Committee for the Defense of Philip Bentley Brooks

Title

Committee for the Defense of Philip Bentley Brooks

Description

A press release regarding the defense of Philip Bentley Brooks who was accused of murdering a deputy sheriff during the "Watts Uprising". The document provides case details, comments from his attorney, Kenneth Thomas, and requests for funding from the committee seeking his release.

Date

February 18, 1966

Creator

Freeman, Jeanne

Subject

Watts 1965, Los Angeles County Sherrif's Department, White Power Structure, Police Malpractice, Philip Bentley Brooks

Identifier

scl000009

Files

scl000009001-002.pdf

Citation

Freeman, Jeanne, “Committee for the Defense of Philip Bentley Brooks,” Watts Collection, accessed August 22, 2019, http://watts.library.lmu.build/cms/items/show/9.