Occupation of Alcatraz Island: Day 1

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KQED news report from November 20th 1969, featuring views of American Indians relaxing on Alcatraz Island and tourists circling the island in boats. There are a series of interviews with protesters who justify their occupation of the island. Dennis Turner replies to a query about the potential threat of federal force being used to evict them by asking: “How can anyone refuse you legal rights to your own property?”

Originally aired on
KQED News
Date aired
11/20/1969
Recording medium
16mm b&w magnetic sound film
6:24
Rights for this video belong to
NCPB/KQED
Type of material
archival news film
Event
Occupation of Alcatraz
Identifier
KQN 512
Views
7682

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