Commentary series on Black issues. This episode focuses on Black political prisoners in New York City. Guests are Mrs. Marva Berry, wife of Lee Berry one of the Panther 21, currently in Bellevue Hospital; and Gerald Lefcourt, one of the lawyers for the Panther 21. Lee Berry was a Vietnam veteran, and an epileptic. He was arrested in his hospital bed on conspiracy charges and was in Bellevue Hospital, as a patient and a prisoner, at the time of this program. Hosted by Doloris Costello. BROADCAST: WBAI, 24 Mar. 1970. Previously cataloged as BB4247.
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