The National Hunger March to Washington, 1932
Seltzer, Leo; T. Hurwitz, Leo; Del Duca, Robert; Brody, Sam; Nelson, C.O.Date Written: 01/01/1933
Year Published: 1982 First Published: 1933
Resource Type: Film
Cx Number: CX16673
WFPL Documentary of the Second National Hunger March to Washington, D.C. 1932.
Abstract: 4 reels. Some footage survives. Documentary of the Second National Hunger March to Washington, D.C., including introductory footage of life of the unemployed. This film documents the December 1932 march to Washington by 3,000 delegates from the National Unemployment Councils. After being detained at the outskirts of the city by a squadron of police for two days and three nights and denied a permit to march and a hall to assemble in, the marchers pressed on at last to the Capitol building. Museum of Modern Art Film Library. 18 mins.