Integration: Western Style (Updated over a year ago)
KRON-TV special report from 1963, narrated by Craig Jordan, looking at the issue of racial integration in San Francisco, which is referred to as: "A place where integration is a principle but frequently not a fact." Includes views of a 12,000 strong civil rights demonstration and march down Market Street on May 26th 1963. Also features interviews with: Everett Brandon (the Bay Area's first African American stock broker); employees of the Levi Strauss company, which actively supports integration; Harry Bridges (President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union); residents and manager of the St Francis Square community apartments and Richard Bowers (retired Army Major and Assistant Department Manager at Levi Strauss). This film was written and produced by Bob Anderson and directed by Dick Berendt. It opens with a brief introduction by the General Manager of KRON-TV: Harold P. See.
Tags: african american civil rights, bob anderson, civil right marches, craig jordan, dick berendt, everett brandon, harold p. see, harry bridges, international longshore and warehouse union (ilwu), kron 30, levi strauss company, market street, racial integration, racism, richard bowers, st francis square, stock brokers
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on December 26, 2011.
- Originally aired on: KRON-TV
- Date aired: 1963
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w, optical sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: KRON-TV
- Duration: 24:20
- Type of material: special report
- KRON 30.mp4 (231.46 MB – MPEG4 video)
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