On Strike! (At SF State)

About This Item

A documentary film by Saul Rouda and David Dobkin, made in collaboration with SF Newsreel, about the 1968-9 student and faculty strike at San Francisco State College. Features scenes of students demonstrating, clashing with riot police on campus and being arrested. Also includes views of riot police beating students and threatening them with drawn revolvers, and of the following giving speeches/press conferences: Ron Dellums; Danny Glover; Dr Carlton Goodlett, S.I. Hayakawa; Roger Alvarado; Mayor Joseph Alioto and Jerry Varnado. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

This 16mm film print was re-transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using a Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in November 2022. Film shrinkage was measured in November 2022 at 0.30%.

Saul Rouda loaned the TV Archive his 16mm answer print in 2011 and 2022, to produce this low-res online screener. Any requests to use or license this footage should be directed to Saul Rouda (Email: srouda@aol.com). Please contact the film archivist for further details.

Type of material
documentary film
16mm b&w, optical sound film
Rights for this video belong to
Saul Rouda
Date aired
Originally aired on
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