Occupation of Alcatraz Collection

56 items

Local newsfilm and documentaries relating to the Native American occupation of Alcatraz Island (1969-71).

"Keep off Indian property"

KQED news report from the first day of the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz (11/20/69), featuring views of the...

Aired: 11/20/1969

'NEGRO' Group Tries To Broker A Deal For American Indians Occupying Alcatraz

KRON-TV news footage from September 2nd 1970 with reporter Myra Scott featuring scenes from a press conference by...

Aired: 9/2/1970

'NEGRO' group fails to broker deal for Alcatraz

KRON-TV news footage from September 4th 1970 featuring scenes from a press conference with Dr. Thomas W. Matthew...

Aired: 9/4/1970

1st Anniversary of Alcatraz Occupation

KRON-TV news footage from November 20th 1970 with reporter Mike Mills featuring brief scenes from a press conference...

Aired: 11/20/1970

A conference with U.S. government officials

KQED news report from Alcatraz on December 10th 1969 featuring a conference with government officials, during which...

Aired: 12/10/1969

Alcatraz Kids Visit West Portal School

KPIX Eyewitness News report from January 29th 1970 by Pat O'Brien featuring a visit by 10 American...

Aired: 1/29/1970

Alcatraz development plan press conference

KQED news report on August 25th 1969 from a press conference featuring an architect and a public official,...

Aired: 8/25/1969

Alcatraz scenes, relief fund, Richard Oakes interview

KQED news report from Alcatraz on November 24th 1969, featuring views of the occupying Indians and interviews with...

Aired: 11/24/1969

Alcatraz takeover press conference

KQED news report from June 14th 1971 featuring a press conference held by Federal authorities, following their...

Aired: 6/14/1971

Alioto responds to Alvin Duskin

KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 9th 1969 by Mike Lee featuring an interview with San Francisco's mayor...

Aired: 10/9/69

American Indian & Federal press conferences

KPIX news report from January 15th 1970 featuring excerpts from two press conferences, in which an American Indian...

Aired: 1/15/1970

American Indian Alcatraz Proclamation

KRON News report from November 10th 1969 by Mike Mills featuring views of reporters, federal authorities and...

Aired: 11/10/1969

American Indian Support Press Conference

KPIX news report from a press conference outside the Mission Area Community Action Center in San Francisco, on...

Aired: 12/15/1969

American Indian environmental festival at Pine Lake Park (KPIX-TV)

KPIX's Evan White reports from Pine Lake Park in San Francisco on November 14th 1970, where American Indians...

Aired: 11/14/1970

American Indian environmental festival at Pine Lake Park (KRON-TV)

KRON-TV news footage from November 14th 1970 with reporter Myra Scott at Pine Lake Park in San Francisco on November...

Aired: 10/14/1970

American Indian proclamation claiming rights to Alcatraz

KPIX news report from Alcatraz on 10th November 1969, where a group of American Indians have just spent a night...

Aired: 11/10/1969

American Indians Arrested & Taken Off Alcatraz Island

KRON-TV news footage from June 11th 1971, where 15 American Indian activists have just been removed from Alcatraz...

Aired: 6/11/1971

American Indians at Federal offices

KPIX news report opening with a brief glimpse of American Indians - including Richard Oakes - meeting with...

Aired: 3/23/1970

American Indians claim army surplus land near Davis

KPIX's Ben Williams reports from an army communications camp seven miles West of Davis on November 3rd 1970,...

Aired: 11/3/1970

American Indians occupy Nike Missile site in San Pablo

KPIX news report from a Nike missile site in San Pablo on June 14th 1971, where American Indian activists have just...

Aired: 6/14/1971

American Indians occupy Nike Missile site in San Pablo, Part I

KQED news report from a Nike missile site in San Pablo on June 14th 1971, where American Indian activists have just...

Aired: 6/14/1971

American Indians removed from Alcatraz, Part I

KPIX's Belva Davis reports from Alcatraz on June 11th 1971, where American Indian activists have just been...

Aired: 6/11/1971

American Indians removed from Alcatraz, Part II

KPIX's Belva Davis reports from Alcatraz on June 11th 1971, where American Indian activists have just been...

Aired: 6/11/1971

American Indians signing agreement

KPIX news report from a press conference held on September 4th 1970, in which a reporter poses the question to DHEW...

Aired: 9/4/1970

American Indians swim onto Alcatraz island

KRON News report from November 9th 1969 by Mike Mills featuring scenes of American Indian activists dancing on San...

Aired: 11/9/1969

American Indians swim onto Alcatraz island, Part II

KRON news footage from November 9th 1969 with reporter Mike Mills featuring scenes of American Indian activists...

Aired: 11/9/1969

An informal sightseeing tour of Alcatraz

KQED news report on the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz from June 16th 1970, featuring brief extracts of the...

Aired: 6/16/1970

Bay Sunday: Alcatraz Occupation 20th Anniversary

Segment from KPIX-TV's Bay Sunday show from December 10th 1989, presented by Barbara Rodgers, featuring a...

Aired: 12/10/89

Citizens Coalition for Alcatraz Island

KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 31st 1969 at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco featuring a press...

Aired: 10/31/69

Daily routine on Alcatraz I

Part I of a KQED News report from December 1st 1969, featuring silent scenes of everyday life for the American...

Aired: 12/1/1969

Daily routine on Alcatraz II

Part II of a KQED News report from December 1st 1969, featuring silent scenes of everyday life for the American...

Aired: 12/1/1969

Fisherman's Wharf & fires on Alcatraz

KQED news report from Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco on June 8th 1970, featuring interviews with a ferry...

Aired: 6/8/1970

Guided Tours Of Alcatraz Island - First Day

KRON-TV news footage from October 26th 1973 with reporter Frank Johnstone featuring scenes of people explaining why...

Aired: 10/26/1973

Guided Tours Of Alcatraz Island - First Day (KPIX-TV)

KPIX-TV news footage from October 26th 1973 with reporter Al Dale featuring scenes of people catching the new ferry...

Aired: 10/26/1973

Harvey Wells interviewed about Alcatraz occupation

KPIX's Jay Newburn reports from Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, where the vessel Sea Rogue is shown...

Aired: 11/30/1969

Interest in Alcatraz occupation grows

KPIX's Ben Williams reports from Alcatraz Island on 29th November 1969, where support for the American indian...

Aired: 11/29/1969

Interview with John Trudell at Fisherman's Wharf

KQED news report from Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco on August 14th 1970 featuring an interview with John...

Aired: 8/14/1970

Interviews & confrontation with Coastguard at Alcatraz

 KQED news report from Alcatraz Island on November 26th 1969, featuring interviews with Dennis Turner, Al...

Aired: 11/26/1969

Interviews with American Indians on Alcatraz

A KQED news report from Alcatraz featuring the American Indian occupation of the island, on November 24th 1969....

Aired: 11/24/1969

John Trudell on arrow firing incident

KRON-TV news footage from August 14th 1970 featuring brief scenes from a press conference at Fisherman's Wharf...

Aired: 8/14/1970

Kim Robertson & Labor Department visit Alcatraz

KPIX's Mike Lee interviews members of the Labor Department at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco on...

Aired: 12/10/1969

Lamar Hunt & John Ertola on Alcatraz

KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 14th 1969 by Belva Davis in San Francisco featuring press conferences with...

Aired: 10/14/69

Legitimacy of American Indians right to negotiate

KPIX news report from January 9th 1970, opening with brief views of buildings on Alcatraz Island and a glimpse...

Aired: 1/9/1970

Marine Insurance & Dr. LaNada War Jack Interview

KPIX's Ed Arnow reports from Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco on June 26th 1970. He interviews Don...

Aired: 6/26/1970

Monte Cristo Sailing Boat Feature

KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 8th 1969 by Dave Monsees at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco,...

Aired: 10/8/69

Occupation & ownership of Alcatraz Island

KPIX news report from December 2nd 1969, featuring a press conference in which Richard Oakes explains to the press...

Aired: 12/2/1969

Occupation of Alcatraz Island: Day 1

KQED news report from November 20th 1969, featuring views of American Indians relaxing on Alcatraz Island and...

Aired: 11/20/1969

One year of the Alcatraz Occupation

KRON-TV news footage from November 12th 1970 featuring interviews on Alcatraz Island with John Trudell (1946-2015),...

Aired: 11/12/1970

Pit River & Alcatraz American Indian meetings in San Francisco

KPIX's Evan White reports from downtown San Francisco on March 25th 1971, where representatives of the Pit...

Aired: 3/25/1971

Restricting Access To Alcatraz Island

KRON-TV news footage from June 8th 1970 featuring scenes from one of the waterfront piers in San Francisco, where a...

Aired: 6/8/1970

Richard Oakes Reads American Indian Proclamation on Vista Pier

KRON-TV News footage from November 9th 1969 featuring scenes of Mohawk activist and San Francisco State student...

Aired: 11/9/1969

Richard Oakes Talks About His Daughter Yvonne

KRON-TV news footage from January 5th 1970 with reporter Mike Mills at the Public Health Service Hospital in San...

Aired: 1/5/1970

Rock show benefit announced for Alcatraz

KPIX news report featuring an interview with a rock promoter on December 27th 1969, who describes how two shows at...

Aired: 12/27/1969

Sacheen Littlefeather Modeling For Photo Shoot (1971)

KRON-TV news footage from January 16th 1971 featuring brief scenes of Apache actress and activist for American...

Aired: 1/16/1971

Support for Nike Missile site occupation

KPIX news report featuring silent views of American Indian activists walking around the Nike Missile site...

Aired: 6/16/1971

Thanksgiving press conference on Alcatraz

KQED news report from Alcatraz on November 25th 1970, featuring the unloading of supplies from a boat at the dock,...

Aired: 11/25/1970