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The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971)

05/01/1971 (US) Documentary 1h 28m


Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also documents his activities in organizing the Chapter, his public speeches, and the programs he founded for children during the last eighteen months of his life.

  1. Howard Alk


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  1. Fred Hampton

    Fred Hampton

    Self (archive footage)

  2. Rennie Davis

    Self (archive footage)

  3. Edward Hanrahan

    Self (Illinois State's Attorney) (archive footage) (as Edward V. Hanrahan)

  4. Don Matuson

    Attorney in trial re-creation

  5. Skip Andrew

    Self - Attorney (archive footage)

  6. Edward Carmody

    Self - State's Atty Police (archive footage)

  7. Deborah Johnson

    Self (archive footage)

  8. Renault Robinson

    Self - Pres., Afro-American Police Assn. (archive footage)

  9. Ronald Satchel

    Self (archive footage) (as 'Doc' Satchel)

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The Murder of Fred Hampton
The Murder of Fred Hampton

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Original Language English

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