To mark the 50th anniversary of George Jackson’s assassination, former Black Panther Eddie Conway and historian Claude Marks talk about Jackson’s life, his extensive library, and the way that he seemed to be able to look 1,000 years into the future. Jackson was killed in a San Quentin prison on August 21, 1971.

Freedom Archives: 99 Books – 50 Year Anniversary Tribute to George Jackson

Eddie Conway

Executive Producer

Eddie Conway is an Executive Producer of The Real News Network. He is the host of the TRNN show Rattling the Bars. He is Chairman of the Board of Ida B's Restaurant, and the author of two books: Marshall Law: The Life & Times of a Baltimore Black Panther and The Greatest Threat: The Black Panther Party and COINTELPRO. A former member of the Black Panther Party, Eddie Conway is an internationally known political prisoner for over 43 years, a long time prisoners' rights organizer in Maryland, the co-founder of the Friend of a Friend mentoring program, and the President of Tubman House Inc. of Baltimore. He is a national and international speaker and has several degrees.