White Night Riots at City Hall II

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KQED News report from outside San Francisco's City Hall on May 21st 1979, featuring the White Night Riots. Includes chaotic scenes of police cars being burned by crowds of screaming rioters and views of fire engines and police vehicles arriving on the scene.

Originally aired on
KQED
Date aired
5/21/1979
Recording medium
16mm color co-magnetic sound film
1:20
Rights for this video belong to
NCPB/KQED
Type of material
archival news film
Identifier
KQN 3296-8
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3069

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I shot this while working for Evening Edition...16mm film.  That was one chaotic period of time in SF history.  Jonestown, the assasinations of Moscone and Milk...White Night.  Is there a reason the complete story was not posted?  I may have a copy here at home still (on 3/4).

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