John Summerskill Resigns (Updated over a year ago)
John Summerskill gives a press conference following his resignation as President of SF State College, reflecting on prevailing student attitudes, the California State college system and political interference in Higher Education. A crowd of students is seen chanting: "Hell no, no suspensions!" outside the Administration Building and climbing inside through windows. KPIX's Ben Williams also summarizes the events leading up to Summerskill's resignation.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on October 26, 2011.
- Event: 1968 SF State Student Strike
- Type of material: archival news film
- Duration: 6:47
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w magnetic sound film
- Date aired: 2/22/68
- Originally aired on: KPIX Eye on the Bay News
- KPIX 34723.mp4 (71.71 MB – MPEG4 video)
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