Coretta King unveils a statue of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Updated over a year ago)
Please note: the magnetic soundtrack is partially distorted in places, due to 16mm film warpage. KPIX Eyewitness report from 24th of February 1972 in which Coretta King (1927-2006), the American Civil Rights activist and widow of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addresses a crowd and unveils a statue of her late husband. Accompanying Coretta King is Jesse Jackson. The TV Archive would like to thank guest-intern Siân Williams who repaired, remastered, cataloged and edited this newsfilm for the web.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on September 30, 2011.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 2/24/1972
- Recording medium: 16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 2:45
- Type of material: archival newsfilm
- KPIX 107662.mp4 (26.08 MB – MPEG4 video)
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