Book Discussion on No Cause for Indictment

The panelists discussed the book, No Cause for Indictment: The Explosive Story of the Newark Riots, re-released this year by Melville House… read more

The panelists discussed the book, No Cause for Indictment: The Explosive Story of the Newark Riots, re-released this year by Melville House Publishing to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Newark riots. The author of the book, Ronald Porambo, was a former print journalist in New York and New Jersey. He died in 2006 while serving a 30-year sentence for murder in the New Jersey State Prison system. 

Originally published in 1971, the book was the result of a series of articles that ran in The Elizabeth Daily Journal in 1967. Ronald Porambo reported on the riots and examined the alleged corruption within the police force. After the panel discussion, the participants responded to audience members' questions. close

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

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Book Discussion on No Cause for Indictment

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Public Affairs Event
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Newark, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2007
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 2007

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  • Aug 12, 2007 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2007 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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