Witness Testimony of Robert Curvin- Oct 17, 1967 (Excerpt on Gov Hughes)

Witness Testimony of Robert Curvin before the Governor's Select Commission on Civil Disorders. In his testimony, Curvin describes a meeting with Governor Hughes, Tom Hayden (NCUP), and others on Sunday July 16, 1967 to discuss "impressions of what was going on in the community at the time." Community leaders, such as Curvin, acted as intermediaries betwen government officials and Newark residents during the 1967 rebellion through meetings like this. -- Credit: Rutgers University Digital Legal Library Repository

Witness Testimony of Robert Curvin before the Governor’s Select Commission on Civil Disorders. In his testimony, Curvin describes a meeting with Governor Hughes, Tom Hayden (NCUP), and others on Sunday July 16, 1967 to discuss “impressions of what was going on in the community at the time.” Community leaders, such as Curvin, acted as intermediaries betwen government officials and Newark residents during the 1967 rebellion through meetings like this. — Credit: Rutgers University Digital Legal Library Repository