Life and Career of Kwame Ture

Mr. Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, talked about his life as a civil rights and Pan-African activist. He also talked… read more

Mr. Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, talked about his life as a civil rights and Pan-African activist. He also talked about the effect of the Vietnam war on the civil rights movement and the nation, his career as an activist and his view of a coming revolution in the United States. Mr. Ture was diagnosed with cancer and said he wishes to go to Africa to spend his final days. Two speeches given by Mr. Ture in the 1960s were shown. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Life and Career of Kwame Ture

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Program ID:
104471-1
Category:
American Profile
Format:
American Profile Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 2, 1998
Last Aired:
Nov 16, 1998

Airing Details

  • May 02, 1998 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 1998 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 03, 1998 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 03, 1998 | 12:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 16, 1998 | 4:20pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 16, 1998 | 11:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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