• Short Summary

    Civil Rights leader talks about racial issues surrounding the constitution

  • Description

    Hancock, United States of America

    Various shots of Civil Rights Leader Dr. John L. McCown explaining conflicting political issues regarding communism and the constitution. (Interviewer can be heard asking questions concerning racial issues) Medium close up of Mr. McCown talking about the hostilities in Mayfield (loss of sound)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3017.02
    Media URN:
    86160
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1970
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:40:00 / 01:07:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 4534 K

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "John McCowan" in title, text and tags should read John McCown.

    Narrowing the clip's current date range, McCown only arrived in Hancock (the scene of the clip) in 1966, whereupon he began massive poverty-fighting programs.

    More of the same interview can be seen in clip 3017.03.

  2. gcopeland says

    John McCown is one of the UNSUNG Black leaders of out time...his story need to become global known...ALL need to know about this great Black man....a man that owned and piloted his personal airplane.....what Black man in the sixties and early seventies had that.....

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