Interview with Huey P. Newton from his jail cell

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KPIX Eyewitness news report by Ben Williams from September 1968 featuring an interview with Huey P. Newton from his jail cell. Newton claims he hasn't received a fair trial, and that the court precedings so far have reflected the racist attitude of the power structure at large. Newton also talks about his future, including a political campaign for the 7th congressional district. Also includes views of people holding a vigil for Huey P. Newton, and shots of a man waving a flag outside the Alameda County Courthouse with the words "Free Huey" painted on it. Remastered, edited and catalogued for the web by Shira Peltzman.

Originally aired on
Date aired
circa September 1968
Recording medium
16mm b+w, co-magnetic sound film
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Type of material
archival newsfilm
KPIX 138992

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