James L. Farmer Speech at UC Berkeley

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KTVU News footage from c1967 featuring a speech by James L. Farmer, Jr. at UC Bekeley, about the civil rights movement, segregation and racism. He claims that the civil rights movement's "appeal to conscience" has failed and social segregation is on the increase, stating that: "The appeal to conscience has found that racism has no conscience!" He goes on to contend: "That conscience can be created if the people who are oppressed learn to manipulate and wield ... forces of power within our country."

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Date aired
Recording medium
16mm b&w, magnetic sound film
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Cox Enterprises Inc/KTVU
Type of material
archival newsfilm
KTVU 26-3

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