James Meredith Press Conference

 
Date: 1/31/1963
Reference Number:
KPIX 17718
Format:
16mm newsfilm
Description/Summary:
KPIX News footage from January 31st 1963 featuring brief scenes from a press conference by James Meredith, who was the first African American student admitted to the University of Mississippi in 1962 (it practiced racial segregation at the time). Also includes views of outside the graduate school there.
Availability:
Mp4 video file streaming online in DIVA:
https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/210737
Collection/Copyright Holder:
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Further Details:
Contact resident Film Archivist Alex Cherian (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu)