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Violence Commission / Hoffer / Blake / Newton #260

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1968
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(Studio) Representative Hale Boggs says 3 network President and movie producers to be subpoenaed by President commission on violence. Longshoreman-philosopher, Eric Hoffer, argues with assistant professor sociology at University California., Herman Blake.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [HOFFER - says rage cheap and easy. Negroes should trust each other.] [BLAKE - says Panthers not trying to infect blacks with race. They're channelling rage already there. Cites blacks without jobs or with very low pay.] [HOFFER - says 1st to write of need for Negro community.] [BLAKE - asks why you stop us from becoming community?] [HOFFER - says you must build community.] [BLAKE - says can't build it with whites telling us we can't be what we are.] [HOFFER - says Negroes haven't started on community.] [BLAKE - says you've stopped us.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Huey Newton in recording to commission says Panther followers would go to war to win control of communities.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.

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