Dick Gregory holding a telephone

University of Illinois Broadcast Archives - March 01, 1971

Civil Rights: Black World Perspectives

On the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, comedian Dick Gregory says young people have inherited social problems from “old fools” that must now be solved.

Conspiracy 8 poster

University of Illinois Broadcast Archives - April 14, 1970

The Conspiracy Seven Trial

On the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, activist John Froines and attorney William Kunstler talk about the infamous “Chicago Seven” case in which several defendants, including Froines, were put on trial for inciting a violent riot during the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Dr. Benjamin Spock

By Bert Verhoeff / Anefo - Nationaal Archief, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38711396

University of Illinois Broadcast Archives - October 16, 1968

Life Patterns in the U.S. - The Vietnam War

An open lecture by Dr. Benjamin Spock on the problem of the Vietnam War, at the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

An American man and woman watching footage of the Vietnam War on television in their living room, February 1968

By Warren K. Leffler, U.S. News & World Report Magazine - https://www.loc.gov/item/2011661230/, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=55623912

University of Illinois Broadcast Archives - October 11, 1968

The Media and That War

A campus lecture on media coverage during the Vietnam War by journalist Gene Graham

Ithiel De Sola Pool

By Richard Rodstein - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31955295

University of Illinois Broadcast Archives - February 29, 1968

Village Violence and Village Pacification in Vietnam

Ithiel De Sola Pool, head of the political science department at MIT, talks about the Vietnam War and the history of widespread violence in village societies.

Dick Gregory holding a telephone

University of Illinois Broadcast Archives - November 21, 1967

White Supremacy is Dead, by Dick Gregory

Comedian Dick Gregory provides a social commentary on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign about how everyone is inherently racist.

Note: This speech contains potentially offensive language that may not be suitable for listening in work situations, or for those sensitive to racially charged terms.

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