Interest in Alcatraz occupation grows

 
Date: 11/29/1969
Reference Number:
KPIX 100786
Format:
16mm newsfilm
Description/Summary:
KPIX's Ben Williams reports from Alcatraz Island on 29th November 1969, where support for the American indian occupation continues to grow. Features views of Fisherman's Wharf and also short interviews with Harvey Wells and Mrs Hart. Williams ends with a summary to camera: "The Indian invaders of Alcatraz are convinced their conquest is not a temporary one. Long range planning strategy is already being made and spokesmen say they're taking each day as it comes ... They say the next move is up to the American government."
Availability:
Mp4 video file streaming online in DIVA:
https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/187790
Collection/Copyright Holder:
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Further Details:
Contact resident Film Archivist Alex Cherian (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu)