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    THE VISITING AMERICAN NEGRO AUTHOR, MR. JAMES BALDWIN, TODAY (WEDNESDAY) PAID A CALL ON THE?

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    THE VISITING AMERICAN NEGRO AUTHOR, MR. JAMES BALDWIN, TODAY (WEDNESDAY) PAID A CALL ON THE BRITISH PHILOSOPHER, LORD BERTRAND RUSSELL, AT HIS HOME IN THE LONDON SUBURB OF CHELSEA.

    THE TWO AUTHORS MET FOR AN EXCHANGE OF LITERARY AND POLITICAL VIEWS. MR. BALDWIN IS IN BRITAIN TO LAUNCH A NEW BOOKP AN EXPERT ON THE RACIAL PROBLEM IN THE UNITED STATES, HE TOLD LONDON NEWSMEN ON MONDAY NIGHT THAT IT WAS BECAUSE NORTHERN EUROPEANS HAD CREATED "WHITE SUPREMACY" THAT THE NEGRO NATIONALIST LEADER, MALCOLM X, HAD BEEN ASSASSINATED ON SUNDAY.

    LORD RUSSELL IS ALSO WELL-KNOWN FOR HIS CONTROVERSIAL VIEWS - PARTICULARLY ON POLITICAL MATTERS. RECENTLY HE DESCRIBED THE UNITED STATES BOMBING OF MILITARY TARGETS IN NORTH VIETNAM AS "DESPERATE ACTS OF PIRATICAL MADNESS."

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    Film ID:
    VLVABWHXMNSP34YJDZTGCQTP32MYK
    Media URN:
    VLVABWHXMNSP34YJDZTGCQTP32MYK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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