Panthers: David Hilliard Press Conference on POWs (Updated over a year ago)
KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 22nd 1969 by Ben Williams featuring a press conference by Black Panther Party Chief of Staff David Hilliard, who is proposing a prisoner exchange: if Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale are set free by the U.S. government, then North Vietnam will release a battalion of American soldiers. Hilliard explains that further details of this deal may be obtained from their Minister of Information Eldridge Cleaver, who is currently in Algeria.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on October 17, 2011.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 10/22/1969
- Recording medium: 16mm, color co-magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 1:39
- Type of material: archival news film
- KPIX 100491.mp4 (13.36 MB – MPEG4 video)
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