Priest discusses Black Panther persecution

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KPIX Eyewitness news report by Don Knapp from December 11th, 1969 featuring a priest speaking at a press conference who makes a plea for the authorities "to exercise maximum discpline and restraint" and "to be just to every person, without reference to race." The priest goes on to assert that he believes the Black Panthers are being persecuted by the government and police, offering recent violence against Black Panther Party members in Chicago and Los Angeles. Please note there is some audio distortion present. Remastered, edited and catalogued for the web by Shira Peltzman.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
12/11/1969
Recording medium
16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
02:42
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 100872
Views
2274

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