The road to Wounded Knee II: chronology of events at Wounded Knee (Part 2 of 5)

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Episode Title:
The road to Wounded Knee II: chronology of events at Wounded Knee (Part 2 of 5)
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Report on the Indian occupation of Wounded Knee from February 27, 1973 through March 29, 1973, the day this program was created and broadcast. Contains a chronology of events through the first four weeks of the occupation at Wounded Knee, explores the Indians' demands, the status of negotiations during the first month of occupation, the Oglala Nation's declaration of independence, and the armed confrontation with U.S. Marshalls. Includes statements by Dennis Banks, a national director with AIM; Carter Camp, another national director of AIM; legal advisers William Kunstler and Meredith Quinn; and AIM leader Russell Means. Also includes actualities of shots fired between the FBI and AIM. The program concludes with an update from Unicorn News Service and the Wounded Knee Information Collective, including interviews with attorney Mark Lane and AIM leader Vernon Bellecourt.

Date Recorded on: 
March 29, 1973
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, 29 Mar. 1973.
Item duration: 
1 reel (51 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.|51:00
Total duration (All reels): 
5 reels (278 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1973
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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