Coretta King on the shooting of George Wallace

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KRON News footage from May 17th 1972 featuring brief scenes of Art Brown interviewing Coretta King for her reaction to the shooting of Governor George Wallace on May 15th by Arthur Bremer, in Maryland. She states: "I greatly deplore this dastardly act that was perpetrated against Governor Wallace. I certainly defend his right to run for the Presidency and to speak his convictions. I think this is another example that no individual is safe in this society which is so violently oriented." She also goes on to reflect on how this incident relates to the legacy of her late husband, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Originally aired on
KRON
Date aired
5/17/1972
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
1:15
Rights for this video belong to
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Type of material
local newsfilm
Identifier
KRON 3029-9
Views
899

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