Occupation & ownership of Alcatraz Island (Updated over a year ago)
KPIX news report from December 2nd 1969, featuring a press conference in which Richard Oakes explains to the press that: "Alcatraz offers the insulation necessary for us to develop intellectually." The Federal representative Mr Hammon is seen refusing to accept that American Indians may occupy Alcatraz Island indefinitely and an Indian spokesman presents an argument in support of their treaty rights to appropriate surplus federal land.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on September 22, 2009.
- Originally aired on: KPIX Eye on the Bay News
- Date aired: 12/2/1969
- Recording medium: 16mm color magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 3:24
- Type of material: archival news film
- Event: Occupation of Alcatraz
- KPIX 100804.mp4 (27.59 MB – MPEG4 video)
- Views: 7295 (7295 for this version)
- Imported from external collection.
- Update by Alex Cherian over a year ago