National Revolutionary Conference for a United Front Against Fascism (Updated over a year ago)
KPIX Eyewitness news report from the Oakland Audiotorium on September 18th, 1969, at the Black Panthers' first national conference on anti-fascism. Reporter Mike Lee describes the conference as "unconventional" but also "well organized and orderly," and speculates that this conference may represent a turning point for the nations' student radicals and minority groups. Includes footage of Huey P. Newton's lawyer Edward M. Keating who talks to the audience about a recent trip to see Newton in prison. Also features exterior shots of conference attendees milling around the steps of the Oakland Auditorium, and concludes with silent footage of the conference underway. See also KPIX report reference number KPIX 39179. Remastered, edited and catalogued for the web by Shira Peltzman.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on July 25, 2012.
- Type of material: archival newsfilm
- Duration: 03:41
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Recording medium: 16mm b+w, co-magnetic sound film
- Date aired: 9/18/1969
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV