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 - State Guard Moves Into Birmingham Four Negro...
State Guard Moves Into Birmingham Four Negro Girls Killed In Church B I R M I N G H A M , (AP)--Ol'fiiciils t o o k extraordinary extraordinary steps today lo head off any new racial violence i n bomb-shaken Birmingham after a dyna- inilc blast killed four Negro girls, caused hours of terror and brought outraged protests protests from national Negro leaders. The U.,S. Justice Department icnl in three top officials and a force of PHI agents with bomb experts. City officials joined with church leaders in a special lele- casl, urging citizens to he calm. Dr. M a r t i n Luther King Jr., Negro leader, flew into town to urge Negroes In lie nonviolent just ;is ho did in May when the bombing of a Negro motel touched /iff rioting by Negroes, N a t i o n a l Guardsmen w placed on alert. Gov. George C, Wallace sent .11)0 slalc troopers i n t o town at the request of Mayor Albert Dontwell. The Sunday morning Wast at Ihc Sixteenth Street Baptist Church occurred during a youth

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  1. The Daily Mail,
  2. 16 Sep 1963, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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