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Record: Bombing of Osage, The


Bombing of Osage, The

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29 Biddle Law Library

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Year: Running Time: Format:
1986 0:58 VHS


Describes the confrontation between Philadelphia Police and members of the MOVE organization on Mothers Day, 1985, which left 11 men, women and children members of MOVE dead and 61 homes destroyed by fire. The events are situated in the history of Blacks in Philadelphia, the MOVE organization, and the Cobbs Creek neighborhood. All this is explored through historical photographs, interviews and footage of the confrontation and its resulting hearings.


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