Alioto on the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
KPIX Eyewitness New report from April 4th 1968 in San Francisco featuring a press conference by Mayor Joseph Alioto, who explains how the city will mourn for the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who was just killed in Memphis (TN). He expresses confidence that the local African American community will not react violently to King's murder and announces a memorial service at the Civic Center: "I ask all San Franciscans to join me, to pay respects to a great and fallen leader."
- Type of material
- archival newsfilm
- 16mm b&w, co-magnetic sound film
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- CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Date aired
- Originally aired on
- KPIX 35094