Tommie Smith & John Carlos Arrive at Airport

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 21st 1968 by Barry Tomkins featuring brief scenes of U.S. Olympic 200m track medalists Tommie Smith (San Jose State alum) and John Carlos arriving at Oakland Airport. Includes views of the athletes walking quickly by massed ranks of press and photographers, in the wake of last week's controversial raised fist salute (in support of human rights) on Mexico City's Olympic podium.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
10/21/1968
Recording medium
16mm b&w, magnetic sound film
0:44
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 36984
Views
3428

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