Black American Witness; Reports from the Front. Earl Caldwell.

Black American Witness; Reports from the Front.

Washington DC: Lion House Publishing, 1994. Hardcover. 507p., quality paperstock throughout, first edition 11x8.5 inch cloth boards gilt in glossy photo-decorated dust jacket; clean and sound, a fine copy.

The African American journalist "was the only reporter to witness the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr [and] was never interviewed by official investigators. His eyewitness account is at substantial variance with government conclusions." "[L]ater, while reporting on the Black Panther Party, [he] became the central figure in an FBI Counter Intelligence Program ..his refusal [to be a Bureau spy] caused the FBI to attempt to destroy his reporting relationship with Panther leaders." Find behind the scenes coverage of the March on Washington and many other later events.

Cat.No: 180374
ISBN: 1886446105

Price: $25.00