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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

This Week In '66 - Black Power

 


With Lynn Peril

The week of June 13, 1966 saw the birth of the Miranda warning, the death of Him, a jilted bride and the end of a $25,000 wedding. It was also the week that the press took notice of the phrase "Black Power." 

SHOW NOTES

Boyle, Kevin, The Shattering: America in the 1960s, New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2022, 214. 

“Bride Left with Doves, Clouds; Groom Flees Fancy Wedding,” Detroit Free Press, June 19, 1966, 17. 

“Chants, Cheers, Challenges Ring Out; King to Rejoin Mississippi March,” Fort Lauderdale News, June 10, 1966, 4. 

Chriss, Nicholas C., “King Leads Cheering Negroes to Courthouse, Faces Armed Guard,” The Los Angeles Times, June 18, 1966, 4. 

“GIs Fight on Dope, Beer, Senate Told,” San Francisco Examiner, June 15, 1966, 2. 

Healy, Paul, “Cops Can’t Question if You Say No: Court,” The New York Daily News, June 14, 1966, 2. 

“Jack Ruby Sane, Jury Rules; Slayer Defies Lawyers to Testify,” The Cincinnati Post, June 14, 1966, 4. 

“LBJ Goofs; It’s Just Not Human to Pull Dogs’ Ears,” The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), April 28, 1964, 10. 

“March No Publicity Act, Meredith Says,” The Los Angeles Times, June 13, 1966, 25. 

“Meredith to Join March Wednesday,” The Los Angeles Times, June 18, 1966, 4. 

“Meredith’s Assailant Posts $25,000 Bond,” The Los Angeles Times, June 18, 1966, 4. 

“Mother Decries Denial of Data on Birth Control,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 16, 1966, 8. 

Nelson, Jack, “Three on Rights March Jailed, Released After Seven Hours,” The Los Angeles Times, June 17, 1966, 1. 

Roberts, Gene, “Mississippi Reduces Police Protection for Marchers, The New York Times, June 17, 1966, 1. 

“Ruby Rued Sane by Jury,”  The New York Daily News, June 14, 1966, 3.

“White House Beagle Dies,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 16, 1966, 3.  

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