Hilliard press conference on upcoming North Korea trip

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KPIX Eyewitness news report from July 8th, 1970 by Belva Davis, featuring a press conference with David Hilliard. Hilliard discusses a delegation of Black Panther Party members, who called themselves the American Peoples' Anti-Imperialist Delegation, that is preparing to travel to Pyongyang, North Korea to represent the movement abroad. Hilliard answers questions from reporters about the trip, and discusses the "beautful example" set by North Korea by expelling imperialists from their country during the Korean War, and mentions that the delegation will include Eldridge Cleaver, who was living in Algiers in exile at the time. Remastered, edited and catalogued for the web by Shira Peltzman.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
7/8/1970
Recording medium
16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
01:20
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 102537
Views
1646

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