2/20/2013 First Person Radio with Clyde Bellecourt on Wounded Knee

 

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock with guest Clyde Bellecourt on Wednesday, February 20, at 9 am Central. We will discuss the 40th anniversary of Wounded Knee. Bellecourt, who was in Wounded Knee and part of negotiations to bring elders and chiefs to Washington, D.C. for talks directly with the Nixon government. Wounded Knee lasted for 73 harrowing days as FBI and federal marshals pinned the compound down with heavy artillery, including sniper fire. NPR reporter Kevin McKiernen reported from inside. We will include short clips from his reports.

Playlist Tracks: 
Clyde Bellecourt - Exec Dir of AIM Interpretive Center
Topics: Wounded Knee 1973-2013 Anniversary
Air Date: 
February 20, 2013

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