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The Fire This Time: What Happened in Watts?, program 309, part a

Title

The Fire This Time: What Happened in Watts?, program 309, part a

Subject

Ethnicity
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Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Description

Trevor Thomas presents a documentary of the five-day uprising in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles during the summer of 1965, which heralded the beginning of a new era of black protest, using excerpts of eyewitness reports, news broadcasts, speeches, and official statements made at the time. [ca. 1965-1966].

Creator

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Source

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991 (Mss 18), Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

ca. 1965-1966

Rights

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Provenance

Bulk of the collection donated by the Center after it ceased operations at UCSB in 1987. Subsequent donations by Harry S. Ashmore and Otis L. Graham, Jr. , which are found in their respective sections of the Administrators' Files, 1995.

Original Format

Open reel

Duration

29:36:00

Files

Citation

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, "The Fire This Time: What Happened in Watts?, program 309, part a," in Digital Collections, Item #4958, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/4958 (accessed February 26, 2020).