||Adam Clayton Powell Introduction (2:18) -- Civil Rights Minister (2:47) -- Controversial Civil Rights Leader (1:48) -- Powell's Background (1:49) -- Abyssinian Baptist Church (3:29) -- Discrimination in Washington (4:03) -- Powell's Congress Work (2:08) -- Negative Publicity and Lawsuits (2:51) -- Congressional Criticisms (2:47) -- Confident African-American Congressman (3:15) -- Ongoing Civil Rights Fight (4:42) -- Civil Rights Fragmentation (3:10) -- Rejecting White Allies (5:33) -- Reverse Racism Accusations (3:59) -- Powell's Contingency (1:45) -- Powell's African-American Opponents (5:43) -- Powell's Legacy (1:01) -- Credits: NBC White Paper 1964 Adam Clayton Powell (0:52)
||Chet Huntley reports on Baptist preacher and New York Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, one of the most powerful and influential African Americans of the 1960s. Hear from Powell-the man-in this discussion of his controversial career in relation to the Negro movement in both the North and the South.
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||9 & up.
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|Issued in other form||Originally produced: NBC News, 1964.|
|Publisher number||56328 Films Media Group|