James L. Farmer Speech at UC Berkeley

 
Date: c1967
Reference Number:
KTVU 26-3
Format:
16mm newsfilm
Description/Summary:
KTVU News footage from c1967 featuring a speech by James L. Farmer, Jr. at UC Bekeley, about the civil rights movement, segregation and racism. He claims that the civil rights movement's "appeal to conscience" has failed and social segregation is on the increase, stating that: "The appeal to conscience has found that racism has no conscience!" He goes on to contend: "That conscience can be created if the people who are oppressed learn to manipulate and wield ... forces of power within our country."
Availability:
Mp4 video file streaming online in DIVA:
https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/221063
Collection/Copyright Holder:
Cox Enterprises Inc/KTVU
Further Details:
Contact resident Film Archivist Alex Cherian (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu)