A split screen comparison showing the difference in picture quality between two different video formats, featuring the same footage of Darryl Cox discussing African American fathers, on June 8th 1989. Visible to the left of screen is a 3/4-inch video copy (lower quality) and playing to the right of screen is a 1-inch video master (higher quality). It can be seen that the 1-inch video provides higher resolution than the 3/4-inch copy and thus more visual detail. This effect is most noticeable when looking at the cloth of Darryl Cox's jacket. The white stitching lines are more clearly apparent to the right of screen. This clip was sourced from a KPIX-TV Bay Sunday Show titled 'Black Fathers', which is already available to view in DIVA.... (more info)
KPIX Eyewitness News report from March 28th 1978 featuring the 11th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco. Includes very brief views of crowds watching Japanese dancers in an ornamental garden.... (more info)
112. 2 FACED ASSEMBLY: Assemblyman Falanti of San Rafael ran on a platform of rent reform in the light of Prop. 13 however he raised rents in buildings he owns in San Rafael he now says he will discuss it w/ partners.
A CBS News 48 Hours program from October 1988, presented by Dan Rather, featuring the "collision" of AIDS and drug abuse in New York City. Includes: Bernard Goldberg on how ADAPT distributes needles condoms and information in a Latino and African American neighbrohood; Victoria Corderi on heterosexual use of condoms and women in an AIDS ward; Richard Roth reviewing how hospitals are training HIV-positive women how to prevent passing the disease to infants and Harold Dow discussing AIDS awareness with homeless men and women. Also includes the report 'Patterns' from San Francisco in which Cleve Jones explains how and why the AIDS quilt is being made.... (more info)
Please note: original sound levels were low in some of the committee meetings, due to a lack of suitable audio recording equipment on location. KPIX-TV special report from 1955 featuring the 5th Model United Nations hosted by San Francisco State College. This educational convention gives 1200 students the opportunity to enact how the UN organization works to maintain world peace. Includes scenes of organizers and delegates being interviewed and views of various committee meetings. The conference director Chandler Meloy states that: "Of course at San Francisco State College we're very happy that we're adding another great college to this community and I think it's going to be one of the great American colleges in the very near future."... (more info)
KPIX-TV coverage of the 75th Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco from May 18th 1986, presented by Wayne Walker and Diana Nyad. Features extensive scenes of the men's and women's races, the carnival atmosphere of runners dressed in costumes and carrying floats and views of the 'Footstock' after-race party in Golden Gate Park's polo fields. Also includes many interviews with participants. This program was produced by Candice Meyers and directed by Phil Martino.... (more info)
KPIX-TV coverage of the 85th Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco from May 19th 1996, featuring scenes of runners dressed in costume passing by the camera and also views of people riding on floats and enjoying the party atmosphere.
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KPIX-TV coverage of the 85th Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco from May 19th 1996, featuring pre-race interviews with runners dressed in novelty costumes and scenes of carnival atmosphere.... (more info)