1 hr 5 min

Episode 4 The Battle Ballots And Bullets

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It is July 23, 1968. Fred Ahmed Evans and his Black Nationalist group have been purchasing rifle, shotguns and ammunition with money from Mayor Carl Stokes’s “Cleveland: NOW!” antipoverty program. This episode explores the events leading up to the first shots and the chaos that ensued. We’ve got exclusive interviews with Cleveland Police Officers who were part of the gun battle, and hear about questions that still remain unanswered more than 50 years later.

It is July 23, 1968. Fred Ahmed Evans and his Black Nationalist group have been purchasing rifle, shotguns and ammunition with money from Mayor Carl Stokes’s “Cleveland: NOW!” antipoverty program. This episode explores the events leading up to the first shots and the chaos that ensued. We’ve got exclusive interviews with Cleveland Police Officers who were part of the gun battle, and hear about questions that still remain unanswered more than 50 years later.

1 hr 5 min

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