September 15, 2008

Peter Camejo speaking in 1976

Peter Camejo -- who died this week after losing his battle with cancer -- is heard here speaking in 1976 on the NBC network when he stood for the US Socialist Workers Party as its presidential candidate.

Source: Jon Flanders

I have slightly edited the interview and transposed it to mono mode. The poor quality is due to the original recording but it's a brilliant piece of socialist advocacy and showcases Camejo's skill for making socialist ideas accessible to a wide audience.

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Peter Camejo, socialist candidate for
mayor of Berkeley in 1967, speaks
to student rally against
tuition at U.C. Berkeley.
Photo by Brian Shannon

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