Adam Clayton Powell and Senator Greenwood (LI) Comment on Election

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Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., (D-NY) talks to newsmen at press conference in New York, Dec. 29, 1952.

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Powell: The vote in Harlem is split between him and Stevenson: a clear mandate that they must have civil rights, to get the Negro vote, a clear cut program of deeds on civil rights.

Greenwood: concession?


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 5790
Municipal archives id: LT253