KPFA's Colin Edwards reports on the police attack on the Black Panther Party headquarters on Grove Street in Oakland on September 10, 1968. Edwards interviews Eldridge Cleaver, Minister of Information for the Black Panthers; Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party; Alex Hoffmann, defense attorney for the Black Panthers; Cecil Johnson, an eyewitness to the shooting; and Charles Garry, Huey Newton's defense attorney. Edwards goes down to the Alameda County Jail to speak with Huey P. Newton. Newton also talks about his conviction of voluntary manslaughter and his position on domestic and foreign issues, such as the Vietnam War and minority representation on both the federal and local levels. Originally broadcast during KPFA's open hour on the same day the recording was created.
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