Bad Moon Rising V

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Excerpts of raw, uncut footage from the KQED documentary Bad Moon Rising, produced by Steve Talbot in 1981, which examines a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan and racially motivated hate crimes in California. Features sccenes of Talbot interviewing Lieutenant Robinson and Sargent Poole of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department, about violent racial incidents against African American families and institutionalized racism within the department. He also interviews a Miss Watkins, who serves as Head of the Black Deputy Association of Contra Costa County. She explains they have filed a law suit against the Sheriff's Department because of frustration over delays in addressing racial problems in the Tara Hills neighborhood.

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16mm color co-magnetic sound film
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documentary film
KQ 738-2

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