Auto Row Sit ins and Arrests

About This Item

KRON News footage from April 11th 1964 featuring the Cadillac Auto-Row protests and sit ins, on San Francisco's Van Ness Avenue. Includes scenes of picketing, a mass march into the Cadillac dealership (housed in the Don Lee Cadillac Building) and sit downs, protestors singing civil rights songs inside and discussions between police and organizers about what constitutes resisting arrest. One man is heard to shout: "let's go to jail!" Also includes views of Dr Thomas (Nat) Burbridge organizing protestors and mass arrests by the police.

Originally aired on
KRON-TV
Date aired
4/11/1964
Recording medium
16mm b&w negative, magnetic sound film
10:21
Rights for this video belong to
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KRON 564-2
Views
3806

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I was there.

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