Please note: the sound quality on the master video is low in places. Compilation of KPIX-TV special news reports by David Fowler from November 28th 1978 in San Francisco, featuring services, vigils, press conferences and speeches to honor mayor George Moscone and supervisor Harvey Milk, who were shot and killed in City Hall on the 27th. Includes scenes of: a candlelit march down Market Street to City Hall; Joan Baez leading mourners singing 'Amazing Grace'; acting mayor Diane Feinsten speaking to crowds; the bodies of Moscone and Milk being brought in coffins from the funeral home to City Hall; mourners filing past the coffins; a High Mass at St Mary's Cathedral, with readings by Moscone's children; Harvey Milk's body being wheeled from City Hall on a stretcher and a press conference with Moscone's press secretary Mel Wax.
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