Guard, troopers pull out as Newark calms down (Star-Ledger July 18, 1967)

Article from the Star-Ledger, covering the removal of National Guardsmen and State Police from Newark following the rebellion in the city. The previous night, civil rights activists Robert Curvin and Tom Hayden had urged Governor Richard Hughes to withdraw the troops and police, who had engaged in a campaign of retaliation against Newark’s Black residents. –Credit: The Star-Ledger