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An interview With Charlene Mitchell

From: Amber Cortes
Length: 13:20

An interview with radical activist Charlene Mitchell, who ran for president with the Communist Party in 1968.

Charlene_small Charlene Mitchell ran for president in 1968, nominated by the Communist Party. Born in 1930, she?s been fighting for civil rights since she was thirteen. She participated in some of the earliest sit-ins and freedom rides, and was involved with the Black Panther Party. I spoke to her for over an hour about the civil rights movement, radical activism, Communism, and Angela Davis. The following edited interview is only a glimpse into her remarkable life and views.

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Charlene Mitchell ran for president in 1968, nominated by the Communist Party. Born in 1930, she?s been fighting for civil rights since she was thirteen. She participated in some of the earliest sit-ins and freedom rides, and was involved with the Black Panther Party. I spoke to her for over an hour about the civil rights movement, radical activism, Communism, and Angela Davis. The following edited interview is only a glimpse into her remarkable life and views.

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Review of An interview With Charlene Mitchell

An interesting interview with an interesting woman, Charlene Mtchell, an African American woman who ran for president in 1968 with the Communist Party. Unfortunately the material is hampered by mild technical difficulties. Hopefully it will be resubmitted after some final editing, but it isn't quite up to the NPR technical standard for the air.

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