Lehman Brightman on Economic Opportunity Council

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KPIX news report from a press conference held by American Indian activist Lehman Brightman, on December 1st 1969. Brightman is challenging an attempt by the Economic Opportunity Council to force the Indian Center to consolidate two separate programs, which provide emergency funds for food and lodging. He declares: "We're sick and tired of these people trying to cram their ideas down our throats. Self determination is what we're ... asking for."

Originally aired on
KPIX Eye on the Bay News
Date aired
12/1/1969
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
1:24
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival news film
Event
Occupation of Alcatraz
Identifier
KPIX 100796
Views
4963

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