Opposition to Redevelopment in Japantown

Date: 9/9/1974
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KPIX 120344
16mm newsfilm
KPIX Eyewitness News report from September 9th 1974 by Lynne Joiner featuring how residents of San Francisco's Japantown feel they are being forced to relocate by urban redevelopment. Includes views of the neighborhood and an interview with a spokesman opposed to this process, who explains that: "The kind of redevelopment that's going on right now is mainly to create this area as a tourist trap and we feel this is wrong because ... it drives out residents and small business people ... it ... puts a price on our culture and heritage."
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