UC Berkeley Social Activism Sound Recording Project: Black Panthers
Pacifica Radio Archives
KPFA volunteer Denny Smithson rode on a bus trip made by Black Panther Party on May 2, 1968. The trip began at the Alameda County Courthouse where Bobby Seale appeared at 9:30am. Smithson reads a telegram from Jesse Unruh. The bus then traveled to Sacramento, where the Panthers demanded the reinstatement of Eldridge Cleaver's parole. Includes interviews with Kathleen Cleaver, Communications Secretary of the Black Panthers and wife of Eldridge Cleaver, and Leonard Glaser, co-chairman of the Legal Defense Committee for the San Francisco Peace & Freedom Party.
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