John Summerskill Resigns

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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.

Originally aired on
KPIX Eye on the Bay News
Date aired
2/22/68
Recording medium
16mm b&w magnetic sound film
6:47
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival news film
Event
1968 SF State Student Strike
Identifier
KPIX 34723
Views
5048

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