National Revolutionary Conference for a United Front Against Fascism
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 Bay Area Television Archive on July 25, 2012.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 9/18/1969
- Recording medium: 16mm b+w, co-magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 03:41
- Type of material: archival newsfilm