Springfield (Mass.) - Lecture at American International College. Audio choppy, particularly early in tape.
Massachusetts - Question and answer with Pres. Plimpton on Black takeover at Amherst College.
1970 Feb. 18
Amherst (Mass.) - News conference by Black students occupying Amherst College presenting their demands to President Plimpton. Taped off the air from WAMF.
Amherst (Mass.) - News coverage of the Black student takeover at Amherst College (on behalf of Black students of the Five College community), including protest rally; protestors' addresses; discussion occupation of Mills House/New Africa House at UMass; Black Studies and Black internationalism; Mount Holyoke; interviews with participants in takeover. Mark Mills and others reporting.
1970 Feb. 18
Amherst (Mass.) - Series of news reports on the Black student takeover at Amherst College (on behalf of Black students of the Five College community), Nixon's foreign policy, the Vietnam War, and other current news. Art Cohen, Gary Axelson, and others reporting.
Amherst (Mass.) - Press conference with Pres. Plimpton, Amherst College, regarding Black student takeover.
Amherst (Mass.) - Interviews with Amherst College students after Black takeover.
1980 Feb. 11
Amherst (Mass.) - Readings of excerpts from Du Bois's Dusk to Dawn (read by Andrew Salkey) and "The causes and hollow excuses offered by Southerners for lynching" by Wells-Barnett (read by Ingrid Askew). Aired during Black History Month.