A panel discussion about Angela Davis (1944 - ) and her contributions to American society. The discussion centers around the furor over Davis' hiring at UCLA; the UC Regents had stripped her of her title owing to her political beliefs. Panelists includes Victor Wolfenstein, Professor of Political Science at UCLA and co-chairman of the Staff Committee to Free Angela Davis; Donald Kalish, Professor of Philosophy at UCLA and the faculty member who hired Davis; Franklin Alexander, co-chairman of the National Committee to Free Angela Davis and member of the Che-Lumumba Club, of which Davis is also a member; and Shirley Williams, Executive Organizer of the National Committee to Free Angela Davis. The moderator is Dave Stevens of KPFK.
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