National Affairs: Frightful Film

At the start of the Memorial Day riot outside Republic Steel Corp.'s South Chicago plant, a Paramount newsreel cameraman named Orlando Lippert had his truck parked about 50 ft. from the centre of the police line. Cameraman Lippert was the only newsreel man on hand, his rivals, despairing of action from a holiday crowd sprinkled with women & children, having packed off to the automobile races in Indianapolis. Except for the two or three times he stopped to shift lenses for closeup or wide-angle shots, Cameraman Lippert kept his eye glued to his...

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