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Peralta TV To Broadcast Exclusive 2008 Interview with Richard Aoki

11 September 2012. 2 comments

In 2008, Peralta TV produced an award-winning documentary on the origins of the Black Panther Party at Merritt College. As part of the documentary, “Merritt College: Home of the Black Panthers,” Peralta TV interviewed Richard Aoki, who for many years worked for the Peralta Community College District as a teacher, administrator and counselor.

Although regarded by many as a leader in civil rights and activist circles, recent evidence suggests that Richard Aoki may have been an FBI informant. Peralta TV conducted a lengthy interview with him in October 2008, just months before he died in 2009.

Peralta TV will broadcast its entire 90-minute interview with Richard Aoki in three episodes this week on Wednesday (9/12), Thursday (9/13) and Friday (9/14) at 8:30 p.m. Peralta TV can be seen on Comcast cable channels 27 (Alameda and Berkeley) and 28 (Oakland, Emeryville and Piedmont) and throughout the Bay Area on AT&T’s U-Verse channel 99.

Was Richard Aoki an FBI informant or a committed revolutionary? See his story in his words this week on Peralta TV.

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  1. Burt Dragin says:

    Congratulations. How do we watch if we don’t have Comcast or ATTUverse?
    Is it on the Peralta TV website for us to view?
    Burt Dragin

  2. Public Relations says:

    Hi Mr. Dragin, you can watch all episodes online at http://bit.ly/QY2BWW Enjoy!

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