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Henry Hampton calls for more campus activism in an address at Boston University
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[Henry Hampton calls for more campus activism]
Original Airdate: 1/18/1988

Length: 01:03:37
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Jan von Mehren reports on Henry Hampton's address to students at Boston University. Von Mehren notes that Hampton talked about the importance of campus activism and civil rights. Von Mehren' report includes footage Hampton speaking to the student audience. Hampton encourage students to make demands on the university administration. Pearl Shelton (community activist) addresses the students from the audience. She encourages them to become involved in the struggle for change in society. Von Mehren's report also includes footage of Rosa Moreno (Boston University law student) and Derek Davis (Boston University law student) talking about the lack of activism on college campuses. Von Mehren discusses the role of campus activism in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Von Mehren's report includes footage from Eyes on the Prize of Diane Nash (civil rights activist).

Contributor : Reporter
Jan von Mehren
Format : Tape 5531   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102869 
VHS cassette 104090 
Betacam cassette 104126 
digital betacam cassette 104125 

Subject : Keywords
African Americans - Civil rights
Universities and colleges

Subject : Personal Names
Davis, Derek
Hampton, Henry
Moreno, Rosa
Nash, Diane
Shelton, Pearl
von Mehren, Jan
West, Ben

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston University

Type : Genre
News - Television

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