Kevin McKiernan inside Wounded Knee

May 16, 1973 —
Topics: Politics
Kevin McKiernan

Inside Wounded Knee. Kevin McKiernan, who was inside the occupied village of Wounded Knee, described his experience and plays taped actualities of fire-fights between federal marshals and those inside the village. One hears conversations between Red Arrow, the government radio, and the central command radio of Wounded Knee-Clearwater.

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