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Oakland, California / Newton Death #570409

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Oakland, California: George Lewis) Funeral of Black Panther creator Huey Newton reported held in Oakland, California; details given, scenes shown. Police quoted re: murder suspect Tyrone Robinson who claims that Newton was shot during dispute with regard to crack cocaine. Newton's controversial life and death outlined; details given, historic scenes shown. [Former Black Panther leader Elaine BROWN, Angela DAVIS - comment.] Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown, reported attending funeral. [At funeral, Bobby SEALE - eulogizes.]

Lewis, George;
Utley, Garrick

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