Conference on racism in the law ; no.1: Keynote address

On May 4, 1968, nine Bay Area legal organizations sponsored a conference on "Racism in the law" held at the Sheraton-Palace Hotel in San Francisco. This first of five recordings from that conference features the keynote address given by Judge George W. Crockett, Jr. of Recorder's County, Detroit, one of the only black judges in the nation at the time of the conference.

Session two: law, sociology, and political science

In this second session of the conference on civil disobedience and the democratic tradition, Caleb Foote, Visiting Professor of Law and Criminology at the University of California (and a conscientious objector who served two terms in prison during World War Two) gives a talk, followed by comments from Michael Rogin, Professor of Political Science, and William Kornhauser, Professor of Sociology

Session one: an historical perspective

Civil Disobedience and the democratic tradition was the title of a conference held under the joint auspices of the Associated Students of the University of California, the Campus Peace Center, and the Faculty Committee for the Study of Non-violence.

The power to prescribe / moderated by Albert Fine

Rabbi Alvin Fine (b. 25 Oct. 1916; d. 19 Jan. 1999), professor of humanities at San Francisco State College referees a 3-way duel between Dr. Don Jackson, director of the Mental Research Institution at Palo Alto, Dr. Albert Long, chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Presbyterian Medial Center, and Dr.

The Straight theater

Bill and Hillel Resner and Luther Greene talk with Ralph J. Gleason, noted columnist and jazz critic, about their newly opened theater on Haight Street. The Resners and Greene discuss the building's history and renovation, the support they've received from the Haight-Ashbury community, and some of their past and upcoming programming.

The Negro heritage in American history

Paul F. Lawrence, Associate Superintendent for Higher Education, California Department of Education, speaking before the California Council of Social Studies on February 26, 1966 regarding the lack of African-American representation in American classrooms. He is introduced by Janet Ross, Historian of the Council.

A groovy rebellion

A conversation with members and organizers of The Mission Rebels, Inc., a neighborhood club formed in the Mission district of San Francisco. The Rebels, who were based on Shotwell Street, led direct organizing efforts for rent control in the Mission and decried US military intervention in Vietnam.
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