Giarrusso, Joseph, 1923-2005
Joseph I. Giarrusso (Sept. 15, 1923-Dec. 21, 2005) was chief of police in New Orleans during the 1960s' Civil Rights movement.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- SECOND BLACK CITIZEN REGISTERS TO VOTE (News)
- SENATOR TALMADGE COMMENTS ON THE NEED FOR SOUTHERN BAPTISTS TO SEPARATE THE CHURCH AND STATE (News)
- Series of WSB-TV newsfilm clips in which a reporter interviews Orleans Parish School Board member Matthew Sutherland; white men meet in offices and outside office buildings; Louisiana attorney general Jack Gremillion speaks to a reporter; Louisiana legislators speak about court-ordered school integration; white demonstrators protest the integration of New Orleans schools; a white man speaks at a Citizens' Council rally; and reporters speak to several local leaders outside of district court in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1960 November (News)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of interview with Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin regarding segregation in Georgia public schools, 1955 June 1 (News)