Mayor John Lindsay and Marlon Brando In Harlem, 1968

December 11, 2013

mayor-john-lindsay-and-actor-marlon-brando-take-a-goodwill-stroll-through-harlem-may-2-1968Mayor John Lindsay and actor Marlon Brando take a goodwill stroll through Harlem, May 2, 1968 on 125th Street.

Brando said he visited the Mayor to discuss the report of the President’s Advisory commission on Civil Disorders. Part of Brando’s coming to Harlem was an invite from friend and Harlemite Harry Belafonte who had rallied other Hollywood chums like Paul Newman and Charlton Heston to put their names to the Civil Rights movement.

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