Lehman Brightman on Economic Opportunity Council

 
Date: 12/1/1969
Reference Number:
KPIX 100796
Format:
16mm newsfilm
Description/Summary:
KPIX news report from a press conference held by American Indian activist Lehman Brightman, on December 1st 1969. Brightman is challenging an attempt by the Economic Opportunity Council to force the Indian Center to consolidate two separate programs, which provide emergency funds for food and lodging. He declares: "We're sick and tired of these people trying to cram their ideas down our throats. Self determination is what we're ... asking for."
Availability:
Mp4 video file streaming online in DIVA:
https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/187792
Collection/Copyright Holder:
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Further Details:
Contact resident Film Archivist Alex Cherian (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu)