Ted Kennedy, Eugene McCarthy & Robert Kennedy Speeches

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from May 20th 1968 featuring speeches by Edward Kennedy (on the Kennedy's labor relations record) and Eugene McCarthy (on his campaign), at a fund-raising dinner for the Committee on Political Education (COPE) of the American Federal of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) at the Hilton Hotel in San Francisco.  Also includes scenes from a Robert Kennedy speech at the San Francisco Press Club (on political stereotypes and the "new politics"). KPIX reporter Rollin Post gives a brief editorial and there are brief views of Robert Kennedy's motorcade through San Francisco and his Springer Spaniel Freckles. Thanks to Paul Lee for providing the correct date and locations of these speeches.

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Date aired
May 1968
Recording medium
16mm b&w, magnetic silent/sound film
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Type of material
archival newsfilm
KPIX 000004-5

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