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Title
Jesse Jackson & Vernon Bellecourt
Date Created and/or Issued
1973-07-22T07:00:00Z
Publication Information
Chapman University Digital Commons
Contributing Institution
Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Collection
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980
Rights Information
copyrighted
UPI retains the copyright on all photographs. Permission to use photographs must be obtained from United Press International.
Description
Chicago: The Rev Jesse Jackson, president of Operation Push (L), held a joint news conference with Vernon F. Bellecourt, 42 (R), and announced that Operation Push would stand behind Bellecourt in his legal battle with the government. Bellecourt was arrested at O'Hare 7/21, just after arriving from a trip to Europe to raise funds for the American Indian Movement. He was released on $10,000 bond after being charged with violating federal anti-riot laws in connection with speeches he made at the time of the Wounded Knee occupation.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/upi_african_american/71
Subject
African Americans
History
United States
Prejudice
Desegregation
Civil rights movement
Black Panthers
African American Studies
United States History
Source
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

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