California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Comments on his investigation, as police chief of Bakersfield, of the murder of Earl Warren's father; his service, under Attorney General Robert W. Kenny and Governor Warren, on the Law Enforcement Advisory Committee and as coordinator of law agencies and race relations; the return of the Japanese Americans from concentration camps in 1944; his role in the Oakland police inquiry, 1950. Photographs and copies of relevant documents inserted. Appended: photocopies of the following - article and memorandum by Almena Lomax re Warren; Powers and Kenny correspondence and memoranda re the FBI and J. Edgar Hoover; articles by Powers; clippings re Oakland Police Department investigation; transcript of Powers' tape-recorded interview with Betty Toomes re a 1949 school integration incident in Arizona; clippings and a letter re a racial incident involving the police in Bakersfield, 1969.