Adam Clayton Powell on 'A New Breed of Cats' (Updated over a year ago)
KTVU News footage from January 1968 featuring a speech by Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (1908-72), who reflects on the meaning of "Black Power". He identifies a "new breed of cats" in the context of fresh approaches to achieving civil rights. This speech makes reference to the Black Panther Party, Stokely Carmichael, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and several other figures of national importance. Opens with views of Powell getting off an aeroplane and being greeted. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on March 24, 2015.
- Type of material: archival newsfilm
- Duration: 3:48
- Rights for this video belong to: Cox Enterprises Inc/KTVU
- Recording medium: 16mm co-magentic sound film
- Date aired: January 1968
- Originally aired on: KTVU