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Bishop Spears, June 8, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 35, Object: 4

Scope and Contents

Notes from an interview, (Handwritten Manuscript, 7 pages). Spears, a pastor new to Kansas City, remembers being called out of a service due to reports of marching students and tear gas. He goes on to describe the events of April 9, including the speakers at City Hall, the effort to bring students to Municipal Stadium, and MICA’s role in further protesting Includes brief notes from interviews with Sheriff Owsley, Herman A. Johnson, Leon Jordan, Bruce Watkins, and Helen Stubbs.


  • June 8, 1968


From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 2 Manuscript Boxes.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository