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Sgt. Wilson, May 28, 1969

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 36, Object: 5

Scope and Contents

Notes from an interview, 1969 (Handwritten Manuscript, 3 pages). Wilson was one of the police officers called back to duty after Tactical Alert Phase II (a police response protocol) was implemented by Chief Kelley. He describes Lena Rivers Smith confronting the police line at City Hall, and was the officer who gave the order to release tear gas on the crowd.


  • May 28, 1969


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