Journalist and newscaster Evan White on his experience covering the 1977 Section 504 Occupation
In this oral history interview, journalist and newscaster Evan White discusses his experience covering the 504 Sit-in in San Francisco. He notes how the protest organizers communicated with the media as a strategy, and how media coverage affected the success of the protest. He also traveled with a select group of protesters to Washington D.C., and discusses the experiences of transporting protesters around the city in a moving van as their only accessible vehicle option, meeting Joe Califano, and waiting for President Jimmy Carter outside of church.
- Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
- Spring 2014
- 1970s; San Francisco Bay Area