African American hunger strike in San Quentin

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 4th 1969 by Ben Williams at San Quentin state prison (Marin County), featuring a non violent hunger strike by African American inmates. Includes views of San Quentin and scenes of Williams interviewing Warden Jacobs, who explains that between 25 to 65 men from a segregation unit, whom he describes as "black militants," have presented him with a list of 10 demands for improving conditions within the prison.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
10/4/69
Recording medium
16mm, color co-magnetic sound film
3:05
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival news film
Identifier
KPIX 100350
Views
5285

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