[Henry Hampton calls for more campus activism]
Original Airdate: 1/18/1988
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).
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Jan von Mehren
Subject : Keywords
African Americans - Civil rights
Universities and colleges
Subject : Personal Names
von Mehren, Jan
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Type : Genre
News - Television
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