Black Power on University Campuses
Original Airdate: 1/16/1969
Afro-American college students - Attitudes
Afro-American college students - Political activity
Afro-American student movements
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Public Affairs: Current Events
Brandeis University - Waltham - Massachusetts
Program examines the student takeover of Ford Hall at Brandeis University, an administration building Brandeis students occupied during the filming of the program. The first portion of the program features black and white footage of the takeover, including an enumeration of student demands and a statement to the press by university President Morris Abram. The second half of the program consists of a panel discussion of Black Power on university campuses. Discussion panel is moderated by Henry Hampton (Founder, Black Side, Inc.) and features Brandeis students Randy Bailey and Ricardo Millette, Boston University student Doris Francis, Harvard University student Skip Griffin, and Associate Dean of Jackson College Beatrice Miller.
Hazel V. Bright
Ellen Cabot (production assistant)
Andrew Ferguson (audio)
Dierdre Francis (production assistant)
Chas Norton (lighting)
John Plausse (lighting)
Steve Rogers (video)
Aubrey Stewart (video)
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