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KPFA: The Death of Westly Ashmore, 1972
Yuen, Hoh-Kun
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UC Berkeley, Ethnic Studies Library
California Revealed from Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
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[Side A] Vietnam War updates. Jenny Stone, a 19 year old KPFA reporter at a demonstration in San Francisco was clubbed by a police officer. Tape evidence of the police brutality. She was arrested for 5 hours and accused of hitting a police officer. Hugo Penell, a Third World prisoner in Soledad Prison, was found guilty. Ed Codwell want to defend him/ be his attorney. "The Death of Westly Ashmore": Westly Ashmore was found dead in his prison cell in a California Prison. Information about the Gay Liberation movements; the Gay Sunshine Collective Community. Speaks about the mistreatment of Gay men in prisons. [Side B] "The Death of Westly Ashmore" continued; heterosexual/mass media gave no coverage of the demonstration. The rest of the side is music. Digitization made possible through a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council of Libraries and Information Resources.
2-track mono
1/4 inch audio tape
BANC MSS 2005/290c Carton 203 Reel 7c
cueth_000283_a, cueth_000283_b
Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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