Author Bradley Shreve explores the Red Power movement and discusses his new book on Friday, February 14, at noon.
During the 1960s, American Indian youth were swept up in a movement called Red Power–a civil rights struggle fueled by intertribal activism. While some see the movement as militant and others as peaceful, there is one common assumption about its history: Red Power began with the Indian takeover of Alcatraz in 1969. Or did it?
Watch live online (http://www.ustream.tv/usnationalarchives) or join in person (enter the National Archives Building through the Special Events entrance at Seventh Street and Constitution Avenue).
A book signing will follow the program.