This brief series documents examines violent events and police violence in and around the all-Black community of El Pueblo near Pittsburg, California in April 1968. During the incident the police surrounded the area, gunfire was exchanged for several hours, and a state of emergency was declared. Appearing on this recording is an interview with Homer Mattson, former director of the Concerted Services Project, recorded on April 22, 1968; and an interview taped at KPFA with Undersheriff Harry D. Ramsey of Contra Costa County. The program is narrated by Denny Smithson of KPFA's Public Affairs department. Part one.
Violence in a black community (Part 1 of 3)
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KPFA, 7 Sept. 1968
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3 reels (186 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968.
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