Interview with Huey P. Newton
QUESTION 18
LOUIS MASSIAH:

And then what happened?

HUEY NEWTON:

Ah, my next recollection was the, or my conscious, ah, ah, was that the, ah, police were beating me on, on the gurney, that I was, that the doctors were preparing me for surgery on. As a matter I became the, ah, one of my hands was, ah, ah, the nerves were gone in, in my left hand the police were spitting on me and so forth. There was a picture taken by some reporters who barged into the emergency room. And the police beat the reporters also. But, ah, one reporter got away with one picture that, ah, showed that I was shackled on the gurney and, ah, while the police said they beat me because I was struggling with them.