Skip to main content

Sound / KPFA News: 4/8/68 Memphis March - tribute to MLK; Mrs. King Speech; ...

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
KPFA News: 4/8/68 Memphis March - tribute to MLK; Mrs. King Speech; Janitors Strike; Chicago on Sunday; Rally Outside Oakland Court House; Law and Order Stamps to be Issued; FPM call for Anti-Racism March on Malvina Reynolds' Program (KPFA), 1968
Alternative Title
H.K. Yuen Collection
Creator
Yuen, Hoh-Kun
Date Created and/or Issued
1968-04-08
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Ethnic Studies Library
Collection
California Revealed from Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
Rights Information
Rights are owned by UC Regents and KPFA. Pacific Radio Archives has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Description
(4/8/68) KPFA broadcast of events following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr: Memphis march, Mrs. King Speech, Reverend Abernathy and Bayard Rustin on the problem of violence. Hubert Humphrey is to represent LBJ and Mayor Redding (Oakland) to represent California at funeral for King, meanwhile 55,000 troops deployed in cities -- curfew still imposed in D.C. 15,000 people marched in Milwaukee. Saigon attitude still uncertain - Lee Dumbar reports. Supreme court confirms Civil Rights Act. Black Panthers charged $40,000 bail each, and $63,000 for Eldridge Cleaver. Rally outside Oakland courthouse. Monday PFM march: Jack Weinberg’s press conference and Mario Savio’s speech. After Walter Cronkite breaks the news that Senator Mansfield says there wouldn’t be a LBJ speech and no hurry on the housing bill. Part of M.L.K service in church (probably his taped speech). Digitization made possible through a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council of Libraries and Information Resources.
Type
sound
Format
Master
Sound
2-track mono
1/4 inch audio tape
Identifier
BANC MSS 2005/290c Carton 195 Reel 9a
cueth_000389_a, cueth_000389_b
Language
English
Subject
Black Panther Party
Black power
Provenance
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.

Explore related content on Calisphere: