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Chicago Police Officers Acquitted in Deadly Black Panther Raid

Date : 06/21/1977

Clip Length : 00:01:43

After a jury admitted deadlock in a multibillion-dollar settlement suit over the police killing of Black Panther Fred Hampton in 1969, a federal judge declares the officers acquitted.

Chicago Police Officers Acquitted in Deadly Black Panther Raid
Police Raid on Black Panthers Turns Deadly

Date : 12/04/1969

Clip Length : 00:14:52

WMAQ-TV News reports that Black Panther leader Fred Hampton has been killed in a police raid on his Chicago apartment. There are conflicting theories over the series of events that led to Hampton's death.

Police Raid on Black Panthers Turns Deadly
Tommie Smith

Date : 02/11/2008

Clip Length : 00:03:53

During the 1968 Summer Olympic Games, National sprint champion Tommie Smith receives both praise and criticism after he wins a gold medal and makes a perceived political statement by accepting the award with a clenched fist in the air.

Tommie Smith
The Last Days of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Date : 04/03/2008

Clip Length : 00:05:55

An examination of the issues and struggles that civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. focused on prior to his assassination, and the impact his death had on the nation.

The Last Days of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Robert F. Kennedy Speaks on the Day of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassination

Date : 04/04/1968

Clip Length : 00:05:28

In an emotional and poetic speech that evokes his own family's painful history, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy tells an audience in Indianapolis that Martin Luther King, Jr.has been assassinated.

Robert F. Kennedy Speaks on the Day of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassination
Origin of Shots That Killed Martin Luther King, Jr. Can't Be Pinpointed

Date : 08/16/1978

Clip Length : 00:01:50

In House hearings on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York City's Chief Medical testifies that the origin of the fatal gunshot cannot be pinpointed.

Origin of Shots That Killed Martin Luther King, Jr. Can't Be Pinpointed
Bill Clinton Speaks 25 Years after the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Date : 04/04/1993

Clip Length : 00:03:24

On the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Bill Clinton recalls his memories of that day.

Bill Clinton Speaks 25 Years after the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Detroit: 20 Years After the Riots

Date : 07/23/1987

Clip Length : 00:03:20

Twenty years after some of the worst riots in United States history, a look at how Detroit, Michigan has revitalized itself.

Detroit: 20 Years After the Riots
Muhammad Ali on Vietnam

Date : 01/29/2008

Clip Length : 00:03:09

In 1966 Muhammad Ali, boxing's heavyweight champion, refused to serve in the Vietnam War. As a conscientious objector, he fought to stay out of the war and out of jail.

Muhammad Ali on Vietnam
Meet The Press: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Vietnam War and Racial Progress

Date : 08/13/1967

Clip Length : 00:24:28

On "Meet the Press," Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. talks about his opposition to the war in Vietnam, explains why he will not support a candidate for President, and notes that despite the riots that are roiling American cities, he refuses to allow himself "to fall into the dark chambers of pessimism."

Meet The Press: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Vietnam War and Racial Progress
Meet The Press: Civil Rights Special Featuring Black Leaders

Date : 08/21/1966

Clip Length : 01:27:35

In a 90-minute Meet The Press Special, African-American Leaders from the SCLC, NAACP, National Urban League, SNCC and CORE discuss the progress of the civil rights movement.

Meet The Press: Civil Rights Special Featuring Black Leaders
The Black Panthers

Date : 02/05/2008

Clip Length : 00:03:53

The Black Panthers, originally named the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, was founded in 1966 in Oakland, California, by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale. The group was a revolutionary black nationalist and socialist organization with the goal of protecting African Americans from police abuses.

The Black Panthers

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