Huey P. Newton Trial (1968):
Selected Links & Bibliography
by Kaitlin Woody


Huey Newton

A Huey P. Newton Story

Huey Percy Newton (Wikipedia)

"The Real Trial of the 20th Century"

FBI Records on the Black Panther Party

"A Huey P. Newton Story-Free Huey" (PBS)

"Huey P. Newton Trial: 1968" (Encyclopedia)

"Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement 1954-1985" (PBS)

"Free Huey! 'You Can Jail a Revolutionary, But You Can't Jail the Revolution'"


"Slain Officer 'Testifies' By Recording At Trial" (St. Petersburg Times, August 7, 1968)

"Black Panthers: Everyone's up tight" (The Michigan Daily, August 10, 1968)

"Huey Newton Takes Stand In Defense" (Lodi News-Sentinel, August 22, 1968)

"Newton Trial Final Debate Concluded" (Lodi New-Sentinel, September 5, 1968)

"Huey Newton Is Interviewed: Newton Jury Asks Testimony Again" (The Miami News, September 6,1968)

"Huey Newton's Fate Now In Jury's Hands" (Lodi News-Sentinel, September 6, 1968)

"Dispute Delays Black Panther Murder Trial" (Observer-Reporter, September 7, 1968)

"Murder Trial Jury Asks Explanations" (Eugene Register-Guard, September 8, 1968)

"Jury Still Out: Judge Corrects Error In Black Panther Trial" (The Victoria Advocate, September 8, 1968)

"Huey Newton Is Sentenced for Slaying" (Spokane Daily Chronicle, September 27, 1968)

"Huey Newton to Be Retried" (The Milwaukee Journal, July 30, 1970)

Huey Newton Freed, Awaiting Retrial" (Daytona Beach Morning Journal, August 4, 1970)

"Huey Newton Is Released While Awaiting New Trial" (The Harvard Crimson, August 07, 1970)

"Huey Newton Trial Ends in Hung Jury" (Times Daily, Aug, 9, 1971)

"Mistrial Declared In Newton Trial" (The News and Courier, August 9, 1971)

"Trial of Panther Newton Ends with 11-1 Hung Jury" (The Milwaukee Journal, August 9, 1971)

"Newton Trial Is Set for October" (The Times-News, August 11, 1971)

"Huey Newton Trial" (Ann Arbor Sun, August 21, 1971)

"Huey Newton Freed After Third Trial" (The Day, December 15, 1971)

NY Time Obituary 9/23/1989: "Huey Newton Symbolized the Rising Black Anger of a Generation"

"By Any Means Necessary" (NY Times, September 10, 2006)

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A Huey P. Newton Story

Documentary (2001)
Director: Spike Lee


  Hillard, David, with Keith and Kent Zimmerman. Huey: Spirit of the Panther. (Thunder's Mouth Press, 2005)

  Jeffries, Judson L. Huey P. Newton: The Radical Theorist. (University Press of Mississippi, 2006)

Newton, Huey. Revolutionary Suicide. (Penguin Classics, 2009)

  Newton, Huey. To Die for the People. (City Lights Publisher, 2009)

  Newton, Huey P. War Against the Panthers: A Study of Repression in America. (Writers & Readers, 2000)

  Newton, Huey, David Hilliard Ed. & Donald Weise Ed. The Huey P. Newton Reader. (Seven Stories Press, 2002)

  Pearlman, Lise. The Sky's The Limit: People v. Newton the Real Trial of the 20th Century? (Regent Press, 2012)

  Pearson, Hugh. Shadow of the Panther: Huey Newton and the Price of Black Power in America. (De Capo Press, 1995)

  Rhodes, Jane. Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon. (The New Press, 2007)

Rosebury, Celia. Black Liberation on Trial: The Case of Huey Newton. (Bay Area Committee to Defend Political Freedom, 1968)

  Seale, Bobby. Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton. (Black Classic Press, 1996)