Interest in Alcatraz occupation grows

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KPIX's Ben Williams reports from Alcatraz Island on 29th November 1969, where support for the American indian occupation continues to grow. Features views of Fisherman's Wharf and also short interviews with Harvey Wells and Mrs Hart. Williams ends with a summary to camera: "The Indian invaders of Alcatraz are convinced their conquest is not a temporary one. Long range planning strategy is already being made and spokesmen say they're taking each day as it comes ... They say the next move is up to the American government."

Originally aired on
KPIX Eye on the Bay News
Date aired
11/29/1969
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
3:04
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival news film
Event
Occupation of Alcatraz
Identifier
KPIX 100786
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3926

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