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An Interview With Dave Knuti
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TitleAn Interview With Dave Knuti
AbstractInterviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded October 8, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents.
NotesListed under the community affairs category. Interview begins with biographical information and he discusses the racial tensions and riots in Kansas City and various programs.
SourceKansas City Public Library; Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc.
LocationSC69-2, Tape 39, CD 39 (2 parts)
Local SubjectTolbert, Richard
Oral History
Race Relations
African Americans
Knuti, Dave
Pemberton, Lounner
Item TypeArchival Material
TranscriptionOutline of Interview:

Introduction and biographical information. Went to College (Dartmouth) from 1957-1962. Job brings him to Kansas City, Missouri. Equal Opportunity Act just been passed. HRC Pioneer. The bridging of racial gaps in cities--an exciting time. Economic progress emphasized. Struggles with federal government and community and self to make programs successful.

Remembering Dr. King. Riots in community and impression on Kansas City. Experience of paranoia. Establishing Major Employment Centers. A real look at the Asphalt Jungle. Security placed on front of Center. Fights with elements of community that could have torn programs to bits. Panthers and SAC 20 - comparison.L. Pemberton - a personal look at this long time leader.

Other leaders in politics. Richard Tolbert mentioned. Personal changes and programs expanding. Successfully expanding programs. Personal disasters. Guides for future. A good look at the reality of programs. Differences in program. Manpower programs will not save our cities. Decadence of the community. Capacity of program to reach and help people in bureaucracy. Future of Programs.
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Item ID210250
CONTENTdm number36301
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