Rally for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from April 5th 1968 in San Francisco by Belva Davis featuring a commemorative service held in Civic Center Plaza for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who was killed yesterday in Memphis (TN). Includes views of Mayor Joseph Alioto, Terry Francois and others making speeches, including the Right Rev. C. Kilmer Meyers who grimly declares that: "We whites are the ones who by our vicious racism have brought to death this sainted follower of the prince of peace." Also shown are views of large crowds gathered to pay their respects, of Mrs. Charlie Mae Haynes singing 'Take My Hand, Precious Lord' and of riot police inside a Woolworth store.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
4/5/1968
Recording medium
16mm b&w, co-magnetic sound film
9:19
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 35101
Views
3797

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