• Short Summary

    Angela Davis, black militant and philosophy professor who was recently expelled from the University of california for her communist beliefs, is due to appear for trial in California on January 31st.

  • Description

    Angela Davis, black militant and philosophy professor who was recently expelled from the University of california for her communist beliefs, is due to appear for trial in California on January 31st.

    She is charged with conspiracy in a murder and kidnapping attempt which took place in August 1970. Three black convicts kidnapped a trial judge and several jurors, forcing them from the courtroom at gunpoint. In the ensuing shoot-out with the police, the judge and two of the convicts died, and several women jurors were seriously injured. It is alleged that Angela Davis supplied guns and ammunition for this attempt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD2IGJ1B31P79OYHNJ1FZ1G5PP
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2IGJ1B31P79OYHNJ1FZ1G5PP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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