March: Book Three - Pages 36-64 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Aydin, John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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Page 36 is set on October 7, 1963. There is a long line of people in front of the Dallas County Courthouse. Lewis is still in jail as people line up, trying to register to vote. Voters can only register two days a month. Pages 37 through 39 describe the hardships faced by those gathered to register. Police refused to let anyone get back in line if they left for any reason, and refused to let anyone bring food or drinks to those waiting, despite the hours-long wait. Two people plead with Clark to let them provide water for those waiting in line. Clark says he will arrest anyone who brings water, and charge them with “molesting people trying to vote” (39). On page 40, two SNCC members take water and cups toward the line, but police beat them and a photographer who catches the attack on film. But no...

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