KPIX Eyewitness news report from 26th of August 1972 by Ed Arnow at a Women's Rights Day in celebration of the anniversary of women getting the right to vote just 52 years before. Panels and workshops from the event include: The Northern Californian Tribunal; women in prison; childcare; working women; equal rights amendment and women's sexuality. When Arnow asks an organizer of the event if she would characterize any of those attending as being anti-male, she replies: "Well the Women's Movement is basically establishing the right of women to control their own lives and if that comes into a conflict with men at times that may be a problem yes. Otherwise women are for women, and not in a negative sense against men." The TV Archive would like to thank guest-intern Siân Williams who repaired, remastered, catalogued and edited this newsfilm for the web.
The Bay Area TV Archive’s digitization projects are supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
For questions or comments about the Bay Area Television Archive, contact Alex Cherian, Bay Area Television Archivist, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 415-405-5565.