF THE ARMY- 003 ..1ZCEIVED TO: DE PA RT MZNT OF THE ArR FORCE, 003 WC TO: WHITE 'ROUSE SITULATION ROOM, ATTe: SECRET SERVICE (PID) .>2x~ FROM4 DIRECTORt FB 19SAR6 ].2 SELECTED RACIAL D EVELO0PNMTS5 AND DISTURBANCES .'. < 7 DETRO IT:- . SANGS OF JIVENILTS ACT IVE: IN PRSODTOIWTHSOME SHOTS qlAVING B EENl FIRED& SOME PROPERT Y DAMAGE W IT H sTONIoG OF, . CWR PREVALENT. MAYOR CAVANAUSH OF DETROIT HAS PROCLAIMED A .-STATE OF EMERGENCY CLOsING ALL PLACES OF AMUSEMENT, BARSt LGAS STATIONS, FIREARNS STORES, VHOLESALE, AND RETAIL LIQUOR KSTORES, THEAT*evSg AND PLACE" OF ENTERTAINMENT. CURFEW HAS BEER. PROCLAI.%I7ED FROM EIGHT PoN. TO FIVE THIRTY AgNo T HE BORDER BZTWEEN l(.ANADA AND DETROIT HAS BEEN CLOSED TO ANY IN CO M ING TRAFFIC* rEND PAGE ONE L -AGETWO.:flf C NI sN;A). PENINSLAOF MICHIGAN4 ARE BEING ACTIVATED. CO L04IST PARTY USA: T4Z commtjNIsT PARTY USA IS ISSUING A F LYEF UNDER TH Ec TIT LE "THE WORKERn VITH A STATEMEN4T ON MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR9, BY THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE. IT PLANS TO ISSUE ONt HUNDRED THOUSAND COPIES OF THE FLYER AND IS CALLING FOR VOiK STOPAGE Z-VZRYVH.ZR"E.* IN laIIAM 1, THE COMMUNIST PARTY IS HAVINIG ALL COMMUNIST PARTY ME.,"BERS MAK&Z CONTACT' VITHi PEACE GROUPS" A ND OTHE9. FOR THE PU 4POSM OF ENCOtRAGING MiAS3 METIORIAL MEETINGS FOR KING. *XER"' '730M QTuT1'T( ropy Copy LBJ Library INFORMATIO,'- HIAS BEEN (O'CEIVED THAT A BLACK -POVE4r-ROUP KNOWN AS "UHU1RU" IS FORNULATING K .ANiS TO START ARSON FIRES '.VARIOUS DEPARTMENT STORES IN 'CLEVELANDt OHIO# NEXT WEEX - eRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN$ . THE -PREDOMINANTLY NEGRO. STUDENT BODY. OF -A. HIGH. SCHOOLI GRN. AID,MICHIGANt -DISRUPTED CLASSES EARLIER-TODAY FORCING CLOSURE OF- THE SCHOOL.i-~ , .~ END,PAGE TWO.~ * PAGE TMREE- tC ITt)L SUBS Eii~ THERETO RZ?ORTZ> V!ERCIVED THAT INDIVIDUALS BELIEVZD 0O BE z7TUDZNTS FR01? THE SCHOOL WERE BREAKTiNG CAR WINDOWS AND CAUSING OHR.4NO91TRACI.V-.AAEAOF GRAf4D RAPIDS. IKANSAS CITY: REPREO,ENTATIVrS OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCTATTON4 FOR THE' 7 ADVA lC*E*NT OF. COLOR;D PrEOPLE AND OF THZ. CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY, KANS-AS CITY9 MISSOURIt PLAN A MASS MARCH TO BEGIN ONE THIRTY P.Mo, SUTNDAY, APRIL SEVEN, NINZTE"ZN SIXTYEWGHrT :WHICH THA.Y HOP WILL BE TH4E L4RGEST EVZR IN KANJSAS- CITY A MLMORIAL TO KING&. 7: Gp-- copy L.BJ Library fi'ECEIVED 1968 APR 6 -00 [63OP4 4-5-645 EXR PRIORITY TOr THE PRESIDENT 2 TOt SECRETARY OF STATE A TO: DIRECTORp CIA-2 'po TO: DIRECTORI, DEFENSE INTELLIGENdC7 AGENCY?2 -TOt DEPARTMqENT OF THE ARMY 1// 002 - Ot'DEPARTMENT'OF THE AIR FORCE 2 0 - TO: WHITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM. ATrl': SECRE s rqvrcE 'cPi D) FR. ON DIRECTOR9 FBI-£ CON~~IL -*SELECTED RACIAL DEVELOPME,.'TS- AND DISTURBANCES NUMEROUS DEMONSTRATIONS ARE BEING HELD THROUGHOUT THE t UNITED STATES TODAY IN PR OTEST OF THS ASSASSINATION OF MARTIN LUTHER KINGp JRo, LAST EVE-_N IN li AT A CANDLE.LIGHT VIGIL IN ALBU9U'.poRUEv NEW MEXICO, DEMONSTIR4TIONS DEVELOPED WITH UNIVERSITY STUDENTS HARASSING THE POLICE AND STAGING SIT-INS IN J THE STREETS9 A GROUP OF NEGROES IN PRINCE G".O0RGES5.COUt%TY, 'NA.YAD R THREATENING TO B!P~N OUJT GARFINKELS DEPARrIlEs-T STORE /THIS EVENING. END PAGE ONE ~~ ~ QULIC copy ' Cogy LBJ Library PAGE TfWO _C4NF9E_T-fAt) THI S GROUP IS REPORTED ARM!ED AND THE MEMBERS A RE DRINKItNG HEAVILYs DENVER: HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE ROAMING THROUGH EASTt'DENVER ENGAGING IN ACTS OF V ANDALI SM AND THE THROVING, OF. FIRE B04M . SONE OF THM'1 ARE'-ARIMEDs TENSION REPORTED INCREASING THRMOUGHOUT'S.OUTH AND WEST SIDES' !-OF- 'CITY WHERE Rc.srDENTS PREDONINANTLYANEGRO6. *-'NUMEROUS WINDOWS. - FSTORES HAVE BEEN'~BROKEN1 ON' THE WEST SIDL .";-'THE NAINL- UR .HAS BEEN -CALLED OUT. CLEVELAND: RUMZORS EXI1ST THAT RACIAL VIOLENCE WILL ERUPT THIS§ AFTERNOON IN THE HOUGH AREA OF CLEVELAND YHERE THREE THOUSAND POOR PEOPLEi ARE EXPECTED TO SHOW UP FOR FREE FOOD DISTR13UTION* FLINT# MICHIGAN: - *GROUPS OF NE%3RO STUDENTS HAVE BEEN THROWING ROCKS AND. BREAK(ING WINDOWS IS THE BUSINESS AREA ALONG SAGINAW. CLASSES IN FLINT HIGH SCHOOLS HAVE SEEN DISIMsISUSEE6 * TRENJTOMp NEW JE-RSEY: TWO TO THREE HUNDRED STUDENTS STAGING DIEMONSTRATION IN * DOWNTOWN TRV.,ITON AND THZ-R%- ARE REPORTS OF WINDOWS.BEING EN3D PAGE TWO PAG THE 3RKE ANtINRLOIG NUIRJ MEOILSRITFRKIGAESHDLDI VARIUS ECTINS F TH CONTR GPI El!-*'j ODFRAK Cop LB9irr - - - HL - =RECEIvEa~ rl_OR IT Y WHflICi A.~ To: THE PRESIDENT 003 TO: SECRETARY OF aTATE 003 TO:I DIRECTOR9 CIA 003 - PR609 o TO: DIRECTO.R, DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 003 TOt DEPARTMIENT OF TmE ARl1Y 003 t DEATMN OF TRE: AIR FORCE 003 -.... 0**SO WHITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM# ATTv: SE.CRET SERVICE. CPIW) FROM: DIRECTO R, FBI 7-- 'SELECTED RACIAL DEV21WPMENTS AND DIMMTAN CES~?P ~ ~~~ S,CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. ~=- -BECAUSE OF -THE' DETERIO0RAT I NG SITkTIO N' C; CAO 114 NTOALGRDASCALL.ED-UP. LATE "APRIL FIVE,.-MNETEEN. SMXYEIGHTO .. 14 I?IS* RUMORED THAT. NENBERS-OF -TU-.,. Ck:AC* STONE RNESA, ~VEL-KNOVN NEGRO YO UTH, GANG O.4'cHrcAGw!- sourH.SIDE .PLANNET TEAR UP" -EVERGREEN PLAZA -SHOPPING. CENTER, -'NINEMY.THREESTREET- ~VESER~AVENUE'NIGHT OF APRIL FIVE, NINTEEN4 SIXTYEIGHT. tn I EARLrER TODAY SEVERAL' GROUPS OF MERO NHALS_ A ND FMALS>~ ~ EACH NU!BERING SEVERAL HUNDRED WERE ROWING IN AND.OUlr OF 'i~ 11'.STREETs IN THE LOOP AREA WITH SEV]ERAL ASSALLTS ON.VHITE PA SERS-,~ BY BEING REPORTED* SOME TWO THO USAND NEGROES. - ALE AND.FENALE-. 1E. 0 1B&6 i.3 PAGE TWO 9C~FDN X r) REPORTEDLY N1ARC34:0- TO CHICAGO CIVIC C E NT 1'-1N TH&~ LOOP AREA: TOPOEST TH A"' SSINATION- OF M4ARTIN L11THER KING, JR. * BY OTT f ME3CHANTS ON MADISON zTRET BEWE.IEOAEU A,I.'WE.STERN AVENU;7 AND M1ERCHANTS "HAVE BEEN- ASKED TO: CLOSE-:IN rci iy. F HE YREFUSE' PrCKETS AE]LNE0 THEONGESSOr, RACIAL'SQUALITY rs HOLDING A MEETING. THIS EVENING AND PLANNING A. RALLY APRIL srxp mi?zTzr.t SIXTYErGHTO IT ILLCALL FORS STUDEN)T WALK OUTS APRIL EIGI.F NINETEEN. SIXTYEIGHITt TCLOSE DOWN ALL CAMPUSES IN CHICAGO AREA' TEUNITED AUJTO WORKERS AND MEAT' PACKIrG WORKE-RS UNION 'CALLED FRA ONE DAY STRIKE AS A.RE%5ULT OF ASSASSINATION OF KINJG.. oulNTGROVEv FLORTVA:- A' AONYMOU.3 TELEN~ON"F CALL WAS RECEIVED BY OUR 0-IAMI- OFFICE WITH T-fE CALLER 3TATrN~G THAT THAERE VOT.LD S&E A VIOLENT DEMONTSTRATION4 Iff COCOANUT GROVEr_ FOLLOWIXG THZ FUNERAL OF KING AN?) T;iAT MACHIIE GUNS WOULD BE INVOLVED0 E'D? 'IG E TWO g.n - olv Copy LBJ Library 497 - . L- A-'. I - F -- Or .. .. ~ - , . "; . .4 4C... BUF7ALO9 NEW YORK: EARLY T4IS AFTERNOON~ ALL JUNIOR? A ND SENI!OR HIGH SCHOOLS WRE SLS1END-0 IN BUFFALO n~ 'OJNNGFRK~G StOSEQUENTLY HIGH SCHOOL AGE NEGRO YOUTHS B v--G,AIN COLLECTING *; EAR A PREDOM INATELY NEGRO 4fIGH SCHOOL AND STARTED BREAKIN~G VINDOWS -IN BUSINE'SSES NEARBY* SAN FRANCISCO A?-;AS _IN RTCHMO609 CALiFoRnIA. APRIL FIVE, H IN ETETN SIXTYETGHT, SOM!E ONE HUNDRED TO ONE HUNDRIED FIFTY NEGRO TEACHERS BOYCOTTED CLASSESe IMS SC-0OLS IN BERKELEY AND OAXLAND, CALIFORNIA WERE CLOSED B-SCAUSE 0F- ASSENTEEISM INVOLVING NEGRO STUDENTS AS WELL AS A SC14OOL IN PALO ALTO AND MENLO PARK. ISOLATED INCIDZ%.TS ICLUTJD I, -A CAR BUR NING AND BROKEN. WINDOWS OCCIRRED9 PALNI SPR INGS, CALIFORNIAt--* RUMORS RECEIVED THAT AN5 tLNKNOVN GROUP OF NEGROE. FLA,, D MEET ING33 IN PALM! SPRINGS APRIL F IVE,9 N INET ErN srXT YEMSHT, -A %D inEND TO. START BURNING HOM;E N 1S~UNL ITN I1N PARTICULAR SECTIONS,OF THIS-CITY&- .A PITTSBURGHt PENNSYLVANIA:. / - BECAUSE OF INCREASE NUMIBER OF INC IDENTS IN NECRO SEEO" OF PITTSBUIRGH AND THE GATHERINS.OF CROWDS INE AR THE CITYvS N. ED PAGE THIREE * ' U Copy LBJ Libwary ''4 * f:o PAG FOUR PR- MIAL NER HIGH SCOL THE. 'PTTBUG-L CEDPATMN PAGTE FOWrE BUSNES*!SES AR COPLIN WIT THESE RMESo PR TWIALNGO HIGH SCHOOLS TRTODHEE PITTSBURGCE POLCE AEPRL FTVERNIEEN "A>L I~ I EIXTY-::G.9ADGNSO IGHT SDWARL NELLIS, WE E NOED BILIAKr-JGR SC0LAD, upnTR-~ ANO'IE OE CONTOCT ACIWTY . -. STRETO AREAKAN WIODCE TAND TO ALSE.GA POPRC* ADVISTAT ALERv. AWmrITAONTD SIXNATSISNALIST COPYIEDL sITH TIES REUHSTS. HARTFORD,T RA ONET4 BCXIFLAJN.TFUN:H IT ON FIVE,GSA BIrTENG OFFERED A.0 GAHENGOAEA HIG SHOL NTOSAL R LOTED HRAI~J SCEOO ALERTEJ~E GADoOMDDONONCT APRIENT4RY e11.AR L FIVE. NIETTEEN SITEGT SAYIN E G T GUARD~ YAS BAE ALtT-D L .;-.- r- .* THERE "HAVE BEEN SIX HOMICIDES- INCLUiDIW~ONE THIRTEEN 0ER OL BOYt .. ~-- ELEVEN-RUNDRZDEGTi.SSA'D TiLRF..liUNDRED_FIFTY'..IMJU.RIES- VHIC;H 7 HAVE SETN TREATTD AT HOSPITALS. - - GP-1-4 E NT Cor-y LBJ Library 10 . * - ~ uICA * .. . ~~ ~ j p_ 4 Jr.~ '-4, 1~%~- * 4 Tf '$ ~9'J~ ~ FF~A, ih- PIR IORITY Ms~ ~.p- ~ij! TO: T HE PRESIDERiT04 - TO:t SECRETARY OF STATE0I TO: D IRECTOR,9 CIA404 TO: DIRECTOR, DEFEENST INTELLI G ENCE AGENCY04 TO I D-rPARTm Ema OF THE ARKY04 TO: DE?ARTNENIT %O F T 47 A R FOR CZ04 (T TOI WHITE HOU-31 ;IT?ATIOV ROOM9, ATTo: SECRET SERVICE(P) FRO'lt DIRECTO79 FBI -ee4.re mLr- SELECTED RACIAL DEVZLO"M-Zq.TS A%ND DISTIMBANCE I ARTIUN L tT rl XING 9 JRo:. - Klt]GO-, BODY ARRIVED '4 ATLANTA& AT APF90XIATELY TWO PoMo 7 YESTERDAY. FLRIERAL ERVICES ARE TENTATTVELY SET FOR:.APORIL EIGHTv- IN ETEEN SIXTYEIGHTO * .-- -.- STOv.ELY CARM'ICHAEL: c.TOv.vLY CARMirCl4AELt' FORMER CH-AIRNAN OF STUD~ENT O4VIOUENT :ROD T NTIGCt?TT APPWA.RZD ON THE HOVARD UNIIVERSITY CANPUJSt WA4I; TN D.., STERDAY AFTZRNOON,9 WHnRE AN. EMLOGY TYPE PIOGRAN1 JM~ HO!'.OR OF KING WAS BREAKING UP. BEFORE THE CROWD OF APPROXIMATELLY T4-RZF HUNDRED DEPARTED AND IN CLEAR VIEII9 CARMICHAEL HELAGU IN' THE AI-r' AND STATED "TONIGHT BR IllG YOLU, GUiff, DON' OT S ',-O0OT. r1k,D PAGE ONEXEO 3MQKKCP copy jBj Library PACE TWO 443"FEElDlt7 -..- . KAN4SAS CITY: ~ACAT APPROXVIATELY FOUR THIRTY P.M. YESTERDAY9 A PEACEFUL M RHBEGAN OF ABOUT TVIO H.UNIDRED TO T'VO HUNDRED FIFTY YOU14G NEGROES MARCHING FROV11 T4E LI4COLN UNIVERsrTY CAMPUS TO THE NEWS TRIBUNE BuiLDImG AS3 THE DiSNONSTRATION WAS TERNINATINg, BREAXAOE BEG4NR 7 IIN STORE FRoaTs. No VERIFIED INCIDENTS OF LODTING3 AS 07 NOV. APOIAEYSEVEN3TYFIVE NEGROES, THE. 5AJORITY -JUVENILES,:-' fe ,I~.ARCHING IN~ DETROITs-SPLIT INTO.SEVERAL SEGRMS WITH ONE-GROUP I..EITERING A MEN*Q STORErAN4D BEGAN. LOOT ING& 'VEM POLICE . ATTEMPTED iK "'" '' TO APPREHEND A NEGRO RALE, AGED EIGHTEEN, VH0 RESISTED. ARRES7, *VAS FIRED UPON A-4D XILLED6 , ~ -,. 71 -! - R' -' , *' 'NVHAVEN4 APPROXIMATELY THREE THOUSAND INIIUL,MSL ERO, :ATTENDED A VRALLY I.N REMORY OF KING, IN NEW HAVEN APRILFI, " NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHT* COUJRTLAND VILSO-4, PRESIDENT - .''-,i- OF THE NEW HAVE CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR- THE- ADVAN'CENENT OF COLOR?ED PEOPLE, CHAIRED THE RALLY AND DESIGNATED APRIL EIGHT, .4INETEEN SIXTYZIGHTt AS DAY OF WOURNING AND -~- CALLED FOR BOYCOTT BY NIEGROES OF SCHOOLS AND EMPLOYMENT - END PAGE TWO P AGE THREE LQ9NFl1WDWtt*. THE S PEAKERS AT T HE RALLY WEIRE ALL NEGRO AND JONBARBER# A* ILITANT NEGRO LEADER FRON HARTFORD# CONNEC cr-U,: SAID-, L WE AIRE GOING TO BREAK THE BACK OF LAW AND ORDER IN THIS STAT.0 JEROYD GREr.N, PRESIDENT OF AN'ORGANIZATION XWSII 9 AS OPERAT ION BREAKTHROUGHt NEW HAEt SA W R ON 0 RN. HTYT 'IJS A NT T O SIALL PTESPOK RALY FOE KIHG ASHELD" Y'TERDA AFTERN004~ UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE FIFTH AVP-WMt V IF.TNAN PEACE. PARADE COv rITT:-r r" CENTRAL P4RK#. PEAK NUMWBER AT RALLY ESTIMATED AT SEVEN THOUSAN4D FIVE HUNDRED. OSSTE DAVIS, DESCRIBED AS A CO!1*4NIST PARTY M&%lScR DURrNG THE LATTER PART OF NINZ-TEE!? sIxTYT4REE, STATED THAT HE AND HIS WIFE VOILD BE IN NEMPHIs MONDAY TO TAKE' KIVG 71. PLACZ AT LEAD OF SANITATION M4ARCH. DAVIS SAID T14AT E"D OF TACTICAL. 4,014VIOLENCE HAS COM1E AND ASKED WH IT S AN D BLACK TO FOLLOW kIv.w E"D PAGE THRE- COVY LW LItrrat PAGE YOUR *~ " !A0--/ ALL SPEAKERS AT THE RALLY INDICATED THAT NONVIOLENCE WAS INEFFECTIVE AND CLAIMED THAT THE T,I"E FOR ACTION IS NOV. F IFTY PER CENT OF THOSE INI ATTENDANCE WERE WIT E, WITH APPROXIMATELY SIXTY PER CEN4T PEING-TEEN-AGERfe SAN FRANCISCO: AT A BLACK STU'DENT UNION RALLY HELD AT" SAN FRANCISCO STATE COLLEGE YESTERDAYv A SPOKESMAN- JERRY BARNADOP REPORTEDLY , -STATED AS FOLLOWS9 GET YOUR GUNS NOWv GO OUT AND NILL.POLICENEP STATE COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORSiv THE RAYOR, YmMT BuJsiNESsNEN#* SVHITE LANDLORDS, ETC. Go OUtf.-IN-1GROUPS NOT LARGE3 THAN TWO ..OR THREE PERSONS. HI HNI H i.Y~O NYVHERE..'OUJHAVE ~PROTECT ION."- '~ THE BLACK STUDEN4T UNION REPORTEDLY RECEIVED A:TELEGRAN 4PRIL FIVE* NINETEEN srxTYE-IsHT9 FROM ST01MLY CARRIHAEL, 4-srRucT ING ALL BLACK FEOPLE TO-HIT THE STORES THAT -IGHTO..' CHICAGOI r A SOURCE OF THE CHICAGO OFFICE ADVISED -THAT IN CONTACTS' Wi-VTH MILITANT BLACK NATIONALIST LEADERs IN sircwGo, HE HAS LEARNED THAT CHICAGO MAYOR-RICHAR J.'DALEY VOILD BE SET END PAGE FOUR 7 . PAGE FIVE (cF!*fi9S9:FfAb * UP AS A "MARK FOR ASSASSINATION*" LARGE SCALE FIR~ES conmIuz LN ABAT EDON CHICAGO' S VEZ'T SDIATTN OF IT'S BEING BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL AND AN ASSESSMENT OF TI4ESITUAT ioN IS THAT THIS AREA IS GENERALLY BEYOND SALVAGE.o NEGROES'IN AREA CON1T1IV- TO PULL PASSING WHITE MOTORISTS FROM 3USEJ A!D AtTOM!OILTS AN4D ASSAULT THEN.. TALLAHASSFEE, FLORIDA: A TASKX FORCZ OF FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY NEN OF THE FLORIDA N4ATTO!IAL GUARD WtRE TO BE ON STANDBY AT 'THE NATIONAL-GUARD ARMORY TALLARASSEE9 FLORIDA, LA:;T EVENING. THEY VEIE BROUGHT INTO0 TALLAHASSEE BY BACK( ?OAD.-. IN ORDER NOT TO ALERT THE PtBLrco T-SACTION WAS TAKTR) ONLY AS APRECAUTIONARY MEASURE AND N1OT BASED O , ANIY REPOR?TS OF PLA.NNrZD OR KNOW?i FUTURE ACTIVITYO A PPROVED BY 94 NASCA 4F Cop-y Lj LibrarTY r:..i. P* 4 % Jj '* 66!3 19 T~~ *4EPR ET1 T~~~~~- TPcT 3DJ-TA ' T : OF~'i~T TH' AR!Y 16 TO: 'ONFE7 ~ T HS A!R FORCZ ?'6 ?2: '4~I JS 2S %SITUATION R0D'?, AT?.: SCC,,T SERVVIE (?UD "I ECT'D R!CIL DEVJELOPkIENTS AND 3IMPUP?3ANJCES. YJIGTijr LATE EVENJIN" OF A?RIL F UTTH, NIMTEVNI SIXTY.EIGH2To L3tI:W r ~ 3IG IIJ~% BREAK.~GA~ Mcr:J u~ 'l?_7LY 114 ME 44ORTHEAST SECTION OF WASAINGTOgo D, C. F1.77S I~7 LS' REPOR~TED AS 3EING SET 04 TRAIS AT Ur41O:q STATION* :1!_ kTA;Y TROOS.)3 S. PL 9Y 4D TH-ROU'GHOUJT THS CITY USING.4O) ?~3CPEL CoA alRIERS PID AME. 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A' CIVILIAN POLIE REVIEW 3O)Aj'D* Y' -9TRATIC'IS ARE PLAI'NED FOR THI W4EEK(END OF AP606L SIX AND )11, 'VETEl 5IXTYELlJHT9 AND THE NAACP STATES THEY WILL NOT :E SPSIZL~FOR WHIAT HAPPIES3 IF THE DV34AN0S*_A&RE NO0T .4ETO FVS ") LOOTING THAT OCCURRED EARLY ON' T HE E VEN ING OF AP--*L F.FIH MINS.TZEN SIXTYEIGHTs WERE UNDER CONTROL aY II t:L AT . 414"E ARRE-3TS WERE AIADE AND THREE POLICr OFFICERS V"tUL:j'lTA0Y GUIFEW BEGIb11ING AT EIGHT P*Aot APRIL FHT', T'~~E~ SPEYIGHT9 1AS 0VNORE3 BY M4CST BUSINESSO"r30 T. A 4-43 F T92IfT3I i')'E ~ ~ R I;: "R,L L3- W IE CRD 3 'JT THEY 14ERE UNDER CON4TROL BY &.02 N"E V H' I; 'Im YOUITH1 WAS 37AT"Z AND TW IJEGROE3 WIERE .E7-E~ D~ L Of 0TIJG. ':-'T'lr.3U2?~T, P~SLA~A AT TZI~ TW'\~TY EIGHT Pelep AP-RIL. FMvE, NINETEEN4 SIXTYEIGHT LAR"2Z -"IF NEGRQE'53 71-G A4 RO.21ING THROUGH AND BREAKING ~i;~J.lN~ T'."-- HILL DIST.RICT A NIEGRO AREA. POLIZE WERE 1 . ,-F. T.'_1;. ARSA. 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SIXT.YEIGIIT,..-'IS.-NOK.--TE4TATIVIELY- .sCULDF APRIEMMV INWINETEEN SIXTYEIGHIT* .-m NED O'T' ET VIOLENT * f- ASES N .HEEVENING -OF,:APRIL. -FIVE. Pt,14I~ $XTYUICH~U HE fk W*4_ ~ AS'ISPRsE. SW-VINDOV BREAKINI -TD ThOin- .4OLOOV COCI.CTAILS OCCURREOr'IN .AREAS ARlJACL3 M~TE:NE~~~A~~~ SE .ION 'A40) t1NE. FI1RES. WERE -REPORTED ISOF 0.~vi' THE DA!4%0 9 CR~-.fl D NOt TAih?GtORGIA ; -RALPH Do,ABERNATRY' IS 'XETDT ECNIUDASTH SUCCESSOR .TO MbARTIN LUTHER, KING *JR, -j-AS -HEAD. OF.,THE ..OUI M. 'EVO PAGE F'IVE ' ~~ FA G E .- -T .'(>~ (I STI AN! LE4DERSHlIp CI'EREM'CE AT AN4 EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING -.Z%vE'"JLE FOR APRIL SIX,. MINETEEN SIX~TYEIGH(T; HdOEVERg A POTER LF_A.nv',i -HIP LIEJ SY JES517 JACKS0'3 0' CHICAGOP, LI 0 1 S PO1 a Lz. DURING EVENING OF APRIL FIVE, NIN!ETEEN SIXTYEIGHTP Tli MIE OURRED ANDSEVERAL WIN1DOW" V~ERE BROKEN IN STORES CVIE) y HITIEs~ INNGRO AREAS* ONE WHITE: MlAN WAVHO NTHE' .E Pd 0 "FOR' ACX( - -- 7 Co,py iFJLibrary 3 4-6-68 EXR PRIORtITY TQ: JIEPi~EIDET 7RECEIVED %&_'C.E TAIRY OF STATE 8 . I7: lw-'7T OR 9 CIA 7- T-i: DI1RE CTOIR,v DEFENSE INTELLIGENCT. 9 M.c 1;21 09 . TO': r,E PA RTM E3T OF THE ARMY 7 . ., TO : DEPARTME.IT OF THE AIR FORCE 7 - TO: WHITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM, T. SECRET SERV ICE-CPIV)ID -4 MUCTED RACIAL 'DEVELOPMENTS AND..DIsTuRB';*.:w 0FTHEEAo Io*fDAY,NTROPOLITA4:POUICE"a VA SHIV-TON, &-Do Co: -ASOFTREA -j .DEPARTM1ENT. RIEPORTED SIX -DEATHS'DURING 1 SURBANCES9 NONE * ~VOV~AR1&POIE 'O.R FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL. NUNBE.r O 'ESI. a0N5 ARRESTED AS OF TWO' A. '.HDREACHED ONE THOUSAND F IVE-', HU-40RED SEVENTYTWO* FOLLOWING IHo'PECTIOR TOUR OF CITY9, MAYOR~. VA iSil iGTON' TOLD PRESS CONO-EREnICESHORTLY AFTER .41-N0GHT. THAT *SPORADIC LOOTING WAS) CONTINUI4.9 BUT FIRES.VERE APPARENTLY UNDER COTROLe EJ PA.E %'I E #1# Cl I~30 ILLIN40OIS: FEDERICK DOUGLAS ANDREWS9 LEADER OF LOCAL jT 'LIT'NZ' NESGRO7 GROUP KNOWN AS GARFIELD ORGAN IZATION,9 REPORTEDLY C L A I ! : ON E VEN I~ OY6-0F APRIL'FIVE, NINETEEN SIXTYZ-IGH-T, HIS GROUP 15, P325,5ESSION OF TVELV&.fi-ONE- RIFLES c?0S%313LY- PAR?' OF THOSE" 1 .J T' MIDNIGHT. WABR ALKER, FEMALE' NEGRU, AGED- TY E!"ITY F IVE, D IED O F 8 UNSHOT- WO UND S A VD- A t-NUMBER O F OT HE R PERSONS . 4toDE u S1 G U,"IREp INCLUDING A FIREMAN& .. *DURING 'EVENING OF APRIL FIVE, N4INETEEN SIXTYEIGHTr EXTENSIVE --5;V CTIl-R Y iNEGRO, TEAGH REP.RTED AT. ON L 0CA T 10,13. RE,A L3TI."~ AND ARSON REPORTED AT SHOPPING CENTERS* XA0 ALL AVAILABLE riR DEAT7N QIMENT CO31N ITTED. MAJOR VIO0LEN4C E CONCENTRATED. Y" :lEAR"%A.- DENONSTRATION PLANNED- FOR' NOON, APRIL SIX, NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHT9 AiT ?iCG,ILLINoIs. civic CENTER 3Y STLNDENT MiOBILIZATION' CO:4.1'ITTEEr STUDENTS FOR A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY AND CONGRESS Or" RACIAL E,2,J.LITY* MASSIVE CITY-WIDE DENONSTRATIONS PLANNED FOR AP3IL ZI21.HT, -2INETEE.-4 SIXTYSIGHT, BY H13H SCHOO EG 3L~E STD.TS Rt~ ~XERS 9 AND LONGSHORES.A4,95 LOCAL. ILL14401S NATIONAL GUARD ASSIGNED TO PATROL SECTORS OF -171TESTTEJI. a ~P'.GE T O XiEZ ~o~ QRCK copy . COpy LZj LlbrarY IAZZ T .4RE E *SAnVILLE9 TENJNESSEEt SNIPER FIRE REPORTED FROM M0Is* tR!IIITORY:AT TENNESSEE ASRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL UNIIVERSITY DURINJG EVENING OF APRIL FIVE,' NINIETEENf SIXT-YEIGHITO. NATIONAL S3UARD A."D POIEUNITS SURROUNDED DORMNITO RY;.,AND* BEGAN. WSflRIfO W. EAPK%~ 7v Aff-4 ~~* V ATLAN'TAt. GEORGIA: AS OFM 1iDNIGHT *-APrL "FiE,NINETEEN, siXrYEIGIrT't ~IJ4ERUSCARS OCCUPIED BY'-fIVE'0R'SIX. NEGROE YElm CRUISINGN ~E$R AN'ADJACENT AREAS- 7MRVING -HPLOTOWWWeKAIS J ."10NE ILUrlrt ARXANSAS.---:9 f3GI LATE: EVENING' OIF1,PRIL FIVE NVINETEEN. SI' TYEWGHT-t F IVE FrRES VERE 'STARTED AZ401IQUSVJUS INESS. PLACES- S'I1PER FIRE' 13ROXE.-OUT- SHORTLY B-EFORE W.89iDNIGHT '-RON IK)DTEL'IN NEGRO S3USINNIESS SECTIOV; AND POLICE CLEARED B UILDING,q*."ARREST ING SEVERAL 1i4RED -NEGROES&..NAYOR REQUESTED GOVERNOR, TO SEND HATIONAL-GOARD TROP ADGUARD.-LUNITS WERE -REPORTED TO BE' Eft ROUT E* F-HILA~DELPHLi9 PEN4NSYLVANIAt DUR ING EVENING OF APRIL FIVE,p NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHIT9 AND EARLY MORNING OF APRIL.SIXg NINETEEN SIXTYEEIGHIT, TliZL~E SHOOTINIGS WERE REPORTED. VIC-71ASo ALL.NEGROES, WERE SAID TO BE : D PA%O'E TH.RE=- I" OOD ^01DIT IOle NU1ETROUS I INC T!)E N-TS 0AF VANDALISM4 OCCURRED AS S. 3STR E ET FIGHTS BETW~EEN NEGRO.GANGS AND VHITES. T, .50ATER9, PENNSYLVANIA: AT SEVEN4 P. 9-APRIL'FIVE9 ZIETEEN SI" TYZA.3HT, GROUPS OF THREE HUNDRED ERO YUTH 4 t1ED -T HFiv0U N IE GR 0 SECTIO-N AND -SET FIRE TO ONE BUSINESS -3:%Ll3H-MENTo YOUTHS THREV'ROCKS AT PRIVATE AZ PLICE CAFRS I A~ND 0111E POLICE OFFICER WAS INJURED.. NO 1" RT 3 WERE REPORTED. D_Tx-ITv II1tZHIGA?J: SPORAcim LOOTING AND VANDALISM-OCCURRED Ti-'7U:'A''sUT EVS-liING O7 APRIL FIVE, NINETEEN SIXTyrIGHT. A. " E13%HT A. V, TODAY SIX HUNDRED 4TN~ETY TWO ARRESTS HAD ~EJ ), 3UT HALF INVOLVINJG JUVrNILES9 EIGHTEEN YEAR OLD .- L1 0 A ALE DIED THfIS MOR3iING OF GUNSHOT WOUND SUSTAINED WHILE- L0l-Tll'=o. SIX IJURLES REPORTr!), 4 Or!SERIOUS, DETROIT POLICE :~~ ~TREFORTE1 TO BE IN - COUITROL OF *S,5ITUATION AS OF NINE A.,1 THIZS DATE* CoVy LBJ Librar!y (-. -a ; ri DiETR CIA S. TO~~~~~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ v - . :TRDEE.EITLIENEAlFXYj in6 APrR FA 22 08. Z -% FTE R%.YS T3: -Wil'TA "OF&E STATO RO .1 A VIC*~ FRP! 'O. D R7. TOR DEF.BS I NTILlI.A* -A!"Ice, :2 TEPA4C I AL DET F. TH0. NR?T S AND IST4RSANCES v0:i14 %*,!TNEI Do Tei AIpvR0w INGC TO rRSNTTV OF IDHRGOENMN] 8.03:%A SIUR-TE DuESCRUIBED A REPUT,ABL:E T SERVIC NO0IG THAT. L~~ TI R "S PL"NDT I TEGZR_TlNAE NVSIGOtD C EV'1 EDNIECTO, FmIIf' TAGE ARASI D3-ICOS4 AEU A :4ZT - -C "A IX TIn A L A'K N,0? A0 1.TETI R-HVS jN...~~~Td~IS.EJ~~~tNGR ORTIFI TAGE ARAADTT!WSOSNAEU '1 710. .ET CL YiI 7FROOR THIS AT"'. ITT , HYST HA w SEVERAL.. TG~~*. N4$LARGE -COOSIR . ERE MAE ~~ TO TRES WERE BING LOOTED ADLRE R'D~WR BEV. lr~ i TH ~AA AA(CUHEAST, VASHINGMO). CHANT ING: 'VA IT U.NTIL . JO-jIGHTP .343Yo"' M1ETROPOLITAN POL:t DEPARTmER~T REQUESTE! :-MAYOR ZIT 3 INVOll-r- A TVTY FOUR HOUR CURFEw. Cua%.-% REFORTED THAT LARGE GROUP .OF NEGROES IN4 TE VIlCINITY OF n, RaO A"ID F^U'RTEENTH.STREETt- NORTHVESTt!SHO9RTLY AFTER NOO00N TOD AY !Th ~SIDRA3L TAL( OFPOSI'LE LOOTING. AND H0W-THEY ARE *'.2TO. "GIET WHITEY*" AT TWELVE FORTY P14I STOKELY-CARR ICHAEL VKSE 3'~Y A LOCAL RADIO STATIO4 RE,63RTER ATSXENhAND F.-STREETS, --,.tT L 1'r CIT Y UTAH: LOCAL BRANCH OF NATI10ONAL. ASSOC IAT10 N FOR THE. :R1"ItvJ.7 El-I"I OF COLORZ PEOPLE'IS PLAN"ING MARCH IN41~ENIRY OF,-' %.(IG T~ HE:f AFT ER NO V OF AP-RIL 'EVERe-- SALT- LAK(E*CT P0 LI S! D7PART4TME>T DOES VJOT ANTICIPATE AN Y INCIDENTS. . 1~**.% COPY LBJ Library. 77. 4. 4.'4'.NU or, n-l...-3- 774 4- 63 zXRV PRIOR11H*- 7 004cb p~ & T:THE PRESIDENT 11 TO : SECRETARY OF STATE 11 T C: DIRECTOR0 CIA 11 TO:r DIPECTOR,9 DEFE-NSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY to. * Tfl: DEPARVAE-4T OF THE ARl1Y 10 TO: DEPRTME3T OF THE AIR FORCE Q10 TO: WdMITE HOUSE SITUATION R00A* AfTT * SECRET SERV ICE (PID) 7RP%1*: DIRECTrORv FBI DCRACILD EVEILP'ET ELr CTE1)rAaA-EELPE AND DISTURUANCES - tA SH I N TC 01 C.: AT TEM FORTY TWO AN4 THIS DATE A SIIPE R WAS S E? 1' .T E ZN# R !CF OF elUILDIN1 1.4 SIX HINMRED BLOCK OF PENNSYLVANIA THE~ SU?E AST. A T T EN F*,',iT Y E IG HT A-4 A BLUE CHEVROLET V4 S V3S El.VI7O 0 0N T 4IR TE NTH STREET NORTHWE ST O CC UP IED 3 Y FO UR HEAVILY Lv C~~C'LS OIE !ERE' ATT-74PTING OAPEED TEEE FT n77 1 JA TPC*OPS ON FOUTEEIrH STIEET N'CRTHWEST W4ERE ORDERED TO DON C.,m 4"A YASt('3 PRIOR TO TEAR GAS USE IN EFFORT TO DI'.PERSE CRCWD. SO-2CES REPORT STOX{ELY CAFNIlICHAEL A&,' Il. WASHINGTON AS OF NOON TODAY. CH 1C G C, ILLINOIS:. AS OF SEVEN A M TODAY WIDESPREAD LOOTING VA S FE z 'ETED ON TEST SIDE A."D NU-TROUS REPORTS OF ARSON RECEIVrED* L'C C T 1 03AS OTIT OF CONTROL OF POLICE WHO WE?''. REnTiESTINS ADDITIONAL AS:I c.!TA NME FR 0 't THE .4A TIONA L .3UA RD UNIITSO AS OF EIGHT A M FO UR WURED FORTY SEVEN ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE, EVA."'ST04.9 ILLI NOIS: DURING '%,OR - NI-;r OF APRIL SIX CONSIDERABLE T~~ V~AS DONE MLA SS RCC"6' AND HALLYAY AT,LOCAL JUN IOR HIGH SCHOOL %7 IM IC ENDI A RY -DEVICE. C:f'f! 1, 'CM 12AM: 1"OVERNsOR F.O.MIEY ANNOUNCED EMERGENCY ORDER AND' E17M TPF TO FIVE A74- CURFEW VOULLD REI!AIN IN EFFECT UNTIL APRIL Elf"-.T* A5 ~EN Al1 TODAY DETMOIT POLICE DEPART' ENT -HAD TAKEN INTO CUJSTCDY TIC.~PDE. ~T PERSONSp 0%lY SEVEN OF WHO.-A WIERE JUTEMILF-So "F"TTzrS I NCI r%E 9T S OF FIRES AND,LCOTINI VIERE REPORTED. T LE,VI: ON AFTERNOON OF APRIL FIVE ABOUT' NINE HUND"rD llZr!R^ES PATlTI~?ATZ'0 1 1 nR. XIN73 '!E!-lRIAL MACH. AFFA~IR WAS Mr,-ZRLY j?fJClp LBIl LibrQary~Qp ALThClUr2H TiERE VAZ5 SOM~E -MINOR ACTS OF ROCK THROWING. AND !lnLNS AFTER TE M'ARCHe TOTAL TO EIGHTEEN PERSONS ARRESTED I.ICLUDIW.- SIXTEEN JUVENILES AND FIVE INJURIES REPORTED* MAYOR INVOle0 OVERNIGHT CISFEWi FOR PERSONS UNDER TVENTY TWO YEARS-Of AGE-AND SITUATION WAS RELATIVELYQUIET.*. . SEATTLE' VASNIM~TONt SEVERAL SM1ALL FIRES WERE REPORTED BLEE TO :HAVE BEEN CAUSED. BY 30OLOTOV COCKTAILS.BUT. DAffAGE:VAS, -MINOR*'-';;NO' ARRESTS IADE A ND -NO LOOT-ING -REPORTED E ARLY,T HIS .MORN ING.2.,- FREDER ICK, PARYLAND' 'DURING PURSUITL OF BURGLARYLICI OFF ICERS WEIE STON6D 3Y CROWD OF ABOUT ONE HUNDRED FIFTY NEGROES. C?COWD WAS DISPERSED B UT FOUR POLICEMEN RECEIVED INJURES-. -THREEi-.. ~E"s073 HiAVE BEE4 CHARGED ON4 VAIRIOUS COUNTS*. 'I r, F I EL Dp ILLTICIS: REPORTSDLY A 3LACX POWER CONFERENCE TO 7367 ATTE"ED 3Y REPRESENTATIVES FRXSEVERAL SURROUNDING CITIES IS S*.l-EDl. LE:) FOtR AFTERNOON OF APRIL SIX AT EAT ST, LOUIS9 ILLIINOIS.o 'T13 PC-rT 'CRTH CAROLINJA: DURIVG LATE EVENING OF APRIL *- IVE SO* SEVJ"hTY FIVE NEGSPOES VE-IONSTRATED AND TVIO POLICE CARS WERE ?A P~ THREE * A'E FOUR cO9,NrIE4 N~ i T.~ L** 51 .. UC B Y BULLET39 TW4ENTY ONE NEGROES WEREL ARRESTED -FOR DISORDERLY CON JCT BUT NO INJUR IES- WERE REPORTIED. 6. 7"ALLAR~ASSEEp' FLORIDA: MINOR DAMIAGE ;fA** CAUSED A FURNITURE -COMPANY'B.Y iirEl*,.jDiARY DcEvrcE SHORTLY BEFORE MIDNIG".H ON APRIL FIVE:.* SEVERAL 016O#0 BTH WHXITE ANJD NEGROt WERE DETAINED BY POLICE FOR HAVING W SAP:13 S I N THEIR VEHICLES.. I'RLEPANSv LCUJISIANA: LOCAL GROUJP REPRESE:NTI NG NATIONAL ASSOCIATION * Ti4Z ADVANC'EIMENT OF COLMRED PEOPLE PLANNED 'MARCH AT ELEVEN Am1 TODAYO '"CU OF DILLARD UNIVERSITY STLOENTS ALSO PLANNED A MOTORCADE THIS -D' TZ. £F ANr% MIOLD FO -. .-. .- - *- opyLBJ Library PRIORITY otO THE PRESIDrNT 015 TOt SECRETARY- OF STATE 014 TO: DIRECTORp CIA 015 TO: DIRECTORt DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 613 TO: DEPARTM1ENT OF.-THE ARM~Y 019///I/ 013 TOT DEPARTNIENT OF THE AIR FORCE 013 TO: WHITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM', ATTe'l SECRET SERVICE: CPID) FRONt: DIRECTOR, FBI ~CONFID~rI IPAL SELECTED RACIAL DEVELOPM'ENTS AND DISTURBANCES ClHICAGO, ILLI1OIS: LATE AFTERNOON APRIL SIX9 CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTM'ENT ADVISED THAT IN NEAR 41ORTH SIDE AREA, THREE ADULTS AND ONE MINOR WERE TWOUNDED BY SMIPER FIR7_o SPORADIC INCIDENTS OF SlIPER FIRE A!"D ARSON IN OTHER AREAS OF CITY 'sz- E ALS3 R PORTED. A SOURCE R7-:?RTZ3 THAT THE BL4CKSTOME RANGERS, A S~OUTH SIDE M1EGR3 YOUT4 GA4G, WAS ATTEI1PTI"G TO GAII SUPPORT FROM1 RIOTERS IN WEST SIDE IN 0K)ER TO START RI0TING ON4 THE SOUTH ZlID-E OF CHIC4GOw AS OF TSHREE P.C., APPRIXIIATELY EIGHT HUNDRED INDIVIDUALS HAD BEEN ARRESTED BY CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTIENT SINCE BEGINNING END PAGE ON4E FAGE TW (3ItNI OF DISTURBAN CEit APRIL FIVT, NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHTo -'VA3Hl.INGT04-, DoC,: WASHINtGTO-qq DoC. METROPOLITAN PCLICC DEPARTMZENT ADVISED THAT A TZAR GAS 3t3M3 WAS THROWNM AT A CRUISZR OF THE THIRTEEITH. PO" ICE PRqCInCT INM THE EARLY EVENING OF APRIL SIX. TWO OFFICERS WERE HOSPITALIZED AS A RESULT* THE MiETROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ti-cO ADVIStD THAT ACCORDING TO AN ANONYMOUS FEMALE T'_-LrPHOllE CALL.R 'wGAS- BOTABS ARE "COM~ING OUT OF S!NCC (STUDENT NONVIOLENT OORDIMATING-CO13ITTEE) HEADIUARTER.15" THEY ALS-3 FURTHER REPORTED rR{AT CIVILIANS NEAR CONNECTICUT AND FLORID.- AVZNUES3* ARE' IIN POSSESSION OF TEAR GAZ)*2G QrT-r oyLB irr COPY Cp ~ irr LA S CRUCE9, NEW~ M- I 0.,URCE ADVISF0 THAT( RRy rDWARDS, NER FESLA~ AT SANJ JOSE STATE COLLSGE, SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA ADDRESSED STUDENTS AT NEV~ MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY ON MIGHT OF APRIL FIVE LAST. '~SPOKE BEFORE A CROWD OF ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY, HALF OF WHOM WERE NEGROESo HE CALLED FOR NEGROES TO BOYCOTT THE OLYMPICS AMD URGED NEGROES TO BURN DOWN THE wHITE HOUSE, STATING THIS WAS LONG OVERDUE* HE REPEATEDLY STATED THAT A SSASSI NATION' OF DR' KING CALLED FOR AN EYE FOR AN EYE, A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH AND A' LEADER FOR A LEADER. END PAGE TWO :PAGE THREE (C -0 4 I f T f A +4) ME-NPHIS, Trv-SEE ACTS OF LOOTING,f- A R SON AID SNIPING CONTIMUSD THROUGHOUT SMORNING HOURS OF APRIL SIX. ONE MEGRO RECEIVED MINOR GUNSHOT SWOUNDS WHE3 APPRTHE _NDE3 BY POLICE TRYING TO BREAK INTO LIlUOR S710RE. ONE LOOTER WNO WAS SHOT APRIL FOUR, NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHT9 ffiIEDAPRIL SIX. THIRTY EIGHT HUMORED TENNESSEE NATIONAL GURD~ 04NO DUTY AT 'IE%1PHIS o SEVEN P *A TO FIVE A *14 CURFEW ~ ~ 1 WL EIEFECT APRIL SIX. BALTINORE9 PIARYLAND: A FIRE R.ESULTING IN TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS DAMAGE occoaEo IN THE EARLY EVENING OF APRIL SIX IN-THE GAY STREET AREA OF BALTIM?OREs MANY MINOR FIRES ALSO OCCURRED IN THE AREA.- "LL GANGS_ OF NEGROES ARE REPORTED TO BE ROAMING THE CITY9 MYEVIERp NO EXTENSIVE LOOTING HAS TAKEN PLACE TO DATE. THE GOVERNOR OF 1ARYLAND HAS DECLARED A STATE OF ENERGENCY AND THE NATI!.NAL GUARD HAS BEEN CALLED TO !)UTYe G-P- 1 E~AND C;opy LB1Library V --a~7 014 34 llt25PH 4-6-68 NMSE PRIroRITY TO: THE PRESIDENT 014 TO: SECRETARY OF STATE 015 TO: DIRECTORt CIA 014 TOO. DIRECTORIp DEFENSE INTELLIGVNCE AGENCY 014 TO: DEPARTMENT OF THE ARM1Y 014 TO: DEPARTMEIT OF THE AIR FORCE 014 TO: WYITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM, ATTot SECRET SERVICE CPID) FIROM: DIRECTOR, FBI SELECTED RACIAL DEVELOPME!NTS AND DISTURBANCES MIAMIg FLORIDA: ON APRIL SIX AN INJDIVIDUAL TELEPHoNIrCALLY ADVISED THE mi.4mr oFFIcz OF FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION THAT THERE WILL BE A RIOT IN DOWNTOWN MIAXI AT TWO P.l. APRIL SEVEN,9 NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHT. THE CALLER IDENTIFIED HIMSELF AS JOHNNY MCKAY AND STATED THE PARTICIPANTS WILL BE CARRYING SHOT GUNS* THIS INDIVIDUAL TERMINATED THE CONVERSTION BEFORE PROVIDING FURTHER DETAILS* NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: BETWEEN EIGHT TEN P.'ti APRIL FIVE9 N I N ET EEc.N SIXT-YEIGHT AND THREE FORTY FIVE P.M. APRIL SIX, APPROXIMATELY SIXTEEN FIRE BOMBING INCIDENTS WERE REPORTED INVOLVING VARIOUS RESIDENCESS BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS AND AUTOMOBILES IN NEW ORLEAN S. ACCORDING TO THE NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT THE BOMBS APPEARED TO BE THE END PAGE ONE XEROX FRaOM QUICK COPY $4 Copy LB Library PA GE TWO rDTL(( t'OLOTOV COCXTAIL TY?L. INJURIES WERE REPORTED IN* CONNECTION WITH THESE FIRE BOM31NGSO NJEW YORK9 NEW YORXI NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVED INFORMATION ON APRIL SIX THAT NEGRO YOUTHS WOULD OHIT"",THE PITKIN AVENUE SHOPPING AREA IN BROOKLYNt NEW YORK IN LATE AFTERNOON OR EVENING OF APRIL SI Xe I'l'f-PHIS, TENNESSEEs ACCORDING TO MEMPHIS POLICE DEPARTMENT TWO HUNDRED SIXTY PERSONS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BETWEEN SIX P.Ms APRIL FOURv NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHT AND THREE PoM. APRIL SIXe ONE NEMPHIS POLICE "OFFICER AND ONE DEPUTY OF SHELBY COUNTY SHERIFF'S-HAVT BEEN SHOT BY NEGRO SNIPERS, SUSTAINING SUPERFICIAL WOlJNDSo IN ADDITION TO THREE- THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED NATIONAL GUARDSMEN ON DUTY IN M EM PHISt ONE THOUSAND GUARDSMEN ARE ON ALERT AND CAN BE BROUGHT TO MEMPHIS IF NEEDED* ST LOUIS, MISSOURI: APRIL SIX ISSUED OF "STo LOUIS POST DISPATCH,q A DAILY NEWSPAPER, CARRIED AN ARTICLE INDICATING, SIXTEEN AREA FIRnS WERE HIT WTH FIRE 3BO18S AND WINDOWS WERE SMASHED IN THIRTY FIVE OTHER STRE APRIL FIVE, SIX, NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHT9 EDPe.GE TWO PAGE THREE eee4Px9ENTft:)- ACCORDING TO ST. LOUIS POLICE DEPARTMENT THE ARTICLE IS INACCURATE SINCE ONLY MINOR ISOLATED INCIDENTS OCCURRED CAUSED BY FOUR UNIDENTIFIED YOUTHS BREAKING WINDOWS AND THROWING *GASOLINE FILLED BOTTLES* NO X AJOR FIRES WERE STARTED AND THERE WAS NO LOOTING. GP-I END A 1 -. .-.-.;Oo -y Ll t1b rarT 2: 5W?A% 4-7-63 A SE T'% T~1 P R ES1 4T% N~ T Ti: S"-*R-TARY OF~ STATE 002 T~ IGC,CIA 002 19-3 9,14 R 7 08 07 T: ARTJS'T 0F T H A 1. FOR;. T02 TI~: 'JrftTZ HO~U.1E .51TUAT104' RO .4 ATT&: SE:CRET _3Zq.VMo: (PIt) 4 L OEIT.L^-P4 LI P1TS A IO D I ST UP3.4F S -- 4tiZ' HAS FURNISHD I-LIA3L'-' INFOR.NTION IN TK% PAST UI T..T ILawi"NC S* HEIRY9 A 3~ANID C'0URI--: OF THE 7~L £YAY ZTI Vi~A C.4137.13 CO"'IU,313T OIENTED 110 NITT -;Aus ITXTRE.11ST GROUP 15 GATME"I'IG A GROUP DF ~ 7~T1N~!$STO 30 TO 3~EXPIS TO AR,.IV'1-- APRIL SVEE 'U2T 7rimvE S-717N ?*'I, MF'is ALL ARE TO BE AtE VITH ;;l--T0'L-; V) SHiOULDER~ H0'LST'*RSa, THEYf WILL 'IE;!T JUST 3EFORE '.)- *A :%: AZEIORIAL 1!ARCH O.' AF,RIL ErsHT, NIZTE'Z SIXTYEIGHT9 tNti. REA FOR Fil'NAL INSTRUJCTISo SO". RC S STATES THAT ? 3ES-4-A3Vl3"f-:)T;iAT "HELP" WILL ALSO COI1E F.Ol "THE SOUTH&~ WN DY PAG01E 0 NE Copy ~JLibrarY E'A3POL"'E 'APART%',EoT HAS ADVISED TUT? LOOTING OF 5'3 AID SESTRUCT I0~4 OF~ PR~OPERTY CONT IN4UMD DUR INS AFTERNOON - AFiIL 113IX AN~D FIRES 03 THE WEST SIDE HAVE.-INCREASED9 SNIPERS - ZP"MDLY HAVE SHOT AT 'IOTORISTS ONI NEAR 'NORTH WEST SIMEe. %L.*04ST TOTAL DESTRUCTION OF ALL BUSINESSES HAS OCCURRED 11"LONG TVEENTY T70O 3L3CK AREA OF WlEST MADISOMe,- AAYOR DALEY ANSM~4UNCED THAT -SEVEN Pail* TO- SIX A~ CURFEV- WILL BE ENFORCED APRIL SIX THROUGH SEVES -FOR ALL FERSON-02 UNDER TWENTY O3E Y'SARS OF AGE* ALL GUMS SHOPS IN IT.7" ~ L ~ CiIf'oA30 HAVE SEEN CLOSED A4D IMO-SALE OF GASOLINE.. IN COTI6R 15'T0 -3E~ PER31T?TED6 d- APPROXIMATELY TVO* HU"DRED INDIVIDUALS OESCR ISED 'AS' "HIPPIESW _VH3 ATTENDED ME.IOIAL- SERVICE-AT CHrCAG?) CIVIC. CENTER. PLAZA 7 Ott -THE AFTERNOON OF APRIL SIX NARCHED TO THE.NATIONAL- 9UAR0DQJ...-.-:% THE.0 HtPE EE RDERED TO STAXY OUT OF. TME ARMORY GROUNDS AN)D WHEN THEY DIS03EYED THE ORDER'SUARDSMIEN' DISPERSED riiE GROUP USING RIFLE 3UTTS AND) CHEMICAL 3IACES. -.AT'LEAS r'dE9JTY- FIVE HIPPIES WERE ARRESTED.W - - '~I"A~GO POL ICE DEPARTMENT HAS ADVI-13ro THAT EFFORT.1 TOL 1A I T -I1N COUlT 04i THE NU~ISER OF PERSONS INJURED OR KILLED HAVE 'EEN 'ISC03TINUE"!) BY POLICE AS MEING I1MPRACTICAL AT THIS TIMEo : PITTT 31 URGH, PENNSYLVAMIA I PlrTT_3?:.t.RGH Pn.Llr.E DEPARTIElT HAS A:)VI5*E3 THAT TEAMO F P) S~ T"J0 F " ' THRE E4G 9- ?fF E'9 6 I3L'-T.7) INC IDEI~T35 HA-3 I11CREASED DUR171G THE tARLY EVEXING 1U3 OF APRIL sIx. SPORADIC FIRE 30'431I4 INCIDENTS HAVE :.I~ RIEP-RTEn AS 9ELL AS A?PR0XIATl4LY A IDOZEN- LOOTINGS. ONE ~L T -'- HA B7Ej SHOT AN - SEVERAL OTHERS HAVE SUSTAINED IrD!L3HAVE 3"rE%, AFRRESTEDw F-;.0UR PERSONS VERE ARRESTED 3'? Y THE P .LAr Z EPART*IENT IN COMMECTIC"J 1.41TH THE HOLDUP AND FIR~E 0- A SUPEIASARKPIET ON THE M-1T nsI.31E, APRILsrxo * T~3TATO-3 ARM~Y MA3 ADVISMD THAT A NATIONAL GUARD UNIT "Mi "~L E~ 092 FOUR HU10DRED AND EIGHTY MIEN HAS SEEN PLACED ;:" T. AS ONF EE FIFTY FIVZ P*Ao. AP31L SIX UNIT HAD ~ ~AL%~TO DUTY '4MR Is IT ANTICIPATED THAT IT VILL 3' f-D' * T T H1- I ll E. o LTTJ7 a 241l i 'op LB Library 3%* A'P"' 10 27 5:2201l 4-7-68 MSE PRIORITYa TO: THE PRESIDENT 004 TO: SECRETARY OF STATE 604 TO: DIRECTOR, CIA 004 TO : DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 004 TO: DEPARTMENT OF THE AFMY 004 TO: DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 004 TO : WHITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM, ATT9: SECRET SERVICE (PID) FROM: DIRECTOR, FBI SELECTED RACIAL DEVELOPMENTS AND DISTURBANCES CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT DURING LATE EVENING APRIL SIX REPORTED UNRULY NEGRO MOBS CONTINUING ACTIVE ON WEST SIDE9 ZAR NORTHWEST AND SOUTH SIDE ENGAGED IN LOOTING, SETTING FIRES AND-GENERAL PROPERTY DESTRUCTIONe SNIPER FIRE REPORTED DURING AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN VICINITY OF MOTHER CA3RINI' HOUSING PR~OJECT NjrAR NORTHWEST SIDE OF CITY. -REPORTS OF SHOOTING AT POLICE RECEIVED FROM4 SD0THf'SIDE. REPORTS RECEIVED TliAT VARIOUS CH{ICAGO SCHOOLS TO BE TARGETS FOR ARSON.SONETIME DURING MAY. A SOURCE WHO HAS FURNISHED RELIABLE INFORMATION IN THE PAST ADVI-SED HE HAD-HEARD INFORNATION THAT AREA ON HALSTED STREET FR04 THIRTY-FOURTH TO SIXTY-NINTH STREET TO BE SUBJECT TO LOOTING .k-q BURNING ON NIGHT OF APRIL SIX. POLICE REPORTED NUMEROUS FIRES THROUGHOUT DISTURBED AREAS. INJURIES FROM FIREARMS ESTIMATED 2-Y POLICE AS SIX POLICEMENt TWO FIREMEN, TWENTY-SEVEN CIVILIANS. AT LEAST NINE DEATHS REPORTED. NATIONAL GUARD UNITS PATROLLING ALL AREAS.0 END PAGEJ O4E pREsERVAT't - 4-;ibrary PA TWO iCO A alu t:f J iU1fDf a. "a- JOLIET9 ILLINOIS: JOLIET POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTED MOB ACTIVITY IN NEGRO SECT ION OF CITY ABOUT FOUR BLOCKS FROM DOWNTOWN AREA TWO FIRES WERE IN PROGRESS AND FIRE DEPARTMENT FORCED TO ABANDON AREA DUE TO HARASSMENT AND LACK OF POLICE PROTECTIONe' LOOTING WAS REPORTED IN STORES IN NEGRO COMMUNITY AND POLICE ATTEMPTING *TO PREVENT MOB FROM ENTERING DOWNTOWN AREA, HEAD OF NAACP ATTEM~PTINJG TO CONVINCE RI OTERS TO DESIST* EAST CHICAGO HEIGHTSt ILLINOIS: POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTED ON APRIL SIX THAT NEGRO TEENAGERS WERE BREAKING WINDOWS AND INVADED POLICE DEPART14ENT HEADQUARTERg. THIS IS VIRTUALLY ALL NEGRO SUBURB. POLICE DEPARTMENT ENTIRELY NEGRO. COOK COUNTY SHERIFFvS OFFICE DISPATCHED ASSISTANCE AND- SITUATION WAS REPORTEDLY UNDER CONTROL BEFORE MIDNIGHT. :iAYWOOD9 ILLINOIS: ADIE PILSXTA FE LE ARELIABLE SOURCE AVSDONAPISXTHTFEALN HLAM4PTON9 PRESIDENTt YOUTH COUNCIL, WEST SUBURBAN CHAPTER, IAACPp MAYWOOD# ILLINOISt RETURN4ED TO MAYWOOD APRIL SIX FROM END PAGE TWO PAGE THREE (-6-N fBE. If-Ti --+ NAACP CONFERENCE AT GRAND-RAPIDS, MICHIGAN. HAMPTON CLAIMED TO HAVE THIRTY GUNS, BOTH-RIFLES AND PISTOLS. HAMPTON AND HIS FOLLOWERS- HAVE -BEEN INVQ4.Vp, IN DISTURBANCES IN MAYWOOD DURING THE PAST YEAR.*? .u . doo 9 '49 4t I?A*: 4-7-653 qS1 E M~: TA-E, PRESIDENT f3 T12 RE4E TAR Y 0 F STATE 3113 DURECTORIP CIA 033 T2 :oR$&wT3, oEF-rmsE rvTZLLIGENJCE AG.EA CY #3 . T01 : E PA 6T'I'---lT OF T}HE ARMY 0 913 TI DEP.4R4'!T OF THE AIR FORCE ~3 T VhlTq Hf UJ3.- SITUJATI DN~ RCON9, ATT.: SECRET"SERVICS CPID). 0iO DIE 3-o 31 L 32Z D 1, ~C AL ANDLP~T ~)2ISTUR3ANCES c 'LTSE,r nI3COERED IN T140 "IAJOR DZPART74ENT STOR73 --.:T2!TL- r vR'G T.HE ATZ~'100.4 OF APq'L 'SPIX. 0 NE7 FIRE VAS- s~~INI A 7-101E D~:SING_R704 '4.*4E)ImfT%.LY AFTER A 2Zt1J CIG J 1 7 : NI~I NGRO F7M'ALT HAD EMEGEm - ~'1Th RSSNGR004,? THE OTHE3 FI?#%E 7IAS DISCOVERED AT ^P=.7OX19ATELY THAT SAVAE TII~E INi THE W 0 ZIEN' 061. CO Oro ANOTER SE.T'E TORTE* 3"JTH FIRES ld ERri -1 XT I ?GU 1 iSED 1 I.01AT IZL Y A 'l A'a E 'I AS sLIG HT T*HE ISAR.YLAND STATE POLICE H AZS 3 EEN 0 R 0-E'q E 3Y T Hr'' OV ER NOt.'aI I"-T" 'T I I-%: TO ASSIST THE 'BALTIMORE POLICE POLICE :-PART:lrNT' ~'JI'~THS II(3RT OF APRIL SIXt ROVING GANGS =~NTTNl-.lr, TO ROAM! TI~E AE£ I ZT S-0E 11ZF- T-n'-- DOWN~TOW1N 3USINESS AREA. APPROX MATELY XERX F%~[QUICK copy Copy LB-i LibrarY A~~~* .1~f ON T .4 F7 G HT -3F APRIL V I" THE 3, 1: .It t- noLI .DLK,.TE 7 Z WarN THEY FAIILED T3O5 PERSE _3 313 1_ X YT Y,I AR9YLAID3 J? JUJVIL E3 'E A39ESTED AT PALMER PARK* MARYLAND OUR ING 11 3 !H T 'P ?R IL SIX FOR L".OTINGs ~'P~'G EORST.S COUNTY POLICT CRUISER WAS FIRED UPON FRO. To' OF~ZT: COLUMBIIA SME OF EASTERN AVENUE AT SIXTEENTH ~~ W0U%)I-k4G AN OFFICER. TU3X43-EE !;LA3AAIA: D'OSRTO . A-*T'UU"3#~ElTIFrE0 GROUP IS CONDUCTIN4G A DINRAONAT T'.3XAE0ZS INSTITUTE AN7) COWFI3ING TRUSTEES OF THE INSTITUTZ-IN' ThE RMOM' WKEIRC THEY AR"E N!EETINGo . AMCONQ THOSE CONFINED ARE- PREISENT LUTHER FOSTER OF TUSKEGEE INST ITUTE; BASILOCN R; RESIDEmr oF 'A N4ATIONAL FOLOGATION; ARze- FRANCIS, P; BOLTON4, coIRESSV4OWA FRIOM OHIO, A3ID Ae G. GASTON* .NATIONAL GUARD. AAS 3EEN CALLE!Y.,. VA3HINGTO-44 D). C,t. 4CCORDIIS TO METROPOLITANi POLICE DEPARTMJENT TOTAL ARRESTS AS Q_.%zT'Po!*4, APRIL SIrX, VERIE TVO p-NII~E TOTAL: r.I~'JnrS SEVE-. NINE ZERO, OF--HI'%-# TVJENTY-SrX VERE POLICE.IEN9. VAENTEEN4 FIREM~EN9 TWO SOLDIERS, AND Sr-V&Vq FOUR FIVE CIVILIA3ISe j 4~T SEVZI FIFTY ?,~Is METROPOLITAN POLlCE REPO.'-TED SOMEONE PA%-:PAT- TW3 ; 32 T I Q AT NA-113NAL rGUAP.) 4i THIRD AND G- ESTr.T, 3 9 Nvo 'SEVEN F IFTY-FIVE Fol,. ARAY LIAISON REPORTED S-4IPER FIRE ;AD 2E -4 C viSp'JED AT VINTH AID VARNUM STRUETS ViITH TWO SHOT'S FI:IED* - I-M IJURIES REPORTED9 ' AT EIGHT ZERO TWO-PoSe '- METR3?P.0LITAll POLICE CORNERED SNIPER 0.4 FIFTH FLOOR-AT SEVE?J r4O 67OUP. THIRD STREErT, NeVot ANID APPREHENDED HI lo- AT EI'zHT FIFTEEtg FeMe1 RTPI~LITAN POLICE REPORTED RECF IFT. 3F INFORI4ATION THAT STOKELY CAR41CHAEL WAS TO SPEAK AT T:HIRTY-T4lI33 STREET AND o STIREET, NoV GEORGETOWNJ UNIVERSITY ?ADIn) STATIO'Vt SOURCE OF THIS INFORM4ATIONJ REPORTED THIS WASLE AEOT3SDO1ARIRADTA TTO A ERcE ALETqEPRT 20SE 01IA R00RTEND THIAT SAONIN HARTRACTED --r.tn 31,1, Lr'OTINGC AND! VFANDALISN APPEARED TO HAVE -LESSENED 7~IE6.TgE.-RL- VAERAco SEVENTEEN FIRES BET14SEN EIGHT A"no 1I~Z P!. ~PR L SXv HOIEV.-R. SoMr V7RREX~INDLrD FRON! FIRES qF-%r7' I'"U3LY ST-T DUE TO FACT IFIRES WEIRE NO)T COM1PLZT4ZLY OUT. IT-T70OLITAN POL ICE REP03TED AT ONE THIRTY ANer, APRIL SE V FN T4'T A ~ HAS E'l Dr-LIVERED TO DISTRI^T 3UILDING9 FOUR.TEENTH A": _371"E033 :N,W, A.13 THAT SCA3 BEIN4G HANDLED BY AN 06=7ICEAll DITUR3ANICE UNtIT OF IETROFOLITAN POLI.CE INi THE 3UILDI*30G Coy LLJ Library P.;CEIVEO . ~ 16 a Ro 7 .12 46 7 :3M A *1 4-7-68 MSE.I9 PIRIORITY 7t TO;. THlE PIR SI D EMT 00~5 1.~ TO0 SECRETAP Y OF STATE 005 TO:I DIRECTOR, CIA 0 7 TO: DMRECTORv D--tES.r 1%, 3T LLTGr-%MCE 17 GENCY 005 TOt DEPART12.EMT OF THIE ARM~Y 0175 TO:- DE?A3TM~E%-T OF T AS ATR FORCE TO:* WtUTS HOUSE SITT-ATIM'J P'O0it ATT,: SIECRET SERVICE (PID) FRO%!: DIRECTORv F3T LETDRAC14L 0EVTLO?%!-7NTz AND DI.TRB3AN CZa DEECERFTD3AC OM DEPITM.--T REPORTED POLICIT CARS STONED AND 6NE OOLIc-7 CA1R SUM0T AT BY'N'EGROES INJ NEGRO SECTION EVI4VG OF APRIL SIX, 7?YOR3 T H 4T 4ll!lXNOVJ BUGSI1-2SEE AND. RSiDENCES WILL BE BURNED V ERE CRCU'LATIN-Go TW POLICE,'O',T- CROLER TRUKB'BLENA: INOSI TWG1! O POICE CAS SRUKBYBLLTAN AUD:SI RSIDE'CES AND MTIES WOT-1. 33!OKZN I.N D EMONSTRATITON 3Y NEG-ROE-5 W41C1~ --p-DTD -EARLY ON APRIL SIX. NO INJ0.1IES. TWENTY-ONE 1>GRE A R STE.. . * - -.-- ROAV40K E RAPID59 %'ORT*- CAROLIN A: A WO%!MAl DRIVE"(3 WtT4 14Ei SON THV*OLGHf A N "-G RO0 SECTION WAS VOILIDED 3Y -3.ROTG!-l%V*SLUG 0..-L.4TE-..VENr.JC 0 N APRIL F-V&Z..O -POLICEZ- CR RE-'z'NDT%*fG W.3 STOMEtD, AE%l PAGE ONE XERX F~*~ QJuKCOPY copy i.F LibrarY ?AGE,.>T!VO (C- m r I WELDO'lio NORTH CAROLINAS 5"ALL G'ROI-P OF NEGROESt ANGZR"*D WHEN STOR11.S WER." CLOS-ED EARILY9 BROKE S:VERAL STORE VINDOW"- AND OV--RTURNED GARBAGE CANS OURIJG T4IRTY WTEINTERVAL. FIVE -AR.RESTS'MADE AND ORS-R. RESTORED 'EARLY EVE"11%3 4?.QIL 33IX. WILIVGTO-19 NORTH CAROLINA: D 1.RING M, IDEV EN ING .APNRIL SIX GROWP OF ABOUT TWO HUNDRED NEGROES BROKE STORE''WINDOWS AND WINDows IN. POLICE CAR. AT EQUEST OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES NATIONAL GUARD VAS CO'."MTT'%7D SHORTLY AFTER TEN F.aM. APPROXIMATELY ONE. HIOUR LATER LOOTING BROKE OUT AND -TWO FOLICE CARS WERE FIRED UPON.o CURFEW IS IN EFFECT. GOLDSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA:'-- SMALL BANDS ROAMIN4G THE TOWN BROE A NIBER OF WI-DOWS.0 SEVERAL FIRE3 BROIE OTr AND NATIONAL GLARD WAS COMM ITTED APPROXIMATELY TEN THIRTY -P.,o APRIL- SIXv.DUE TO SMALL POLICE Fop..* CURFEW IS 11 -EFFECT.**~ GREOWENSBOROv NORTH CAROLI4A: NATIONAL GUARD =JNTTNUZ_5 ON DUTY AND CURFEW IS,- IN EFF'ECT* RALErGti, NORTH CAIOLINA: NATIONJAL GUARD =O'Tl'"UE3 ON DUTY AND C T1.9FZW IS IN E FFZCT. E!D PA97- TWO PAGE TiRTr ;G o a1 rm f R 4 fI A b) C4ARLOTTE, NO?T14 CAROLI"'A: 9'!ORTLY BEFOR7 mvonr~GHT A?qTL STX, APPROXIMATETY V~E HUNvetRED FIFTY T-G=O6 GATR RED INI T4E C:NTRAL 31USl'S IsT~IT O"71- PERSOIN RZ-?07TEDLY I0%JUJP'D SY DROX~EM GLA"S CHARLOTTE POLICE' DEPARTM.ENT FOLLOWING GROUP CLOSELY* GAINESVTLLE9 FLORIDA: .AT MEETrNG OF =^"W ITTEZ FOR DEFEUSE OF THIE BLACK COMMUMITYt LEVY WILCOX AND JOE WALLS09 ,I--G;?o MILITANTS AND BLACK POWER ADVOCATES GAVE MILITANT At*TI-VHrT-- "?ECHES A ND BOTH STATD .%O0*VTOLE-'dCE ENDED VIT9 ASSASSIZUATION OF DR. MARTIN LUNHER KING,v ACCRDI'"I TO NEWS REP.FORTERS, G~ROUP MARCH'ED TO ALACHUA COUNTY JAIL AND DEIMANDED RELEA5*2 OF VVE") LES DAWKINSt OR THEY WOULD 3R EAX 'iIl 0OUT. BOTH V4LLZR AIND WILCOX INDICATZD1 TO REPORTERS T,,ERE WOULD BE TRO'.1LE V) GAINESVILLE ON N1GHT OF APRIL SIXO _A EOURCE, CO'!TACT WITH V%.fO!O HAS 3EEN INSUFFICIENT TO D T Z_Rw -'E PELIABILTTY, ADVISED THAT AN -ATTEMPT WOIJ1LD 3E MADE TO BREA*( DAWKrNs ouST OF T4z ALACHUA~ C01-INTY JAIL ON4 NIGHT OF A?RL SX. H!3SO'I:)C-; ADVISED T4AT THE SM0L GUP OF Stf-l"ORTERS Dz-"ONSTRATIMG AT TE JATL IN AFTE.RNOON OF APRIL SIX '' FLAN"'.'IG TO T;4ROW AlfrO"I"TTI-1.1 OFF G'.IARD BY !1AKING THEM THINK T 'Ir GP0111P HAD IN71,F'F'CIFFNT S!PTPORT TO 'IAKz. THT_ JAIL 3REAKo 34ERIFF OF AL-ArMUA COUNTY ,DvrI37D ON, EVSNJ!G OF APRIL SIX T4AT 0,N ORDEiS Fz%OmlOERO KI Kv LEV COL~X AND J.:oE WALLER A3RF_7T'_D FOR iItTING .1 '-f,IOT. CAROL THOMIASt A WHITE EA. '11LITA"tT WHO P43TICI?AT 1D INI ABOVE ACTIVITTITS AND AT"WHO17E '40"r- U'ALLR VA l%ARn%E'3T--Dq VA3 LIKEW13E ARi.ESTED o,, DISORDERLY Colpy L&J Library PAGE ro UR CO ID -uFfBENT E Ift -C04~DUCT C4.4 GE. 0O'J0 RO KIRK 0O3D ETED SIX HtOJD.RED M "-N, FRO' C0ONSERVATION 7I0T SQU!AD TO GAIMESVILLE. STATE31OrC GFOR'GIA: 4'E TAIRT77D IN * A GROC7-P.Y STOR... AND A RESTAURANT DU*"N%I!G EARLY M~ORNIlM401P1'3 0OI AP=!IL sIx, APPARZiTLY 3Y MOLOTOV COKTAIL3, T4'-- TZ3T47RANT i41C1.4 HAS REFU~SED %E.RVIC:: TO N--G-OFS I" A I \ 1.1DI'll."G I?00%* BUR"--D TO TN.- G1.0'ND, THERE WERE TYIO N113TANJCTS OFBOE WIND01-43, O'!IE BY ~~iIi S AV A N-4A 4. GEO- R GITA: SIX COM>PLAIT3 OF V4401AL1311 INVO3LVIMG ROCK TH'iOWJG RZOPORTED BY SAVAWI:AH4PLCD?R~N ON EVE-INING OF AP?UL SIXe TW~O S'-OOTNG ~C!~TSER&ALSO nEPRTD BUT THERE WERE 'NO PERSOMAL, I'. JULR AZS. EI G HT ?..C?EI?3DBY 41AY040 OF SAVANJNAH WAS STILL I! EFFECT*. GP-1 ZZ' ND A'&'D HOLD PL133 Copy LjB Library i, S 4 I N 9.5-1~ I-IjI.. -- - Q *~~ . tx, - * -- -,A, ' i.LIj Or -...-',. -~1~J&Till- - ~ i. -- - ~ * - %~E.I.*w~E4 * -'-FECEIVED * .**iAlva I PRIORITY%,.- * 7:-.*?.*',i<i~ To;: T HETRE SIDE NT.''4/f/ 017 c-;~; I TOv:.SKCRTARY'.OF-. STATE...W 7* ItAl TO:.-DIWECTORO, CIA -07 ' ~ ' TO:1111RECTOR ,'DEFENSE. INTELLIGENCE AGENCTY;67 IT. TO: -DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY PXX 67 - TO: DEPARrNJENT -OF- THE A IR FOR CE 07 ~ ' i.TO: VHITE-HOUSE SITUATION ROOM! 'ATT. SE CRET SERV ICE' iPIP) -.9 13 N SELECTED RACIAL DEVELOP-)'XNTS AND DISRWC.. V ASHINST41t'NDe Cl: .- .,A LOCAL RADIO STATION REPORTED SHORTLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT SAPRIL -SIX,v LAST, T HAT STOXEL Y CARMICHAEL WAS TO LEAVE WASHINGTONj ~ON APRIL'SEVEN FOR ATLANTA AND VOULD BE IN RICH-MONID9 VIRIGINIA9 APR.IL E IGHT, NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHT, FOR A. COURT APPEARANCE OF Ho- IRAP BROWN.- ' '- A VASHI%3TON, TELEVISION STATION REPORTED SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT 0ON APRIL SEVEZN" THAT'CARMICHAEL WAS'GOING~ TO ATLANTA. I.wTOX-ORROV"- FOR THE' FUNER AL'OF DRo M'ARTIN LUTHER KING* JRe.-'- - .OETROPOLITAN- POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTED. THAT AS OF EIGHT". *jFIFTY-FWIVE P*11, 'APRIL SIX ONLY TH{IRTY-FOUR,.LOOTrNGS HAD- KBEEN' REPORTED SINCE THRIE PoMow, APRIL SIX .7 "AS -OF* TEN'Pox-'? *APR IL SIX A TOTAL OF EIGHT O NE NINE INDIVIDUALS vERE INJURED#,-7.., END PACE EN.- ~tx c ' C-py .& Lirr INCUDIG. JETY-IGH'- %E.ENSEENTEEN" FIREMEN LTHREE. -SODIR So'..THERET ERE ITIZENSw* 'AS OF NINE'THIRTY PoN 0 TOTAL. ARRESTS.-VERE.- LISTED -AT THREE'TWO. -SIX THREE,v EICUDN IS HTSEVEN ..~ SIX SURGLARIES,'ONE-TWO-SEVEN-CURFEW VILTOS.EGTE ASSAULTS,I FORFUR DIrsoRDERLT CONDUCTS;t,7 -TVENTY-EIC-HT 4i. LARSEN IE S ~SEVENTEEN. .DESTROYING' PR IVATE. :PROPERT IFYOU CARRYIN DEADLY. WEAPON S,.- SEVEN.: RO1BERtIES .ND.THREE;-ZER&" sI ISCLAEO US ;4IOLAT IOS~ 5 '-r "~" . .. ~i~~DRINGEVENIM..'OF APRIL - SIX]NETROPOLTWPLICDEATE REPORTED-ONEM SOLIERSTRUlCK ON: NECK. BY"AN OBJEC A -DREMOVE I ATER. REED:- HOSPITAL'.ND TVD* SOLDIERS -STABB ED AT, AUX NLO CA TI 11 j. " REPORT.BR' CS BY'ALOCAL' RADIO IrAION:.ON APRIL -SIX, je qt_ SSTO XELY'1. CA~HElL."HAD BEEff.tARRESTED. ON-'EVENIMG -'F- THAT DATE'-*% la CARI41CH --;v4 2FOR VIOLATION. *OF CURFEWR'WAS NOT WNFIRNMD B Y RETH OPOL ITAN';POL IC~' (4;t; r~y ;-DEPARTaE?Na -,: ~ -- .j ~ ~~'~. . A ~ C 7 FEDEAL TOOPSTRENGTH IN N1S 3R 'TEN -PRECINTAE A TBE I NCRAE FRIFUR FIVEt.ZERO -MEU. ON APRIL SIX TO EIGHT".........., HU0RED ON- APRIL SEVEN*.~ *; END- PAGE TWO KPAGE THVLE _C_ fr -9 I D Z bl Z ~L ARLI.V3TON,9 VIRGI-VIA: .. -.~ AIRL I.3 T0 C UNTY FIMRE I NSPEOTOR REPORTED SHORTLY BEFORE 11!IDN IG InT ON APRIL SIX,1 LAST9 THAT SIX FIRES WERE STARTED OR VATTEMPTED IN THE SOUTH ARLIN 3-TON AREA AFTER EIGHT THIRTY PeM. C*NAPRL IXq INCIDENTS%) OCCURRED IN PREDOMINATELY WHITE N1E IC-140HROODS AN~D FIRES WERIE BELIEVED TO. HAVE BEEN STARTED BY- ~. OLTO.CCKAIS.*'ORLY -FIRE CAUSIaWG MAJOR DAMAGE WAS AT ARMY -NAVY COUNTRY.CLU3. AS OF- TINE'OF'REPORT, 'ALL'FIRES HAD BEEN E KprtIGUISHED. .- ROCAVILLEr MAR~YLAM1D: - THREE FIOLOTOV COCKTAIL FIRE BO4NG OCUaE I6.CXIL S'RTLY BEFORE wIDNIGHT 0ON APRIL.SIX, LAST. THERE WERE NOr PERSON1AL INJURIES BUT FIRE DAMAGE WAS EXTENSIVE *ROCKVILLE, * POLICE DEPARTM!ENT HA S ARRESTED V HITE MALE JUVENILE AS SUSPECT* --3ALT I' CRE, . MARYLAND: *. DURINGr EARLY MORNING HO UR S OF APFRIL SEVEN, A LARGE FIRE WAS BUR9JING IN NO R TH BALTIIORE AND JO'lhlS HOPKINS HOSPITAL END PAGE THREE Copy LlBJ Library .-. mi4 . -*J.; :, - Q*: PEFO UR:',e8-*- E-F--.1-Y* f REPORTED DEATH OF -TWO-*-FIRE VICTIMS.4;:"APPROXINATELX rT IV-^*,;i4v hi t' THOUAND ATIOAL (UARDSIEN W'ERE--- SWEEP ING. TRQt0lX-4MO?VMlTHE ~CITY-VWITHOUT -OPPOSITION. ;AOR,-D'FALESANDRG CALLED"W., 4 OBSMRVE- CURFEW .-A'ND PLACE AESPOUSIRILITT" FOX-ARS,L5IN tl) ~ .% VANDAL ISI' O* GR0 UPS OF.4TEEN$AGER: TNT ATIVE.-tST,M us. INJURED STANDS.'AT APPROXCIA tEJ ONtc4IVEzEO, .r . .4a E..L ... .cHreAGoILIO S:; . * SHORTLY BEFORE'.vlDNI "A" T.DEPARTMENT SO URCE S -ADV ISED D I SrJB ANCE S Y.YNEGROES' CON J.DonQ~t .4O WEST,.SOUTH, NORTH AND:NEAR'NRHETSDS IKFNN?~Y ~' ~ ATIPTING' -TO, PUT OUT'FIRES CAUSED' BROTERS-IN THESE, RAS~ IN WHICH REPORTS OF GUNFIRE AND LOOTINCG CO NTINUE. U U&S. - ARM Y TRCYOPS -AD-ARRIVJED AT _0" MRE-ArRpoR AND_'C)INNAND INS "CEERAL-WAS: REPORTED TO -BE CONDUCTI),M SITUATION: SURVEY. RY HELICOPr. E ND PASE FO!J UP.,~ 0 PAG E F IVTE -fCG0 N F 0[-4-9 L) JOLIET ILLINO IS:. A6C3PDIlNG TO JOLIET POLICE DEPARTM!ENT NUM'EROUS. S;ALL NEGRO GANGS WERE SUCCESSFUL IN REACHING DOWNTOWN AREA VHERE-THEY ENGAGED'.. Ii% VfIjMov 3prEAXI%~ AND LOOTM3 DURING NIGHT OF APRIL. srx.'. MAYOR HAS RzqlUESTED NATIONAL G UARD TROOPS -AND CURFEV EFFECTIVE .UNTIL SIX THIRTY A'4.t APRIL SEVEN, NEXT, HAS BEEN INVOY.ED*:..TVO IDSPITALs vIl THE -CITY 'REPORT. TOTAL, -OF FOURTEEN -INJURIES OF, PERSONS OTHER THAN PCLICE.O '>> :~. CH.ICARD~ HEIGHTS, ILLI1.NOIS: *k- WIDWBREAKING- OCCURRED DUR ING N IG HT'OF APRIL SIX ALONG TLJ' STREETS IN CHICAGO HEIGHTS9 WITH DISTMRAkCES CENTERED IN t%XL-rRO AREAw. SONIE WHITE OWNED STORES IN AREA HAVE SUSTAINED DANAGEO' * .7 . 1:' Colpy LjLj Library 1i? 42A' IIE T"o 0 THE FRS511ENT 03* E j I~ SEo'T ARY OF ST4T E 01 T DIRE."TORt CIA 011 _ T 0%_PbiRT1T_'kT I)F THfE A31Y 031 D7_p!0TA>jT OF THIE AIR FCRCS 101 WIT1TE sr3E3TUJATION 'ROO1, AITTo: 37"'0'EJ SERVICE (?ID) .3 1 . T Z''. P1 ENT3LN 1S U?3Av ZL F 31 T -..:.X. : ~ A1I!~THAT OR* HARR~Y THOIAS ZDVARDSt PDnF-S R "T J' JS E STATE COLLEGEp SAI J^5Ev CALIFORVIA HELD A4 PRESS ~ E%1Zc AP:RIL SIX AT UlIVERSITY OF TEXAS IAT EL PASO WHERE A ~~f ~ER 3"3ECZ IS'3ZIN~G HE~LD APRIL SIX THROU"OHS~EJ ;~~TE~314XTY_EI34T* HS REP3PRTEDLY STATED IN PART "YOUJ 4AVE 'DIE YCUIR LAST 1~ART11 LUTHER KI11Go FROn %40W 03 IT WILL SE. ANJ EYvFF A2 E YEv HAN~D FOR A HAV0l AID LEADER FOR A L7ADERe" HE OLLZI'ELY STATED THAT FR0X NO9W ON~ YOU PEOPLE WILL HAVE TO "DEAL ;1IT :4, !P BROWN ANI STOKELYCA!IHE. F IT T3 Ut: "' PENNSYLVA\1 IA: a,_#',A)ING TO THE PITT53URGH POL ICE DEPARTM4ENT, RL"IORS 12 !' PITT3W12GH THAI EGROES ARZ DISTRIBUTINIG- s -KERS FOR ~i:?L TO 13 SELJETED NEGRO ..zRCHANTS I'll OR'AVf ~SRUT t): P74IL SIX. AID1133NALLY IT IS RUMOR.ED THAT M.'_GaR05EZ ARE T T.XEIR W~HITE F'RIENDS TO LU'Alf' TH' ILL_SRc OA -' C 2-7 FLAN -IARCH FRON! HILL T'TITT OJ~3i ~ O SA\JD LOOTCNGe1 'H IT"- M1AL-S ARE RL 1O3RED TO 3P D131Ri3UTI G 7m H EE3'IJML 7ER %ZHOO~SiTON AREA CF T~~i~>~~T-f -~~CI~ HT3 TO ARM! ANID FIGHT VIOLEN%C.Pt COPY Copy L&j Library ~ 21Z~ Ti- riMinIT POLICE ")EPARTNiENT AS OF SIX Po.4 . f,1E'-* TH{REE HUNDRE: NXNJETY SEVEN RECORDED ARREsTS T,'_ EA>; Xi OF DISTURSAICE- 0N APIRIL FIVEp NINIETEENI sIxTYEIGHTO Tn''~ F_ AFTER4301OF APRIL SIXp SEVENTES1, FIRES WERE REPORTED AND FOR N IPNG 1, 1~i; iTSe*~~DN T:) A POLICE OFFICIAL THE SITUATION AS OF SIX .; Z I&E TO BE CALA A3D FAVORABLE* 'A'OIGTO Tli&". I-ETROPOLITAN POLICE DEPART AS OF LATS' AFEMC' APRIL SIX LOOTING HAD EXTENDED VEST OF FOURTEENTH STR~EET Ne.W* 114*710ENTSWFEE REPORTED IN SIXTEEN HUWNDRED BLOCVK. SEVENTES"ITH STREET- No.s AND TVELVE- HUNDRED'.BLOCK TVENTY:-SIX , ' 5TR?EET 4.14, THE OFFICE OF COMMERCIAL COUNSELORw -ITALIAN EltA 3YP.TWO FOUR ZERO ONE FIFTEENTH STREET. WAS BROKEN INTO AND. NPA~ETv Pt 10E Tl R E S -I- ± 1 TI A L, F.3 E S WERE R4nTT4D VEST OF SIXTEEITH STREETr NeWo A 1"OF FOUR ?,I* CU3IULATIVE ARRESTS5 TOTALED TWO THOUSA!10, FIVE-E HUi-RED T,-I'iTY; HOSPITAL INJURIES,. SEVENl HINDRED AND ONE lt%'dJ*I iCL!JTj% SIT HUJNDIR50 SIXTYFOI..t CITIZENSp. TYENTY POLICEMENv 31IXTEEPOL AFIREIEXN AND OVE SOLDIERe "'TH uNirTD STATES AR"Y HAD ADVISE'D THAT THE OWNER OF A tfIC'I: AND STORAGE C03PANY AT THIRTEE?aTH AN4D EYE-3"TREETSO V E. STA TED THAT FIFTY MILITARY WEAPONS WERE STOLEN FROX! HIS Flril 'EITHER LATE APRIL FIVE OR EARLY MORNING APRIL SIX* OAIRY DRIVERS RETURNING TO VICINITY OF TWO THOUSAND BLOCK ELZfNTH STREET WERiE R--?3RTTDLY BEInG ST-ON"r-t! BY NEMROES. A~4NYIOU'S TFLEPH09E CALL RECEIVED LAT'a AFTERNOOX AT V43I:11TO-i FIELD OFFICE OF FEDERAL BUREAU OF izvEsTrGATIOX .PC-rTl3rx THAT G4*4'" AND* ARMS ARE STORED IN BASE ET' OF DU?MAR -OTEL, 7TTT_.nT AN4D U STRFETS TO BE USED TUESDAY (APRIL Nls"EP .4'JETEEN 5'IXTYT_I.2HT* A~ ROVIN~G LEADEP OF VASHINGTON9 DoCe RECREATION ASSOCIATIONI ~VIW2.?RJIL 51.v THAT AN INDIVIDUALp A 'F'RIEND OF STOKELY C'1'0430L !.S OProRATIV3 IN A GROUP OF SIX TO EIGHT INDIVIDUALS 'riO~7E PC'-I-LE FOR STARTIN2G A NIPj3rR OF FIrS. * E20 0 HLID P L 1 P co-py LBJ LibrarY RECEIVED 1:55Fwal 4-7-63 RNK 7 1 O*a~ PR IOR IT Y 19EM' to"~* TO: THE PRESIDENT 08 TO: "SECRETARY OF -STATE 0S- *TO: DIRECTOR, .CIA. 08 IV -T-l--DIRECT0Rp DEFENSZ. INTfELL IGE NCE. ks EMUf"EZ,CT . II *; TO: DEPART ME Nr. OF THE: ARMY -09'8O m rG VHITE. HO USE ITUA TZON ROOII N i" A if,lffRvic tpwj.. R 11~ r ul ,:FIJ:~J2 - ECEDRACIAL DP 7MD:DI t. wwm T.I ATLANOTA, GERI:-, i' - 7 UP T MIDNIHT APRIL SIX'LA ST, rVELVE- FIRESNOEMOR a * WZRE REPORTED. THERE WERE- TEN TO FIFTEEN REPORTS OF WINDOW ..BREAKIrS ANDl JINOR LOOTINGs.- 'SEVERAL PERSDNS WERF. ARRESTED IFOR LARCENCY AND - CARRYING CONCEALrED* VEAPON.St HOWEVER, THIs WAS CONSIDERED NOR-NAL FOR A SATURDAY NIGHT*. NO INJURIES OR SHOOTINGS WERE REPORTED. END PAG E ONE P AG E r..f 0*(S,F -4 ALE 4miY9, G EORGIrA: THERE. WERE No INC IDE NT S OF VIOLENCE. NA ACO N, EORGIA: APPROXIr'ATELY TWNT-NEICIDENTS INCLUDED- TWO M~INOR FIRES STARTED WITH FIRE. B OXIB Sv SIX FIRE- BOMB3S -WRICH DID NOT IGNIE, . a4 A- NUITER OF WIDOWS BROKEN IN BUSINESS ESTABL ISHMENTS, ONE -IN"IDEt 'OF A NEGRO'NALE. THRow ING A BR ICIC AT- A WHITE 14ALE, *AND* ONE CITY BUS DAMAGEDr-IN COINNECTION- WITH -VHICH- MACON POLICE DEPART.ENT ARREsTED FIVE JUVENILES AND TEN ADULTS, ALL NEGRO' -NALES. THREE NEGRO M ALES IN A CAR VITH GASOLINE BOMBS ALSO ARRESTED, tvAYOR IMPOSED CURFEW A-T 12>:030 A.1-., A PRIL SEVEN TO -LAST T HE REST OF NiGHT A.ND*AS OF EARLY RMNING HOURS OF APR IL SEVEN, *SITUATIO1N..APPEARED TO.BE RETUR NI NG TO NORMAL. - HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT: - * BEGINNIN3 IN EARLY EVENING HOURS SIXTEEN FIRE BOrMBING S - OF BlUSINESSES AND HOES OCCURRED ON APRIL SIX LAST IN FIREDO1INANTLY NEGF2RO AREA. ONE POLICE CRUISER WAS SET AFIRE BY A NIOLCITOV COCKTA IL. POLICE AND OTHER VEHICLEs WERE STONED AND WINDOWS Ij? SEVERAL STORES WE RE SXAShTD. TWO POLICE OFFICERS WE RE INJURED AND SEVEN PaRSONS WERE ARRESTEDw -THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF LOOTIN3. E0D PAGE riO 0 ~ iT XERCu: y i -±lbrarTP~ o * PAG ETHREG8t fCON-IDET,, 7 I D IET ROIT* MIICHIGAN:,.~ RELIABLE SOURCE REPORTED THAT BETWEEN TEPM,APl' * SIX LA ST. TO -TWO A.1a,"' l APRIL SEVEN INSTANIT &ZHERE, YERE. EIGHTYIIT , INCIDEVTS, I,1CLUDliZ, TWENTY BURGLARIES. Olm**SNIPIN(3- "SIXTYN.JOW- OTPER' 'INCIDENTS AND ' SIX FIRES.* OTNIISARS TOTAL REACWD..'... SIX IUNDED SEVEN~ AS 0.TO7MUARI.EN.PLC4 SDRD~ * *SITUATIO0N, IN, DETRO0I1~O 'CAU AND FAOABE E -)" AN OA KLA ND FOL ICE- CAR"FOLLOWED kND-t upPD 4-SICGT CA ZWTH PUT OF TOWN -PU TE.S.. IOA Nt NEJ d.SN ER . T E ~ ~ , * U SFPCS lRED -FROM; IM,-: CAR .AND' THtAER~oct 7OALt!~ DIRECTIO0NSt.,lEADI 'POLICE*TO, BEL cONYE~ E~NGA ITRAP*- 0 N]E_ POL IC 0.'E~A EIOStOp~ NDTKOHR~ - T O W E E O U D E ,CER T A S I T U NST D E D - O A K A N D ,: P O I:0E ARTN SL E I~ O3 APRILt -IX, L AST TO HAVE RACA LO VE T N S, . 4 S~ ELSD ALT TAE - TW -WR.UNE -'WERE'- ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 'I TAE-NO UMY QJLN .,;V IPAGE FOUR A hT& LiI L L -L W- ASHIM~&TON9 D.C: AS OF r4O A.YWM, APRIL SEVEN, NIIIETEEN-SIXTYEIGHTv ARRESTS ITOTALED THREE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED TWEjTy EIGHT * ON.' TH{OUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY-NINE 1,ERE STILL IN CUSTODY AS OF THAT 'TI.NE..-THE TOTAL OF INjUjRED WAS EIrs HT. HUNDRED FIFTY..TV0,ICUIG WNYNN POLCE,SEVENTEN FIREM2EN A.ND TMREE' SOLDIERS." SHOFTLY AFTER M!IDNIGHT ON APRIL SEVEN4 KETROPOLITAN *POLICE RECEIVE!) REPORT OF -A SOM2B IN THE EJWASSY OF SO UTH" VIET'NAN' I"'ESTIGATIONJ WAS INEGATIVE.0 * tW BDIES WERE FjUDID ON THE "NORNINI OF APRIL SEVEN IN THE- RUINS OF A STORE THAT WAS GUTTED BY FIRE ONf APRIL FOUR LAST. <TVE' BODIES WERE BURNED 3EYO.Ql RECOGNITION OF RACE AND SEX. AN EARLIER REPORT THAT A BOMB WAS IN'TEDSRCTBIDN O~AS U"IFOUNMD.* COPY Lj LibrarY te . .. .~ .. . m {.. 'T '.j 4k . lk, -t wit..~~ VA.P~ 471.ER ROIT %$AP, ~ TO: DIRECT 'E R OR,D F SE IMT L I, N E AG NC 9 -TO: THIE POSENSTT IO tw~1 AT. SCETS-ICWPI) 'TO: DIRECTOR, CI9 DE.3 PMEt1 L M-LECTED RACIAL DEVELOPM'ENTS AND D ISTURBANCE S * JACKSON, N'ISSISIPI ABOUT ThREE HWNDRED TWENTY-FIVE PERSONS A SSE 21B LED AT BURNS NEG RO -T;ET HO DI ST C HURCH, OXFORDi BETWEEN SEVEN-THIRTY P-I Ne AND TEhN P 0'170 APRIL SIX LAST. APPROXIM1ATELY TWENTY-FIVE OF THE GROUP WERE WHITE STUDENTS PLUS SEVERAL WHITE M!INISTERS* A BLACK. POWER 40VENENT WlAS URGED TO BOYCOTT SCHOOLS AND BUSINESSES FOR THREE DAYS AND NEGROES NOT TO REPORT TO WORK FOR THREE DAYS* PROPOSALS M!ET STIFF OPPOSITION. NO INCIDENTS6_' END* PAGE O NE. 7 XZI. -~2~1QJCXCOPY Co)py LBJ Library '1I1SSISSIP,Pl GOVERNOR JOHN CLL WILLIA&M9 *REQIIESTED L I JR SrT3,'.ES BE CLOSED IN SELECTED COUNTIES. CHARLES EVER S9 D IRECTOR NATIONAL ASSCCIATION FOR THE 7. ADVANCE' !ENT OF COLORED PEOPLE FOR TVO DAYS HAS VISITED NEGRO AREAS IN JACKSON AND APPEARED ON TELEVISION- CAUTIONING- NEGROES - S. Ntl3TTO RIOT AND) TO STAY AT HONEV 2 . 1CHIEF- OF DETECTIVESp JACKSON POLICE DEPATNE11T CPD) ADVIED THREE'BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS. BROKEN INTO BV~ISDLATED G3ROUPS'*~ ~' WITH. SMALL ATIOUNT OF LOOTIN 10FUR NEGRO. MALES A0RESrEDNXHAR13ED:-:!4 V ITH BURGLARY - ANOTHER ARRESTED FOR. CARR YIWGCONCEALED -VAPN't- * ' AND ANOTHER FOR FAILURE'.TO OBEY. POLICE -OFFICER. VWff;jME. DID -,IOT.- -DR A. BRICLf?'- NO MAJOR, ICIDENTS. 'NO INJURIES'-?RTl9CT- VERNOR ROtE ANONE EREC Y OR DER' TRAT? CURFEW OF' ,,,EIGHT P.W OFV ..VILL RENA INIrN EFFECT OUSTILAPIEGH AS OF..TVO A*.No APRIL,.SMVN SIXTY-EIGHT 3THERE&HAVE BEN"s'2 V < SINCE THE INCEPTION OF Tlrr IDISTURBANCES ON APRIL FIVE LAST SIX HUINDRED SEVEN RECORDED ARRESTS BY THE DETROIT PD AND TVO DEATHS. ONE A NEGRO MALE SNOT BY THE DETROIT PD WHILE LOOTING. THE GTHER A I.EGRO MALE SHOT BY HIGHLAND PARX PD WHMILE LOOTING* END PAGE TWO0 % PAGE THREE i G0 I 92 4T i hL4) WASHI?GT0Nq D.C.: * ACCORDIr, TO THE METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMIENT9. AS OF FO00, A.M!. APRIL SEVEN SIXTY-E ISHT' FOUR THOUSAND ONE ARREST S REPORTED. INJUR IES TOTALED EIGHT HUN4DRED SIXTY-ONE WHICH INCLUDES'THIRTY POLICE OFFICER St SEVENTEEN FIREMEN AND - FOUR SOLDIERSO .- EY!?IS,TENNESSEE: A SO UP.CE W HO HA S FUR NISHED RELIABLE INFORM9ATION IN THE PAS7 ADVISE THAT LAVRENCE- HENRY AND CL.IFFORD HYMAN MEMBERS OF NATION OF ISLAlt WILL TRAVEL TO 7!EZPHIS APRIL SEVEN SIXTY- - EIGHT AND THEN TO ATLANTAS WE ADVISED THEY WOULD BE ARMED. THE SOURCE ADVISED THAT fENRY MAY WEAR CLER ICA L GARB -AS HE HA S IN PAST DE'ONSTRATIONSO G?-l !"D AND HOLD FOR ACK~S Copy LBj Library 'Yal PIEC-L 512P?'t 4-7-68 EX(R PRIORIka 2 2 TO:l -THE-PRESIDENT '10 . , &; '* - TO: SECREARY OF STATE"~S.<;C~*~~'"~~_ TO,: ..DIRECTORt CIA-.10 . TO: DIRECTOR, Durm:Sr NTELLIGENCE A,NC *To: DEPART'..ENT'OFT T$AR-4Y 5A TO: .'DE PA RTNENT 0OF THE A IR.,FORCM 'Iff.~ L~~ TG -0.,,WHITE -HOUSE: 'lSITUATION- ROOLIF."T ER V-C FR~ DRE CTO,F. -K , - i -~ ~ F r %- e:~1'-' TOR~I, Wz. e --~ SELCTE RAILDVEOArSgN ITUBNE ~4 OPMENTS* ~ ~ -D S U B N E'- *. t BALT IlfO RE,M !ARYLA ND: ff4;-' ' ~~ ACCORDING TO DEPUTY COMIMISSIONER KEYES BALTIMORE POL ICFJ. DEPART"IENT C.r-D) ' WALTER i, LIVELY,'JUNIOR, BALTIMORE C IV IL RIGHTFS FIGURE ARRESTED APIRIL-SEVEN, SIXTYEZO-KT CHARGED VITH ARSON OR INCITING TO ARSONG IN ADDITION THLREE DEATHS HAVE BEEN REPORTED, ONE A-WHITE MALE AND ONE A NEGRO MALE BOTH DEAD AS RESULT OF FIRES. THE THIRD WAS A NEGRO LOOTER SHOT DEAD BY THE NIGHT MANAGER OF A TAVERN!. ANOTHER NECOR0 MAL.E WAS CRITICALLY YOUNDED BY POLICE IN SELF DEFENSE. A TOTAL OF TILREE HUINDRED FIRES HAVE BEEN REPORTED9 A?PR0XI2mATELY FOUR HUNDRED ARRESTS-HAVE BEEN MADE'..-. E)lD PA%G:E ONE - --1 PAGE TWO 489ONPIdb E ffAh);L AND TYO POLICE OFFICERS INJUREDS SEVEN OTHER CIVILIANS RE PORTED- IN CRITICAL CONDITION. EIGHTYSIX HAVE R~E LVED -MINOR INJURIES 30OSTON A SSACHUSETT S: ,--. . AS OF SIX A.%-, APRIL SEVEN, SIXTYEIGHT NO RACIAL VIOLENCE VRZ?'%oRTrD IN -'AJOR URBAN-AREAS. BOSTON POLICE REPORT THEY HAVE KA D LESS CR IMIE THAN NORMAL.FOR A SATURDAY NIIGHT. NiEW ORLEANS, LOUISIAN~A: AT EIGHT P,M. AND AT EIGHT FIFTY-FIVE PeM APRIL SIX,9 I?Fj&7-TEEN SIXTY JIGHT FIRE BOr,3S WIERE T HROW N AT Two RESIDENCES. . ; oN E 3071B FAILED TO IGNITE, THE OTHER BURNED ITSELF OUT ON THE GRO UD.xc:.u-iQk-C copy L&J Library AT ELEVEN T'$ENTYTHREE ?*Me. APRIL SIX LAST LARRY BORDELON IkS APPREHENDED BY THE NEVI ORLEANS PD RUNNING FROM W~~'S SIPE'ARE HEEACKE ( 'TTLE FILLEDW ITH KEROSAIE-viAD BEEN AT THREE' THIRTY-FOUR AoNo APRIL SEVENt qIXTYEIGHT, A KCERO.SENE FIRE BOMB WAS THROWN INTO A GROER trSTORE.' THIS STORE HAD ALSO BEEN BURGLARIZED*. THE FIRE CAUSED 3.LIGHT DAMAGF. A 3R ICK VAS REPORTED AS BEING THROWN THROUGHK A WfINDOW OF A'-*.. j,- RESIDENCE AND A FIRE REPORTED.-ON TM-. ROOF OFVTHE HARMONYIN SLIS H{I' DAMAGE -REPORTED. ""ACCORDING TO- -THE'-CHlCAG6;;PD NINE INDDIVUALS'DMEf' N'~. END -PAE7TVO.-' jj7 - - r ,j .~ ~.. ''Ir v . ., -. F * I -- PAGE~ - HE AOF N HIT M APRIL FIVENt SIXTYEIGHTANTHEIDIDULDEDO E Ir T HU!'DRED NINETY THMEE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AND PROCESSEDS IT I S EXPECTED THAT DAX!AGE WILL RUN INTO MILLIONS WITH THE fc-AVIEST DAMIAGE PRINCIPALLY ALONG M4ADISON STREET IN CHICAGO*S 'VWEST SIDE.* . A PPROXI'I.ATELY FIVE HUNDRED FEDERAL TROO PS ARE TO BE DEPLO YED) AT APPROXIM4ATELY FIVE A.M. APRIL SEVEN,-SIXTYEIGHT IN THE THIRD,."... (WOODLAWNX AND ) SEVENTH. EiNC-LEVOOD) CHICAGO' PD DISTRICTS& AN EXECUTIVE ORDER HAS BEEN SIGNED'BY THE PRSIDENT. FEDERAL IZ ING7 ..TaE ILL INO IS NATIONAL G UARD.: - .- A=CR]Dltn TO'THE ROCKFORD, ILL INI ODANDY THE-. WINNEBAGO C00-TY SHERIFF'S OFFIcE ONLY TWO INCIDENTS'HAVE BEEN REPORTED W#HERE WHISYEY BOTTLES AND. DEBERI.S HAVE BEEN" THROWN THROUGH VWINDOWS OF RESIDENCES. ROCKFORD IS CONSIDERED TENSE.* ~A Y00 OD , ILL INOI-S: .-*~# " .. THE IMAYfOOD, ILL INO IS PD ADVISED THAT AS OF TWELVE THIRTY. A.%. APRIL SE VE N, SIXTYEIGHT NO INCIDENTS OR ARRE ST HO WEVER, PREA TENSE .7-- END AND HOLD FOR ACKS Colpy LBJ Library T2: i~ .Q.SIDENT 120~ J "RETLARY OF STATE 2. D IRECTOR, C'IA 12 RZ~CTOR, ]DEFEN-L' INTELLIGENCE -AGENCY- 12 ~ .-EARMN OF iTHE ARPsy 2-* t. * - ' DEPART,%-MNT OF -THE AIR' FORCE12' i ,'~ 0" 7t~ WRITZ HO USE SITUATION ROON,s -ATT.SERTStI PD) FROA: UI&RECTOR,JrBI. -* * SL~3JCT --.SELfZCElRACIAL-. DEVELOPMEW IJAfeNSTUJRBANJCES-' ) 4TSEG~ LA8A-%Av -f AZ~ t ENF 0L3W.EEF A LITN-'-OFF I CIALS HAVE-: RE PO liiD P PROXIM4A'E, ..-'l'Ui iisOF T.USXEgjqE ,INSTITUTEh SEALED .:OFF.:: ;~ ~: RiT~'OF- i[ SC,4ooL-'.VHO VERE'tIW'A-SPECIAL SESSION*::'-TRUSTEES EE- COLIZ NA "ROOM11M.-A 'HALL -0F';ZHK -INST ITUTE'-.WITHOr U'FOODi' -LAVATOtTr < FA I T IES O3 0S O:'LE}ONSTUDENT05-: IGNORED -TEi%4?RARY---: * LNIJ Ul ^T 13 4 AAEIST STIREI-C L;'ADrRS IS-Ure-D BY. A STATE CIRCUITJUDG.o * ~-RIF F T4N.-COUNTY,.ALA3AA , 'APPEALED TO GOVERNOR FOR ASSISTANCE:- ~*SMEXMR$ ~V3ERS OF -ALABAMA &NATIONAL GUARD WERE REPORTED TO-Bt I-V.1.0 6T7- T -0 THIE SCHOOLe NO VIOLENCE 'REPORTED EXCEPT SLA S HI N r OFTl.,ES 1 C~ 2I~ '~"S UTOIO3LE IN A > ITION TO O'CHOOL PRv- "DEN4T DR. LUTHER ~. ~JR-P 3"SIL O'CO"N'R% CONGRSSNOIAN' FRAMMI' P. BOLTONip OTHER? -0S~ R OF-TRUSTOrS CON)FINAE" 3Y STU.r)E%.'T.T" P?Ct?TZO TO BE 0* 0. * -35TO1\4 INt N"%R?O INDUSTRIALIST OF 31771INGHA49 ALABAM2A; EL'/K. A LASSER OF 31AN:)EIS UNIVERSITY; D"R*. D, PATTER.Sol., FA12. T rO -eeIF ZT9 A f-r . .6LZ_Z _NT E)2 ?.RIT' * OF 1USKEGEE I.NST ITUTS A10 PRESIDENT OF THE PHELPS- ' * ST^7" _UZ~ Or- NEVI YORX, NEJq YORK;'AND WILLIAMR 5OEN WAL CHAIR.-AN O.T,4Z 30A.0D OF A.7-1E ?I f.A SECURITIES- CORPMRTION,o 'NEW YOR. ' * XI hUNDIRED NATIONAL ,GUARDSM1EN AND SEVENTY ALABAMA-STATE. T?O MR AR'll-IS ON CAMM'U AT THREE FIFTEEN A. Mog, kPRIL -SEVEN& ,113iI FOic:- R-1.ACHED Ti.cq r-fArvE WHERE THE TRUSTEE.3 WERE BEING I&LD, TH{ 3TUDAEnTa- HAD DISPERSZD AND -THE TRUSTEES HAD BEEN RELEASED VWITIl aUT HA~ OFFICIALS STATE THAT THE 3-C*H00L CLOSED- INDEFINITELY, AND SToA TZ M4S7.2UTIOX BEING3 CONSIDERED FOR THE ILLEGAL CONF IN E%;lENT v :~2!FIT TS'JnSEE: *- . 'iH3POLrcq, DEPARTMENT 'RE P.RT ED SP OR A 1I1C ACTS OF- I~T I 'T, AA'SO0Y-J9, Nl) 6NIP-fI\lG CONTINUE! TFROUIJIM APRIL SIX I1J M P4.I S. -..T-T;:, YZA3 OLD NEGRO MALE RECEIVED 430OR GUNSHOT .OUN,DS 'HE: Q A~E Y POLICE VHILE -ATTEAPT"NG T3 BREAK 1-.T"* A LIQU01 ST oe *~.~> NZ-1iROJ _3ALE9 SHOT 3Y A ~EIHSPOLICE -N-cR HILE LOOTINUS - 3TZ7~E, MED ON .9NI~G OF APRIL SIX. OVER THIRTY THRE~E HUI E *4 ."'A3~~TI O'JAL GUARDS E' A3,q O'N 'j*LTY AT IE11PHIS f%70PE'f%AT ING WITH * L '~3 A CURFEW WAS 'PLACED INTO EFC TSVNP .LNI T 1. PR-IT- SEVE71 Tqn' CITY ~LSRELAT lVELY CALM AT. - 4ID NIGHT. ~ T'IMSSE: XZ~CXC. QuA-I COYj L& j tibrary Rig 'lip- ig-41*Ti&lz R'JING T:-" I'RFE70 PERIOD FRO:M TENI P. Not APRIL FV, AT T": M'I aPRIL '*IX, LAST9 FIFTY''F'OUR, PERSONS WERE ARRESTE6 0*~i T~!Es%'N35E* A AND- I COLLTGE WAS' SEALED OFF -BY'RETROPOLITAN .I DEP;lRT:lZljT AND TENJNESSEE NJATIONAL GUARD FROI, EARLY. MORNING J.*.T."L FIVJE THIRTY P. A*, APRIL -SIX LAST9-AFTER.AERHO NPR,~~ i%J-R 11IPQSED TWENTY-FOUR HOURS BAN 0ON LIQUOR.. AND. IEIREARal45SL.:AN 4Fr A2AI4. WEZZT.-INTO-EFFECT AT SEVEV..P. EsAPR iL sIMP. .LAnT"~ PPROXIi-ATELY FIJ TY PERSON'S ARRESTED BMTEERI 'START- i,CURFEV-i AN .6 16 -JIGH{T. APRIL. SIX; THERE- WAS M~INOR. LOTNt.;IW,POET.'D -' 9-FORT ..OF A.k'SUIPER-f-IRIING BU 'NO._k.V0WX'SERI6&US NJURS~ IiNORTE.~ -CONSIDEED SITUATION T'3:VL'UDRCNR~ lt4b*.i,:N0RTH, CAROL INA " .'DURrft*G EARLY. -KORNING li1OUS7XV"AR1rS J ~IS AAA, .ONE.-'HUNDRED -AND O-0.4: JIVE *"ZERO. '* VS r ! ___RO ..:.NAT OXAL GUARD,: DETACHM~ENT S :WERE' SENT ROTEM.. FEHOU~- A,iE As, 0.1 .moRsNiG. OF- APRIL' SEVEN, AFTER..A'NUMBER.OjIE FU ~IIAND 5 Q0.1E PROFERTY.DAM1AGE -OCCURRD 1EINN 4 URIG THE'LT j>~~r U.IiS -S OF A PR IL SIX9. LAST.* -~Ai~BODY' .0Q-NATIONAL -BUA]RD,,..E;sl.-KEL! ON'~/ N PD 2 T HREE air 0.r "20E ?7OJR. C 9 r- f 'TI-I- ~ j*~r, -ALtT '4011il7ii. AROLINTA DUING E ''RLY- NORNING . HOURS OF APRIL SENrNEVROLS INCIDENT ~I~OR OOTNG ROK TROWNGA'I ATE~PTED ARSON WERE ATTRIU~j -."T R E373 YOUTHS STILL ROAM0~G THE CITY ACCORDING-TO iCARLOTTE A.. 7 E P RT4 EN T WHJfICH REPORTED A M1INJIMUM 0F..THIRTEE.? ARRESTS CON~NECTED 'VIT;M CIVIL. DISORDER-S.. SITUATION WAS RE PORTED. -AS QUIET SHORTLY. BEFORE. H."1 1177~, 1.0*:1TH CAROLIN14:* T:-.;FI_TY-FIllE N E -3RO0E 3 WERE AIR REST ED FOR:DISTURSING THE.PEACE. 7) JUi E 01P P0. P ERT Y DAMAGE'VERE REPORTEI)s NO,;TH CAROLINA: UT3 --V rZNT Y -7I1VE AR RESS ''FOR CU A%FAZW VIOLATION~S WE R REPORTED, ',T. E V EIT Y -F IV -7 'REST F OR I,,U R F Z' VIOLATfONS VERE R EPX?RsTZrD. L D. A, .AdM~ DECLtSS=E LO0. L23564, Scc. 3.4 ot~ . t", . . A V4 'JJ6 (A PIN5 _NOIAH PEIEN~L r' --TO. : ERTAYt SAE T02? T HO fS SFIUA TI* O. ' ROOM., o'!SE E A.IE PD TRO 1 DI E T R IFB -wr. - , OAKLAESNDE POIC m7*RTE TOPPEEA- PCOU:STAEIT ODUTROFTO~CR IDSOSPPADTOCEFOMLLIRTOS WHC~ LD OLCETOBLIGTEYNERGE LED fNT ArTAP.O ITO CUD D IRD TW WEEW,DD.A4 LAE ADQIT .-O .'EAT ET OF M- ARY- V-" 16 r FOU BLOCS FHOUS SITUATON REOoAT SHR EARERY SEMI HAD C E EN D PAGE ORtEY eb~ %aQ CiPY %oyLJ irr PAGE tWO REwRE a.N.rz-4 WERE BROKEN. LOOTING 0CC ED AND.INJUJRIES.RPTE FOURTEENo..TWE.NTY-THR.. R~ ESTS HAVE.BEEN RECORDED AS Q AL A. e l-APRIL. SEVEN,9 SIXTY-EIGHT, -ALL NEGRO. THRM HAVE BEE CHARGED WITH LOOT ING-* REMAINDER. BEING CSO~D -ME -CARS% VITH, . WHITE OCCUPANTS HAVE BEEN TARGETS -OF. BRICKS.,,AND DEBRIS. SOME "Zi*~. G3uNrIRE By. POLICE OVER' HEADS OFRIOTERS. ,_.THE_. ZEPtiY-'SHRIFF .: FEDA.-BURST..OF MACHINE .-NTRACER AMUITO*WT H A4.~W/ NO IREPOT OF QNUFR NPRT.FROES~AN6CNIEE 00 ..... TO " BE 'IN*TOSNS.~I A r~.vACORN;TO ICAGO. IOREH HASfiRt SIN ED:RELIABL INFO]RIAT IO4tTEPST '.RAYiB OLDEN -PRESIDEW NATN'fIONAL ASCAION . OR THE--lADVANCEMENr* O.F, *C.OLORED PEOLXOIE C~ALLED -M.EETIltG -:SIJORTY ItEFR 1IDN IGHT.-IAPFRIL SINZ UASTrPffIN ' N NOUNDENT- -OF- CURFEW,.A!fOUNT--'OLIVE-BAPTIS T i'a. KAI,f~ , KN %CHI~CJ "HC SATTENDED' BY WEOSNGO-Yor; 0DNA RITICAL OF. YOTS O OTRA F.VIOLEN~CF TTN.TA HY~ :SHOULD .HAVE..VAITEDIJ?4UTIL ThAn-TSR, ELEVEN .N~E 2% TAE~TA 'SAE TIN-AS OCCURRED NIGHT..OF .API7SIX.-LATVOL OCRNIG [ O AP ILSEVN,SIXTY 'G~TiANOTHER MEETING' IStSCHEDULED TO BE'HELD-AT-ONE-THIRTY Po'",. ,AT:-THl- SAME.*-CHURCH-To-IDISCUSS'ACTIVITIE' FOR -RIGHT OF APRIL SF.Vr. 14, SIXTY-EIGHT. ,' JOLIET'PD ADVISED THAT'AS OF ZARLY A.H.AfIL SLVN SIXT EIGHT NEGRO DISTURBANCES uNDER CONTROL B UT AREA TENSE. END FAGr TWO.:.. r. .. 7 .4. lv. 7 - 'AL NT GEOGI.o.. COINGRESSMIAN JOffN DAVIS, DEMOCRAT, -'GEORGIA ADVISED A"No-APRIL SEVEN,9 SIXTY-EIGHT THAT- HE. RECEIVED INFORMATION -FROM- A MINISTER... W4O WAS *CONCERNED ABOUT THE SAFETY 0F' PRESIDENT JOHNSON IF:.THE, PRESIDENT TRAVELED TO ATLANTA TO ATTEND -THE FUNERAL' OF.MARTIN LUTtHER.'KIN%G, JUKIOR. NO SPECIFICO FO R THIS' CONCERN * ERE' OFFERED BY THE MINISTER OTHER'THAN HE IS 'AWARE'OF,THE. UNREST''AND GENERAL. v XN ATMOSPHERE WHICH. PREVAILS I N ATLANTA.'I OP:WI tD AND THOLD. FOR ACKS ., . . ...~' COPY LBj Library 4.4. 4 4w a . v.~~ ez :' 4-4 44$ a.J.*., % I- X3n J. 7% 7 PM 6P'14;-7-68. E XR PRIOPITr: WA VI TE' HO USE SITUATIOJ- ROOM" ATTENTION: SEPTSEMVCE. (PID 013 FROM1 DIRIECTOR, FST. .SSASSIN4ATION 0OF M ARFTI M L fJT H E x'G Jr"., FCIAL M.ATTERS L AW RE.1CE- G.HNI Y4 '1 E3 Ei OF R EVC LUT I ONI'QY ACTI' 10N-MOV- 142*1T, IS GAT4,iE.I'.JG A G3OUP OF ARM"E .L~ 1 % CVv 7 1 13AL I ZT TO GO TO TF-.-IS E"'ESEE-, FOR A ?':Z RIAL FO( FPIL_ '--TV .41 TE z I XTYE IGHT, AlID TO ATLA,"T.49 JAI APFIL NI 4~ '1 &-T Z SIXTY' IGHT. HE:.FY PLA.-* -A VII hI ~TfR,~I N A %i RICHAD 142-NFY OF OETPOITo X41CU"GA"t 57.12 GInVft TO PI At 4D ATLAiNTA. OFIGU -LLY- P0L ANMS WERE TO0 T"AV'L IN3 -P^UFS OF - THR71- OR. FOUF. 5 IT 4 ~AV- DECIDED I~JTA TO GO 1"'PIVIDUALLY WID Al"'T, IN VICUIlITY OF TRE LOPRAU-1c MOL Cl &%P~-I LAWFEM~C HENRY'IS FREE L A'-.-#3RPrE ILOFEUETYCRISGNI SHOUJLDER 'HOLSTER. N:* PLA q E iYAY' CPr-Y~ GUNJ IN IOO?PHF B3.' 4wRYI NEGRO -nALE* FIVE FEET9. EI GHT INCHi:!FN .4 IG. T M1EDIUM DAMK COM!PLEXIO~J OEFVE ZERO FGU-.DSv MEDL1 BUILD# --.-.. - . s1F~T BLACK~ JiIAIP, BORN JULY':F0Ui- NINETZEEN THIETYFOUR9, . PHrLAD L PH r A. -. LU~D FAGE' ONE .4- XERX -ZiQUICK COPY - copy j.B- Library r V oft Li -a*: V V PAGE TWO -C- .0 A3I~~t~Tt. *IOTHERS REPORTED IN T.HE GFOUP APE JOHNIORYANT,Jt MHOMX~~ -BEEN ACT-IVE INJ CONGRESS OF.RCA ~AIYI.CVL.IIT * ROP -.PHiLADELPHIAlt CLIFFORD. OA A EL-4 ANJD NARCELLUS M4DREWS*- JOHN BRYANTt 4Re,. 7k NEGRO *AL E * BOMN AUGUST. FIVE, NINETEEN TWENTYSIXt- IS A. D.ISABLED VETEUN-V ITH "PSYCHOSIS DEYMIENTIA PRAE6'%wX.SEVEREe." 4E IS SIX MFl"T IN, XTEIGHT, O-NE NIN&E ZERO POUNDS, BLACK HAIF,r BROWN EYES..'ELL BurMT CLIFFORD NATHANAEL 4IY'.vAR 13 A N4EGRO f ALEt, RORNJ OCTOSE9 TWENTYFIVEIV NMET.Eq THIRTYONE AT X.:.*T9 MAYLANBe HE -IS. FIVrZ FEET, S"VE3E AND ONE HALF HZ~E I fICHT'r WEI34S 0:L f U AER POUNDSt SLENDEER QUILD9 3LAC%oK 9AIF, BROWN EYtS, ..Df - DARK B: POWN COMPLEXI03t CHR0%lIC SEVERE PARANO3ID TYPSo, jOHN~ rum~pt ALSO KilOWN AS TALI" ZMEIR9 IS NIN4ETE"~ YEAR~S OLD. HE IS I-F RO MAL.o -THERE IS NO DE.5CRIP'1109 AVAILA"!2F ONJ 04ARCELLUS' ANDMES, PHILADELPHIA* HYMANJ PLANS TO TRAV L Tl2 ME?APHIS AND 'ATLANTA I N 0OME NINE SIX FIVZ CR 00,1E NINE SIX SIX'GRAY OLDSMOBILE WITH BLACK VINYL TOP, -REPORTEDLY OTHERS ARE INVOLVED BUT. IDENTITIES.;, UNXNOWN. ALL Al"E ARMED AN1D DANGEROUS, . - . * END AN ACK '.. -...-- ~ - .- r- Colpy LBj Library r1*6 '13% 'N EFDWR %A 8 ., -'.. .Seep M 4-o7-69 EXR IOR rrY ~ TO' THE PRESID-RT 14.. TO: SCIRETARY OF- -STATr ,13 TO: DIRECTOR9 CIA 13 -. . TO: DIRECTOR,# DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGEN4CY .1-3 TO: DEPARTMENT OF THCE ARMY 13 TOt DT,_PARTMF.NT OF THZ A TR FORCE 13' SCESRVECP) TO: W4ITE 4OUSIE SITUATION ROOMP ATTo.. ERTSRVC PD FROM!: DIRECTORp, FBI SEL-ZCTED RACIAL DEVELOPMEZNTS AOD DISTMB3ANCEZI PITTSBTJRGHVP~TJ3LAI ACORIN O HEPTTSBURGH POLICE DEPARTIMENTr (PID) A OALORDN T?OIT~L THREvE HUNDRED ARRESTS HAVE BEEN iAD E siNcz 'aPRIL FOUR LAST& PD ALSO REPORTS THAT Z.DURINGVEIGO APRL IXLAS AD LDERLY WHITE FERALE WAS SERIOUSLY IJURED BY A FIRE BOMB AT HER HOME IN THlE H~WO TO.P EOT ~.I TRAT. SITYUATION QuIET -As OF sIrX A.PMI. APRIL- SEVENU.SIXTYEIGHTS DETROT-Tv NICHIGA4~ - I A SOURCE WHO HAS FjjR4ISHED RELTABLE:IFRAINI H -I PAST ADVISED THAT FROI TWO AoNe.'TO SEVEN AeNo. APRIL SF-VE, sIXTYEIGHT THERE WERE TH4IRTYTWO INCIDENTS9 INCLUDING T EN -BURGLARIES AIND THREE FIREs. THE SAME SOURCE ADVUSED THAT THERE E NIED PAGE O4tE XEROX. .QJQ copy LBJ Library PAGE TWO 44CVHTIDAMTIR At 7 HAVF. BEENI A TOTAL OF SEVEN H UN DIIED N -Z ARRESTS. *SEATTLEt-WASHINGTON:* J oe FCAST FRSOCRE ACCORDING TO POLICE AND.IElFdILTHE'rz.sOCURD; .DLRN -IH F PISIX LAST*IN NEIGHBORHOOD" AREAS .IN' SEATTLE. MOLOTOV COCXITA ILS -BEL IEVED TO -BE, CADMSe. INJURaYp -NO' LOOTING, - AA3E NOT EXTEz%NSIVE*-j....'.-"-_-.7w,.-. 0' z. * -GAINESVILLE9' FLORIDA t ~r - ACCORDING TO THEANEVLEP t IVFITE-iN AoN-ARI BRAKN SNC IGT FArIL,nu SIX LmA v -Irinm '-API SEVEN9 *SIXTYEIGHT, THERE HAS BEEN-ONLY ONE,- IN~CIDENOFVNOV NEW ORLEANS9. LOUISIANA' T "7*.-ACCORD INGl TO THE DEPUTY SUPER INTENDE-41t OF'THE NEW ORLEANS _T [ FD DURING THE EVENIN!G OF APRIL SIrX LAST CIRCtLARS'WERE PASSE.D * T O-GUT BY PARTICIPANTS OF THE.RACIAL MARCH{ BY* THE NAT IONAL T, ASSOCIATIONI FOR THE ADV'ANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE. YOUTH GID UP T. AND THE DILLARD UNIVERSITY MOTORCADE.* A COPY OF ONE3 OF THE CIRCULARS WAS OBTAINED AND MADE AVAILABLE TO THE' FBIo THE CIRCULAR WAS SIGN*tD UHITED LIE-RATION4 AND SPAIR?ICISTS LEAGUE F.TJRNISHI%IG A TELEPHONE NUtWB*TR LISTED TO JOSEPH SEYMOUR VFRRET, JU'UiORv AND ANNOUN~CING A RACIAL MARCH FOR SATURDAY APRIL T HIRTEEN NEXT AT. ELEVEN Aeff. TO PROTEST THE SHOOTING OF ROBERT END PAGE TWO F !.-- - PAGE THREE (c~?DE-4t"A~ LEE BOYD IN NEW -ORLEANS -ON' MARCHf TWENTYEIGHT LAnST'BY'*Nv,V ORLEANS PD OFFICER DURING THE COURSE Of- A BURG6LARY INVESTIGATTION& :-CIRCULAR CLAIMED THAT BOYD WAS MURDZRF.D BY rd"E 'POLICE OFFICER.AND THAT T1{E' MARCH WAS TO DEMAND THAT BOYD*S MURDERER GETS HIS'JUSTICE&* -THE *CIRCULAR STATED THAT "NON-VIOLENCE DIED VITH MARTIN. LUTHER. KING. 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FOR ?o T4O I NS J.4 -a SO1S 3E V T Y -E: I GT NATI101 A 1 GUARIDSMEN- HAVE- BEEN ORDERED. :T) ':I"ESVILL9 A7,W FLORIDA 1^ 0V 0.RNOR CLAUDE' KIRK IS REPORTEDLY -. -.UTZ TH'~E .r-v. .:4 - -44 U . copy LB~J Library RZECLVED 12:12M 4-863 MS 19~8AR~ 805 27 ~ O PRIORITY-01T TO: T EPRSDET00 TO: SECRETARY OF STATE 001 s TO: DIRECTOR, CIA 001 AGENCY 0'1 TO: DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INTELLIGENC15GECYse TO: DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 001 . * TO: DEPARTMENT OF THE 'A IRl FORCE 001 TO: WHITE HOUSE. SITUATION ROOM, ATT,:- SECRET. SERVICE (PID) FROM: DIRECTOR, FBI E SELECTED RACIAL DEVELOPMENTS AND'DISTURBANCES BALTIMORE, MARYLAND: AS OF EIGHTTWENTY P.M. TONIGHT UNRULY CROWDS WERE ST ILL ON THE STREETS OF EASTERN AND WESTERN- SECTION AND SPORADIC r LOOTING OF LIQUOR STORES REPORTED. CURFEW ARRESTS BEING MADIE.. MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE: . E THE SCHEDULED MEMORIAL MARCH FOR MARTIN LUTfHER KING, JR., WILL BEGIN IN MEMPHIS AT ELEVEN A.M. CENTRAL STANDARD TIME4j APRIL EIGHT, SIXTYEIGHT9 AND WILL LAST UNTIL FIVE P.M. CE-iT_RAL STANDARD TIME. JAMES MORRIS LAWSON, JR., ONE OF THE MARCH LEADERS AND AN. OFFICIAL OF THE SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, STATED . THAT HE EXPECTED THIRTY TO FORTY THOUSAND INDIVIDUALS IN THE' MARCH . AND THAT A MEMORIAL CEREMONY WILL BE HELD. AT RIPH IS CITY HALL.O . END PAGE ONE PAGE TWO (~WIETA~~-Ti THE MARCH WILL BE LED BY RALPH D. AB"ZRNATHY, THE NOW DE FACTO LEADER OF THE SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP ODNFERENCE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: AS OF NINE FIFTEEN TONIGHT SNIPING AND LOOTING WERE IN / PIROGRES IN CHICAGO 'S VEST SIDE. ALSO FIRES. ARE BURNING. EARLIER THIS EVENlING ON' THE SOUTH SIDE SECTION OF CHICAGO A?PROXIMATTLY TWO THOUSAND PERSONS WERE GATHERING. THERE WAS ALSO A GATHER*ING OF TWO THOUSAND DISCIPLES AND BLACKSTONE RANGERS, BOTH NEGRO YOUTH GANGS AND REPORTS ARE THAT A LARGE DISTU RBANCE TS TO TAX.E7 PLACE TO'NIGHT. (;Rpy LB QJCI J' Librairy XERO QUI., _COp.C. JOILET 9 ILLINOIS: BU N N IN J L E FA N D y H GH W DS BIG FIRES ARE BRIGI OITF~NDB IHWNS WASHINGTON, D.C.. AS OF SIX P.M. TONIGHT TOTAL ARRESTS IN. WASHINGTON. D.C,p MADE INCIDENTAL TO RIOT WAS FOUR THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED FIFTYTWO, AS OF FIVE P,M.w TODAY INJURIES TOTALED NItNF HUNDRED FORTYSEVEN9 INLDIGFORTYTWO POLICEMEN, EIGHTEEN *FIREMEN,o FIVE SOLDIERS AND E IGHT HUNDRED EIGHTYTWO CIVILIANS. . AS OF FOUR. P.M .TODAY A TOTAL.: OF SEVEN HUNDRED TWELVE. FIRES-HAD BEEN REPORTED SINCE THE. START OF - ..THE RIOT AND SINCE FO UR M FO.UROU-ADDrT.IONALFIRES' HAVE -BEEN.** ~-~REPORTED Jt-N THE, AREA& .' AT -A'RRESS CONFERESMC. H)LD_AT.T ED[PHYS..roti~ S~U PPErR CL.S TWO: TWO- TW SEE GER-l-A ET A~- *x g PAGE'THREE 4cQ*Fl-MNTLL * l%tr -~WHICH WAS ATTENDED BY SEVERAL NEGRO LEADERS, *A DESIREWA EXPRESSED THAT ALL BUSINESSES IN THE AREA CLSkNTESA fO RESPECT FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.O STOKELY CARMICHAEL OF THE STUDENT NON-VIOLENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE (SNCC)v WILL REPORTEDLY HEAD AN AUTOMOB ILE CARAVAN. DEPARTING WASHINGTON, D.C., FOR RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, AT FIVE THIRTY A.M. APRIL EIGHT, SIXTYEIGHT. IN CONNECTION-WITH A COURT APPEARANCE' THERE ON THE PATOF H.- RAP BROWN, CHAIRMAN,-(SNCC)o DETROIT, MICHIGAN: T DURING- PERIOD TWO P.M. TO SEVEN P.M. TODAY THERE WERE A TOTAL OF FIFTYTWO INCIDENTS REPORTED TO THE DETROIT POLICE ~DEPARTMENT INCLUDE TWENTYFOUR BURGLARIES, SIX FIRE REPORTS, TWO ARSON FIRES, SIX SNIPING REPORTS AND FOURTEEN OTHER *4INCIDENTS. ACCUMULATIVE ARRESTS AS OF FIVE P.M. TODAY-WERE SEVEN. HUNDRED -NINETYSEVEN WITH MAJORITY OF THESE.BEING FOR VIOLATION OF C UR FEW. ,..v.A END PAGE THREE PITSURH THIRTYSYLVATNIGHT TWO THOUSAND THREE HUN~DRED FIFTY NATIONAL 43 UA RD SK EN WERE GP1 ~END AND HOL ~L.rr ~1~P -!-6~ SXF PRICRITY T'%: TJE RECEim~:T6 TO: 7-ECRETARY OF STATE 5 XARCEVE TO: DIRECTORp CIA5 TO:DIECTR,DEFE44SE INTELLISENCE AGENCY To: DEPART! .ENT CF TaE ARMY 5-:I~A~ TO: DEPART"IENT OF THE AIR FORCE 5 92 *TOS 'VKITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOMl ATT s SECRET SERVICE (PIP.) FRO%' DIRECTOR FB I - ?.. .1. ~ ~ rm?~oACltL %IEVLOPNENT Sa AND _DrISTL%9ANCES,,. ASvF O #le.1. APRIL 'EIGKT A TOTAL: OF-'FIVE -THOUSAND TNM:E 'P ~ED.T~IIRT -THREE: ARRESTS HAVE. BEEN.-NAL 'INCLUDINq~---~ r,' T 'F EW !SAn NI UNDREDFORTY. FIVE IfflOFEV VIOLATIONS. O A t ~ O~OT~SA' TvIIYOEIJR EOTD~INMLUD INOFIFTY POLICE 5'9 E~C~ EIG HT EE? F IR&E E N S IX SOLDIERS9 ANO INE HutDE FOT4EE CTIWtS, -ta~TUArrom- In. 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CURFEW4 EVNPM.Bf *~~~~ WIC.N?3ROFICD?T AS NOT DECRE,ASING Ti? POLIC WERE - 7 ORDERED TO 3EGIN HiAKM3 ANASS ARRESTS OT .PERSOPJS,ON THE. STREET* v END PAGE TWO:-IP I E I -2 f f- AS 3 3 1INE P.*M THE NU NSER OF INCIDENTS HAVE DECLINED. IT 13 REPORTED THAT A DEMONSTRATION VILL BE HELD IN THE. LC IP AREA FOLLOWING THE FUNERAL FOR DR. KING ON APRIL NINE. Th!R5 PER?SIST OF PLANN~ED FIRE BOMBI1NGS.* SNIPER. FIRE REPORTED AOF F~IVE FIFTEEN P.oX. APRIL EIGHT. Il TIHE EIRLY EVENING OF APRIL EIGHT THE CHICAGO POLICE '-4EPARTIENT RA IDED THE GARFIELD) ORGRNIZATION9 SELF-DESCRISED CITIUMITY 0FR~OVEM ENT ORGANIZATION ON THM WEST SIDEv AND ARRESTED FUR J.DIVIDUALS'ANID ARE LOOKING FOR TWO0 OTHERS WHO WERE REPORTEDLY ACTIVE IN4 SETTING FIRES O4 TM WEST SIDE DURING ]DISTMRAINCES TI- APRIL FIOURp NINETEEN SIXTYEIGHT& INCLUDED IN THOSE ARRESTED WEN FEDERIC DOJGLA S ANDREVS9 GARFIELD ORGAN.IZATION OFFICIAL,9 AN71 ED'IARD "FATS" CRAWFORD,p SELF-PROCLAIMED LEADER OF THE. N4T 'IGNL NEGRO RIFLE ASSOCIATION, A M!ILITANT. BLACK -NATIONALIST E iv RUMOR~T PERS!OIST Oil THE EVENING OFAPRIL EIGHT OF 1,21PEND ING -A V10LENEo SRICT CURFE IS IN EFFECT ENFORCED BY. TWO. WMftv..D : !AT IONAL GUARDSMENr N HUNDRED STATE POLICE, FORTY SHERIFF. )~:UT~3AND FORTYFIVE CITY POLICE' ENe, GP-1 Colpy LJLibrary 4-m.39 AM! 4-9-65 HFLIi TO: THE PRE SIDENT 003 TO: SECRETARY OF STATE~22 ."C4 AM, A3 Ta: DIRECTOR# CIA 002 TO: DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY O82- __ TO-s DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 802 02 TOT -DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCES02 TO:. -.-HITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM, ATTe: SECRET' SERVICE. (PID) IOtDRCO9FBI - SULECTED-RACIAL DEVELOPMENTS* AND DISTURBANCES * ..4 CHIICAGO* LLNIS: ' 0 AS OF EARLY EVENING APRIL EIGHTO NIINETEE~ SIXT.YEIMMr, THE CITY WAS RELATIVELY QUIET BUT TENSE. -A TVE"NTYT HREEdWYEAR-OLD WER ML AS ARRESTED- BY CHICAGO POLICE VEARING A MILITARY 1 U14IFOR11. UNITED* STATES ATTORNEY Im CHICAGO AUTHORIZED FEDERAL PROSECUTION FOR THE -ILLEGAL WEARING OF A UMIFORM.OF THE ARMED -. FOR CESw .- INDIVIDUALS RESDIG IN THE SOUTH. AND. WEST SIDES CNIU T0 BE RESENTFUL OF VHITE BUSINESSES-AND TrE-PRESENCE OF THE. NATIONAL GUARDo ESO CONTINUES TO BE-HIGH& *THE VICE LORDS9 NEGRO YOUTH GANG OF THE WEST SIDEs IS REPORTEDLY AGAINST FURTHER VIOLENCE AND DISTUR3ANCES I N THAT . AREA& END PACE ONE PAGE TWO ~ J,iu~NTIAL BALTIM4ORE, NARYLANDt. THE SITUATION IS CALMED DOWN-AS OF THE'EVENING OF APRIL%' EIGHT'VITH O?NLY SCATTERED REPORTS OF LO3TING ON THE WEST SIDE.6 MARYLAND GOVERNOR AGNEW HAS -GRANTED PERMISSION FOR. BANKS TO - .- CLOSE ON APRIL NINE IF DEEMED. NECESSAR Ye:.~ . ALIQUIPPAO.PENNSYLVANIAz-- RumoRs PERSIST OF IMPENDING VIOLENCE 'ON, THE: -EVENING "OF APRIL- EIGHT 'CHIEFLY' FRO!P--JUVF.NILES, -AND TROUBLE -IS. EXPECTED ON APRIL NINT)i-sricE SCHOOLS VILt.CLOSE'AT TEN A,Mv. LOCAL AND STATE POLICE ON STANDBY.* - .. 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A'2~ DALLASs TEXASt -.. --JT WAS REPORTED ON APRIL EIGHT THAT NARION- ERNEST WC WILLA14 I", SELF-PROCLAI14ED LEADER OF THE STUDENT. NQVVIOLENT-...-. COORDINATING -COMMITTEE -VOULD ATTEMPT. TO TAM, --OVER THE-7CA5~PUS- Or-_- ~ -BISHOP COLLEGE VITH-FORCE'.If NECESSARY ON--TZ. VENINGS OF APRIL El-GHT. 4, 4K a~.F 9 JACKSON, NICHI GAN: t ~ ;c.Y:K'> ~ ASOF- EIGHT Pe.M .' APRIL* EIGHTv, LOOTING-~ V1DOV SNEAKING,1 FIRE BOM4BING AND FIGHTS W ER E REPORTED IN-VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE A CITY BUT CHIEFLY IN'THE CENTRAL. BUSINESS DISTRICT. -SHERIFF" S" OFFICE AW STATE -POLICE. CALLED IN FOR ASSISTANCE AND THE NATIONAL'. GUARD VAS *ALERTED* :'6 -END *PAGE ,THREE K .. ' <.?.- ATLANTAq GEORGIA: FORTMERL STUDENT NONVIOLENT -COORDI21ATING COMNITTEE CHAIRMAN STOELYCARM4iCHAEL WAS OISERVED ATIELEVEN FORTY P.M., APRIL EIGHT IN FRONT OF PASCHALLPS RESTAURANT, -HE RE PCRTEDLY STATED B8ROTHERSt TOMORROW NIGHT WE, GONNA BURN THENo -HE' WAS TRAVELING. 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