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News film clip of an interview with Father Groppi and the Commandos after the burning of the Freedom House, August 30, 1967 (with sound)

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Creator:City of Milwaukee Police Department
Title:News film clip of an interview with Father Groppi and the Commandos after the burning of the Freedom House, August 30, 1967 (with sound)
Date:1967 Aug. 30

Footage of Father Groppi speaking to reporters at the burned out Freedom House. During the interview, Father Groppi claims that the police started the fire and affirms the rights of the activists to demonstrate and march. He speaks to the issue of residents of Kilbourntown being forced to leave their homes and the lack of fair housing laws to protect them. Prentice McKinney and other Commandos voice their opinions as well.

15th Street Freedom House--Wisconsin--Milwaukee

Daily footage extra. August 30, 1967, segment 3.

Types:Moving Image | Film
Subjects:Groppi, James, 1930-1985 | Maier, Henry W., 1918- | Maier, Henry W., 1918---Public opinion | Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895--Influence | McKinney, Prentice | Beauchamp, Louis S., 1942- | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Casualties | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council | Wisconsin. National Guard | Press conferences--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race relations | Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race Relations | Civil rights workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American civil rights workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Social conditions--20th century | Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee--History--20th century | Race discrimination--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee--History--20th century | Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Wisconsin--Race relations--History--20th century | Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Equality before the law--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Assembly, Right of--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Picketing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Freedom of speech--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Housing policy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Milwaukee (Wis.)--Politics and government | Violence--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race riots--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Fire | Police brutality--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Police--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Police--Equipment and supplies | Police power--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Riot control--Equipment and supplies | Riot control--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Wooden-frame buildings--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Dwellings--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Crosses--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Singing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Protest songs--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Youth--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American youth--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Crowds--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Ethics--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Arson--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Tear gas--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Criminal snipers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Curfews--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Mayors--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Reporters and reporting--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Microphone | T-shirts--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Printed fashion apparel--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Catholic Church--Clergy | Catholics--United State | John XXIII, Pope, 1881-1963 | Discrimination--Religious aspects | Race relations--Religious aspects--Christianity | Religion and politics--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Clergy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American clergy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Veterans--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Prejudices--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, Milwaukee, 43.0389025, -87.9064736
Collection:March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project
Institution:Golda Meir Library (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries)
Contributors:Wisconsin Historical Society
Original Material:

Milwaukee Journal Stations Records, 1922-1997, WTMJ-TV News Film Archives, Wisconsin Historical Society

Rights and Usage:

Copyright Journal Broadcast Group. Footage and pictures used with permission of WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee and the Journal Broadcast Group. The footage cannot be printed, broadcast or used as an interactive element or in any future medium, not yet defined, without the direct, written consent of WTMJ-TV and the Journal Broadcast Group.

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