Dizzy Gillespie live onstage and on his Bahá'í Faith Featured last month
KRON-TV newsfilm footage from October 22nd 1969 featuring brief scenes of jazz trumpeter and composer John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (1917-1993) playing at a Jazz Workshop and also being interviewed about his recent adoption of the Bahá'í Faith.
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Established in 1982, the TV Archive preserves 6000 hours of newsfilm, documentaries and other TV footage produced in the Bay Area and Northern California from the Twentieth Century. We are a part of the J. Paul Leonard Library's Department of Special Collections and oversee material owned by local TV stations KPIX-TV, KRON-TV, KQED and KTVU. The Bay Area TV Archive’s digitization projects are supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
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